Editorial – Is a Lotus SUV the worst thing in the world?

Possibly the biggest bit of news in the automotive media this week, is the story that Lotus plans to build an SUV model. In China. Some enthusiasts are up in arms about it, but does it really matter? There seems to be two distinctive camps in the Lotus SUV debate. On one hand are the die-hard purists,…

Caterham Seven 250R Kamui Kobayashi Special Edition

Adding another name to the list of F1 inspired road cars, is this special edition of the Caterham Seven. So is it marketing over substance, or does the lightweight roadster gain anything by being associated with the Japanese driver? Let’s get this out-of-the-way, They’re only making 10 examples, and they’re only going on sale in Japan;…

Lotus Suspends Dany Bahar

Group Lotus CEO Dany Bahar has been “suspended” from his position, a decision undertaken by parent company DRB Hicom. No real details as to the reasoning behind this decision have been released, but Bahar’s “ambitious” aim of six new products by 2015 must play a significant part. Whilst some car magazines were happy to trumpet…