Lotus cars have always shared the same character traits: Ingenious design, eye-popping power-to-weight, and a suave yet rebellious spirit. The three current family members – Elise, Exige and Evora – embody these attributes perfectly.
What we’re really enthusiastic about are sports cars; lightweight ones at that which are involving, uncomplicated and fun. It goes without saying the cars we design have outstanding performance and handling thanks to innovative engineering and an openness to learn from the past.
Driving the Seven 165 is pure back-to-basics motoring, evoking strong memories of the 1950’s era from which the Lotus 7 was originally born. The Seven 165 exemplifies the ethos of ‘performance through lightweight’ and making the driver feel absolutely connected to the road.