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Lotus Exige S2 2005

lotus exige s2

This is a 2005 Lotus Exige S2 which I have owned since 2007.  Durring last 12 months we have renovated the car for a season of competetive hillclimb and sprinting in 2018 at Midland Events. This car was factory prepared by Lotus Sport with the addition of a limited slip diff, front mounted oil coolers, racing seats, 4 […]

Lotus Elan 1967

lotus elan

My Elan is race prepared with a 1760cc all steel twin cam engine running on fuel injection generating 175 bhp and weighing just over 600kg. A very quick car (for its age) which is regularly campaigned in hill climbs and sprints. This Elan is 50 years old in 2017.

Lotus Seven Series 1 – Climax

lotus seven

1460cc FWB Coventry Climax engine. Restored to correct period  race specification by marque expert Mike Brotherwood. Original chassis verified by Historic Lotus Register. Evidence of early race history. Used in sprints/hillclimbs since being acquired 2 years ago. About 200 series 1’s were produced. Attracts a lot of spectator attention as so many have memories of […]

Lotus Ford Cortina Mark One

lotus ford cortina mark one

Only one previous owner. Present owner since 2003, when it was rebuilt to FIA specification as a rally car. Originally an A frame rear suspension car it now has leaf springs. Has just been rebuilt again after a decade of competition. Overall winner 2005 Emerald Isle Classic rally.

Lotus 51 Single Seater

lotus single seater

Built in 1967 as a Formula Ford with a 1600 Ford Crossflow engine, it was found about 7 years ago in need of restoration. It was restored and modified to compete in Hill Climbs and Sprints by adding wider wheels and a new 1700 engine built by John Smurthwaite. If can be regulary seen competting in The […]