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Rare and race-bred, the extreme limited-edition Lotus Elise Cup 260 packs the company’s passion for motorsport engineering into one of the most accomplished cars it has ever produced. Taking what’s widely regarded as the benchmark for intuitive handling and...
This popular event was, once again, blessed with a good attendance and superb weather – having had a great sunny day on track, a grateful and wry smile came across my face as I drove home in the evening...
Marking a major milestone in the history of Lotus Group International Limited (LGIL), the company finishes the financial year 2016/17 on plan. Lotus closed the year with positive EBITDA of £2.0m, a major achievement compared to 2015/16 where a...
Unbeatable driving courses from entry level through to the coveted Lotus Licence Held at the home of Lotus using the latest Exige and Elise sports cars Courses start from 12 August 2017 Drivers seeking the opportunity to experience the...
Most powerful road going Lotus sports car ever 0-60 mph in 3.7 secs, 430 hp and 1,258 kg 250 kg of downforce at maximum speed of 190 mph Just 60 editions planned for worldwide markets Available to order...
A few photos from this mornings breakfast meeting at the Hilltop Farm Shop and Cafe. We were also joined by BBC Coventry & Warwickshire reporter, Sally Johnson, as she attempts to complete the Gold and Treasure radio challenge. Listen at:...
A few words about Mike Stripe, former LDC Chairman, 1952 to 2016 Mike stripe was an inspirational, witty, intelligent and knowledgeable man, particularly about the Lotus marque, who, as our Chairman, brought the Lotus Drivers Club back from the brink...

Hello From Your New Editor

I have the privilege and honour of taking over Chicane from Simon, starting with the next issue. Simon has done an excellent job of running and managing what is undoubtably the best Lotus club magazine out there. I intend...
Thank you to everyone who joined us at today's Christmas lunch, celebrating another successful year full of fun and adventure 🎄 We're already looking forward to 2017!

DRIVETRIBE – Join Our Tribe

It's DRIVETRIBE launch day! Find out what it's all about, join our tribe, and start sharing your Lotus driving adventures with us. Mobile apps will also available today to download. iOS https://appsto.re/gb/PV6yfb.i Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.drivetribe

2016 Autumn Drive Out

The final drive out of 2016 was attended by members and enthusiasts from across the country. The morning started in front of the Coventry Transport Museum and ended up in the afternoon at the Fosseway Garden Centre where everyone...
The Ragley Hall Classic Car Show has been running for over 20 years. Arthur and Barbara have been involved from the early days organising the clubs attendance at the prestigious event held at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire. They are...
We are very sad to announce that former Club Chairman Mike Stripe passed away peacefully last night (12/03/2016), surrounded by his family. An amazing Chairman and wonderful man! Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family at this...
Thank you to everyone who came along, we had an amazing time! We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did. The Lotus Drivers Club had an amazing and enjoyable time in Pembrokeshire on one of their recent...

Bruntingthorpe Success

Once again we would like to say thank you and well done to all the drivers and everyone who helped out, supported and provided refreshments at the 2015 On Your Marks charity day held at the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground. We are pleased...