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Unique Lotus Evora Sport 410 Honors Iconic Esprit S1

Unique Lotus Evora Sport 410 Honors Iconic Esprit S1

Representing the state of the supercar art, a one-off Evora Sport 410 has been commissioned through Lotus Exclusive as a tribute to one of its most famous ancestors, the Lotus Esprit S1. Launched in October 2016, the Evora Sport 410 has wowed motoring press and customers with its combination of effortless pace and intu ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show Opens its Doors

2017 Chicago Auto Show Opens its Doors

THE 2017 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW READY TO OPEN ITS DOORS The Nation's Largest Auto Show Runs Feb. 11-20 CHICAGO (Feb. ... Continue reading

PREVIEW: Lotus Exige Race 380 - First Class in Competition

PREVIEW: Lotus Exige Race 380 - First Class in Competition

Race only version of sensational Exige Sport 380 375 hp and 410 Nm Weight cut to just 998 kg dry 0-60 mph in just 3.2 secs Laps Hethel 1.5 seconds quicker than Exige Cup R Aerodynamic downforce boosted to 240 kg Unapologetic, uncompromising and built to win, Lotus has announced the development of the mighty Exige Race ... Continue reading

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

Consumers who choose a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award winner shouldn't have trouble seeing the road on nighttime drives. Good or acceptable ratings in the Institute's new headlight evaluations set the latest crop of qualifiers apart. ... Continue reading

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

In another web first, The Auto Channel makes it easier for new vehicle researchers to pare through the thousands of vehicles by body style, trim levels, prices, hundreds of specs, dimensions, capacities and now your choice of transmission type, manual, CVT and automatic. ... Continue reading

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. has once again climbed slightly this year, to 11.6 years, according to industry experts at IHS Markit , a leading provider of business information and analysis for the global automotive industry. Registrations for light VIO, including ... Continue reading

2016 LA Auto Show: 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Finalists Announced

2016 LA Auto Show: 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Finalists Announced

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2016 -- Finalists for 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) were announced Tuesday at Automobility L.A., the conference that precedes the Los Angeles auto show. ... Continue reading

October 2016 US Auto Sales Scoreboard - AIADA

October 2016 US Auto Sales Scoreboard - AIADA

Washington DC November 2, 2016; The AIADA reported that sales in October slowed from the pace they enjoyed earlier in the year. However, the month's relatively minor decline in sales suggests that the market may have plateaued at a healthy pace. ... Continue reading

Beauty Of A Beast: Lotus Exige 350 Special Edition

Beauty Of A Beast: Lotus Exige 350 Special Edition

NORFOLK, England - October 4, 2016: Saving the hardest until last, the new Lotus Exige 350 Special Edition is a fitting completion to the trilogy of Lotus 50th celebration editions. Based on the most extreme Exige to date, the Sport 350, the new special edition adds a number of lightweight, performance-enhancing featur ... Continue reading

For Lotus, Again, Light is Right

For Lotus, Again, Light is Right

· New Carbon Pack, Lithium Ion battery and titanium exhaust options · Lightweight options reduce the weight of the Lotus Evora 400 to 1,353 kg (2,983 lbs) · Available on Lotus Evora 400 from now Once again doing even more with even less, Lotus is pleased to announce a selection of new lightweight options, including ... Continue reading

Porsche Sky Elevator Car Condos Miami's Building for Billionaires Who LOVE Their Cars

Porsche Sky Elevator Car Condos Miami's Building for Billionaires Who LOVE Their Cars

For Billionaires Who LOVE Their Cars Porsche Sky Elevator Car Condos Opening Soon. ... Continue reading

Lotus Fans Give Evora 400 an Exclusive Iconic Racing Color Scheme

Lotus Fans Give Evora 400 an Exclusive Iconic Racing Color Scheme

LONDON - July 11, 2016: Car fans across the world have helped the Lotus Exclusive service by choosing one of the most famous racing color schemes for a run of extremely limited Evora 400 Exclusive editions. Challenging enthusiasts to pick their preference from a selection of carefully curated designs, penned by Lotus' ... Continue reading

Landmark Lotus Elise receives Autocar Readers' Champion Award

Landmark Lotus Elise receives Autocar Readers' Champion Award

[cid:image001.jpg@01D19F1F.2B14EFD0] MEDIA INFORMATION 25 May 2016 Landmark Lotus Elise receives Autocar Readers' Champion Award · Lotus Elise crowned Champion as tens of thousands vote · Award marks anniversary year of original Elise's launch · New Lotus Elise Sport starts from just £29,900 · Trophy will be on di ... Continue reading

International Automakers in America: Building More Than Cars

International Automakers in America: Building More Than Cars

Washington DC May 12, 2016; The growth of international automakers and dealers in the U.S. is an American success story. It's a story about American jobs and the profound economic impact of a $73 billion investment in the U.S. economy. It's also about providing American consumers with an abundance of vehicle choices th ... Continue reading

New-Car Sales To Jump 8 Percent In March 2016

New-Car Sales To Jump 8 Percent In March 2016

IRVINE, Calif., March 28, 2016 -- New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 8 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.66 million units in March 2016, resulting in an estimated 17.2 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source tru ... Continue reading

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