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 "
"[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 "
"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 "
"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 "
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 "
"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 "
"2019 marks a significant landmark for the Italian name with the scorpion symbol which, at 70 years old, still ignites the passion of enthusiasts around the world.
The company was started by Carlo Abarth and motor racing driver Guido Scagliarini in Bologna, "
"Based in the rolling hills of Somerset, the Ariel Motor Company is the sort of family-run business that we all wish we worked for. Small and friendly yet internationally-known, the modern iteration of the firm has been built up since 1999 "
"Some car designers will forever be associated with one brand or have a style all of their own but the legendary Paul Bracq is not only a talented car designer but a sculptor, artist and even had a hand in "
"Since April 17th 1964 the Ford Mustang has been influencing people by its iconic design, prestige and luxury. With projected sales of less than 100,000 units in the first year, Ford was quickly inundated, surpassing a million units within 18 months of launch. "