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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!
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
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...
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...
The origins of our club started in late 1976. It began when two or three Lotus owners met up at a pub (nothing new there then). One of the founder members was Gary Weston and being an enthusiastic friendly type it...
The Lotus Drivers Club would like to say thank you and well done to all the drivers and everyone who helped out, supported and provided refreshments at this year's On Your Marks Charity Event at Bruntingthorpe sponsored by Asda. The Lotus...
It's been a few years since we enjoyed the last Club Lotus Show at Donington so it was good to be back. Come Saturday morning the recently refurbished exhibition hall was once again packed full of trade stands, exhibitors and...
‘Discrete’ is one word rarely applied to the Lotus Exige. It becomes a laughable notion when you gather three of them – plus a brand-new Bentley Continental GT and photographer Martyn’s lurid green ‘Elige’ – in one of the...
Our next edition of Chicane will be the 100th in the clubs history. To mark this occasion we are planning a special commemorative edition. We will be interested in hearing your experiences of club life and in particular we want...
In 2006 Bell & Colvill bought a former management car from Lotus and soon after this pretty yellow Elise 111R was purchased by Maxine Eley. It's often interesting to know what happens after the car has been sold, Maxine...
No manufacturer has a model range like Lotus. Ferrari and Lamborghini supply haute-couture with cars that are faster but less agile. Pagani and Bugatti, in their pursuit of shock and awe, make cars that are both more powerful and...