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 "
"In November 2018 we launched our 2019 Influx calendar - an exclusive look at some iconic car designs for those who attended the show.
January 2019 sees the incredible Porsche 911 adorn our walls, a car chosen as a true icon of vehicle design.
"Dave from Triumph UK delivered the Speed Triple and said: “ You’ll have a lot of fun on this.”
I smiled a knowing smile. The day was beautiful, crisp, sunny and clear blue skies. A biking day, and I knew "
"Let’s face facts: no-one can look back at being 13 with pride.
Whether it was knuckling down to Year 8 Geography homework, mooning over our latest crush or getting really into a band, pretty much all of us spent that first "
"Visitors to the recent Influx event in Shoreditch received more than just a great night of cars, bikes, people and culture, they were also the lucky recipients of a goody bag - part of which was the inaugural Influx calendar "