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 "
"Lucky recipients of a 2019 Influx calendar enjoyed thirty days of this blue beauty - here's a bit more information about this particular Alpine A110 from the owner himself:
"The car is a sought-after original Alpine A110 1600s from 1971, built in "
"There are famous explorers and adventurers we have all heard of, and we know their conquests and trips. Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Sir Edmund Hillary and Sir Michael Palin to name some, and when asked about their exploits and why they "
"The 2017 drag racing season was bittersweet for the Daddy Cool family drag racing team.
The year began with drag racer Dave “Sag” Southworth in hospital and diagnosed with terminal biliary duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma). Knowing he had one more summer left, "
"This time around we’re featuring helmets – and these safety devices are more than just practical, they’re art. More than that, for a professional race driver or rider they’re also their trademarks – their identities whilst their faces are "