The designs have been labelled ugly - but were introduced to improve safety
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Friday 22 August 2008
It looks as stylish as a Lotus, can outpace a Porsche 911 and is coveted by Hollywood A-listers such as Brad Pitt and George Clooney. But unlike the average super car, the Tesla Roadster is electric.
Thursday 07 August 2008
The fearsome roar of their engines is one of the first things to come to mind at the mention of Lotus, the stylish, lightweight British sports cars.
Wednesday 06 August 2008
Friday 18 July 2008
Ian Walker played a key role in British motorsport at the time when Colin Chapman's Lotus emerged as the team that would take Jim Clark and Graham Hill to world championship successes in the 1960s.
Tuesday 15 July 2008
Monday 09 June 2008
For a brief period in the early-Nineties, Los Angeles was the epicentre of rave culture in America, thanks to a series of epic, hedonistic parties and the presence of Mars FM, the country’s first radio station dedicated to dance music. Yet unlike, say, San Francisco, the city never developed a reputation as a nexus for electronic music makers.
Finally, it seems things are changing, with two fresh creatives surfacing on the alternative Los Angeles scene: Daedelus and Flying Lotus. Daedelus is the alias of Alfred Darlington. His new album Love To Make Music To (Ninja Tune), channels electronica, hiphop and R&B through an array of unusual guest vocalists, including Michael Johnson of Sub Pop band Holopaw and Brooklyn soul diva Erika Rose.
Thursday 01 May 2008
Model train firm Hornby today said it had struck a £7.5 million deal to buy Corgi, one of the world's oldest makers of model trains, cars and buses.
Sunday 27 January 2008
The new, sylph-like SC from Lotus is a revelation – much more than a plaything and maybe even the most appealing model in the breed's history
Tuesday 08 January 2008
Monday 08 January 2007
The Archbishop of Warsaw resigned less than an hour before a mass marking his installation, after revelations that he co-operated with Communist-era secret police plunged Poland's Roman Catholic Church into crisis.
Paperbacks: Under Water to Get Out of the Rain<br/>Penguin Special<br/>Meditations<br/>God's Secret Agents<br/>Howard Hodgkin: the complete prints<br/>The Wonder Spot<br/>Mr Muo's Travelling Couch
Friday 09 June 2006
Under Water to Get Out of the Rain, by Trevor Norton (ARROW £7.99 (385pp))
Tuesday 20 September 2005
Tuesday 08 February 2005
Saturday 19 July 2003
Saturday 21 June 2003
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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