In ten days time Lotus will unveil their redefinition of the "modern classic" in the shape of the new Lotus Elite. If you won't be at the Paris Motor Show to enjoy this new machine in its full glory, here's "
"It sounds like a piece of Hawking-like speculative theorising.
When can it be possible to drive a brand new car that is actually over 30 years old?
Well now actually Steve, and it's got nothing to do with string theory or "
"As Kris Kristofferson might say: ‘If it looks like a Sci- Fi bike son, then that’s what it is, a Sci-Fi bike”
The sentiment holds true in the case of this breathtaking new machine from Lotus. It looks like "
"Lotus Elite 1974 (type 75)
This is the only Lotus I currently own. It's a pain to work on. It's not even a runner at the moment and I'm spending a fortune on repairing the fibreglass. In fact, it's sitting there in "
We like rally-spec berlinettas. Something classic, incongruous about them. They remind us of the full blooded Stratos - and we think we've even seen a Ferrari or two don the spotlights with aplomb, right?
This year Lotus stepped into the "
"[caption id="attachment_29882" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Strangely Citroen-like in side view[/caption]
It never ceases to amaze us. Giugiaro penned some incredibly cool cars. And many of them we STILL have never heard of, even after years of obsessing about "
"Ok, we know. There is a twisted, byzantine history to the whole Lotus story – and when you talk about Lotus Racing and Team Lotus etc, there's even more layers of weirdness to negotiate. The quirky, idiosyncratic company history of Lotus "
"Depending on the way you look at DS, the brand is still a baby. But that’s just the prestige version belonging to Groupe PSA. The other is a memory – a name from yesteryear.
Let me explain. Citroen DS was "
"Fastec Racing, based in Newmarket, is an engineering company which manufactures custom parts for everyone from race teams to Joe public. To promote their work (and because they live and breathe bikes) they have built a string of show bikes.
"Influx caught up with 2017 European Female Skateboarder of the Year Josie Millard in her hometown of Brighton to discuss her love of two and four wheels.
Influx: When did you get into skateboarding?
Josie Millard: "I probably started skating properly "
"The 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix – held on November 2nd – was a fitting conclusion to one of the most fascinating Formula 1 championship battles in recent memory.
A year-long battle emerged between McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Felipe Massa. Neither had "