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Marking its 70th anniversary, Lotus held a spectacular event to commemorate the significant milestone of founder Colin Chapman’s first Lotus, built in 1948. The home of Lotus in Hethel hosted 8,000 Lotus owners and enthusiasts...
Lotus Drivers Club Chicane Editor, David Tillyer, was interviewed yesterday by ITV Anglia about the upcoming Lotus Cars 70th anniversary celebration taking place on Saturday at Hethel and the search for the very first Lotus, the Mark I.
Calling on enthusiasts, collectors and car hunters worldwide, Lotus needs your help in tracking down the long-lost Lotus Mark I, the first car built by company founder Colin Chapman. As the British marque continues...
In a stunning new film launched today, Lotus Cars celebrates its anniversary in manufacturing outstanding sports cars, ahead of its 70th birthday event, by creating a unique logo on the test track at its HQ in Hethel....
Unique Jim Clark special edition Evora GT410 Sport created to raise funds for the Jim Clark Trust Based on Clark’s famous Lotus Elan S2 road car with matching colour scheme and trim Unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of...
The Lotus Drivers Club is extremely proud and grateful not only to be shortlisted for our first ever National Car Club Award but to be announced as the 2018 Winner of the award for Outstanding Online Presence by a Car...
We are pleased to be announced as the official insurance partner of the Lotus Drivers Club. Routen Chaplin was established in 1961 and has a long history of providing car club insurance schemes serving both individual members and the commercial insurance needs of the car clubs...
We have an exciting announcement to share! The Lotus Drivers Club has been shortlisted in 2 categories for the National Car Club Awards, which is to be presented alongside the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show on March 24. Wish...
Substantial power increase to 430hp 920 kg and 467 hp per tonne 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds, top speed of 180 mph Lightweight full carbon bodywork - exposed on the flanks Higher performance brakes and enhanced aerodynamics Limited...
Relentless in its development of world-class sports cars, Lotus has unveiled the new Evora GT410 Sport to complete the revised line-up of Hethel’s fastest model. Launched in Lotus’ 70th year and ahead of its anniversary celebrations, the new Evora GT410...
The Lotus Drivers Club forum is such a useful tool. Our friend Eddie King posted up his intention to organise a club weekend away in the South West of England. It seemed a good idea to us to support...
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...