Shifting gear
​Despite their popularity in the sports and supercar sector, Lotus has never officially offered a dual-clutch automatic transmission for its road models
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Lotus back in the dirt
​This year saw the launch of the FIA’s newest electric motorsport series, Endurance-E, in which off-road rally-raid cars traverse some of the most treacherous locales, with a focus on venues that have been damaged or effected by climate change.
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Radford and Lotus collaboration
​Historic British coachbuilder Radford, which made its name producing limited edition Bentleys and Minis in the last century
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Rare Lotus Elan special for sale 1970 Wagener Alfa Romeo "Special" One Of A Kind
​Take the platform of the finest handling sports car of the 1960s – the Lotus Elan
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Lotus Elise to live on?
​This year will see the Lotus Elise’s 25-year production run come to an end – alongside its Exige and Evora stablemates – Lotus Cars managing director Matt Windle recently confirmed that the model could potentially live on under a new manufacturer
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Four new Lotus platforms
​Lotus has long been known for its consultancy work within the global automotive industry, and its activity in that area is being stepped up with the opening of the Lotus Advanced Technology Centre on the Wellesbourne campus of the University of Warwick.
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Lotus Evija ‘80 percent developed’
​Development of the £2m electric Evija hypercar is close to its conclusion, with production due to start within months
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The 2022 Lotus Emira is coming
​Lotus fans the world over were tuned into ‘Driving Tomorrow’ on 27 April, in which the Hethel HQ gave its most detailed vision yet of the company’s future direction
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Mazda concept car restored It can never be angular enough
​If you lump the cars from the 80s together, you can say that they are quite 'square'
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Market trends 1970s German Coupes Capri rivals from Opel, Audi and VW
​With muscle-bound pony cars stealing the limelight in the US market, it was inevitable their mix of stylish bodywork and simple mechanical underpinnings would arrive on the other side of the Atlantic
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Review: Anglia, online, May 1-2 2021
​As we’ve come to expect from Anglia, the May sale was a big one, with some 422 lots over two days ranging from bikes to automobilia, plus of course over 200 cars and an impressive sale rate just over 85% at the time of writing.
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Review: Hobbs Parker, timed online, April 28-29
​Hobbs Parker’s first classic car auction of 2021 took on a timed online format, beginning at 12pm on Wednesday April 28 with the first lots ending 24 hours later
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Mathewsons, Online, 2021 April 23-24
Mathewsons’ latest auction on April 23-24 is surely a contender for its biggest to date, with a whopping 475 lots of classic cars, bikes and memorabilia going under the hammer
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Mitsubishi’s £100k Evo headlines heritage fleet sale
​Mitsubishi’s fleet of heritage cars have hit heady heights at auction, with the star lot – a 2001 Lancer Evolution VI Tommi Makinen Edition – selling for over £100,000.
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10km Skyline set to make history
The Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R has enjoyed years of rising prices, but now a barely used 2002 example could make history when it goes for auction in Japan.
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