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February 2016

 

Latest update: 27 February 2016

New in the Press Releases section of this website:

New in the modelcars section of this website:

  • Minichamps have announced 1:43 models representing the following Nigel Mansell cars: Type 91 #12 1981 F1 season, Type 94T # 12 1983 and Type 95T #12 1984. And of course the #11 Elio De Angelis versions.
  • Lotus Type 101, Piquet 1989, scale 1:18 by Spark
  • Lotus Type 99T, 1:43 TSM, Senna and Nakajima versions announced for 2016
  • Lotus Mark X, limited edition: 9h of Goodwood 1955 announced y MEA kit 43
  • Lotus Type 15, two limited handbuilt editions announced by MEA kit43
  • Lotus Evora 400 by Spark, 1:43
  • Lotus Type 99T, Senna San Marino 1987, TSM
  • New 1:43 announcements by Quartzo, no images yet:
    • Lotus 49 J. Clark South Africa 1967
    • Lotus 49 G. Hill Spain 1968
    • Lotus 49B J. Siffert England 1968
    • Lotus 49B J. Oliver Belgium 1968
    • Lotus 49B R. Attwood Monaco 1969
    • Lotus 72C J. Rindt France 1970
    • Lotus 72C E. Fittipaldi France 1971
    • Lotus 72D E. Fittipaldi Belgium1972
    • Lotus 72E R. Peterson Monaco 1974
  • New 1:18 announcements by Quartzo, no images yet:
    • Lotus 72 J. Rindt Spain 1970
    • Lotus 72C J. Rindt Zandvoort 1970
    • Lotus 72C J. Rindt France 1970
    • Lotus 72C J. Rindt England 1970
    • Lotus 72C J. Rindt Italy 1970
  • Sunstar will have some 1:18 news also:
    • Elan S3 DHC in royal blue (new colour)
    • Elan S3 DHC yellow
  • And from AutoArt:
    • Lotus Type 72E 1973, Fittipaldi or Peterson version, both with or without driver
  • Minichamps has restarted their Ayrton Senna Collection, so that will bring us (again) the Lotus Type 97T, 98T and 99T in scale 1:18 but also the type 97T in scale 1:12
  • New 1:43 announcements for 2016 by Spark, I do not yet have images of these:
    • Lotus Mark XI #41 A. Hechard – R. Masson 16th Le Mans 1957
    • Lotus Mark XI #42 R. Walshaw – J. Dalton 13th Le Mans 1957
    • Lotus Mark XI #55 C. Allison – K. Hall 14th Le Mans 1957
    • Lotus Mark XI #62 H. Mackay Frazer – J. Chamberlain 9th Le Mans 1957
    • Lotus Type 18 #50 Tony Maggs British GP 1961
    • Lotus Type 24 #20 Jim Hall German GP 1963
    • Lotus Type 24 #22 Hap Sharp Mexican GP 1963
    • Lotus Type 24 #26 Rob Schroeder USA GP 1962
    • Lotus Type 24 #42 Phil Hill French GP 1963
    • Lotus Type 49 #10 Graham Hill Winner GP Spain 1968
    • Lotus Type 49 #17 Jo Siffert Monaco GP 1968
    • Lotus Type 49 #5 Jim Clark winner Dutch GP 1967
    • Lotus Type 49 #5 Eppie Wietzes Canadian GP 1967
    • Lotus Type 49 #24 Giancarlo Baghetti Italian GP 1967
    • Lotus Type 49 #16 John Love South African GP 1969
    • Lotus Type 69 #35 Pete Lovely Canadian GP 1971
    • Lotus Type 72E #30 Paddy Driver South African GP 1974
    • Lotus Type 72E #1 Ronnie Peterson winner Monaco GP 1974
    • Lotus Type 72E #2 Jackie Ickx winner Race of champions 1974
    • Lotus Type 100T #1 Nelson Piquet Brazil GP 1988
    • Lotus Type 59 #10 Emerson Fittipaldi winner Montlhéry F3 1969
    • Lotus Type 59 #18 James Hunt winner Rouen F3 1970
    • Lotus 3-Eleven presentation version
    • Lotus 3-Eleven race version
    • Lotus Elise S1, blue
    • Lotus Elise S1, yellow
    • Lotus Elise 220 Cup R
    • Lotus Exige S Cup Racer, orange
    • Lotus Exige V6 Cup R
    • Lotus Esprit S1
  • Lotus Elan - Jim Clark - by Spark, 1:43
  • New 1:18 announcements for 2016 by Spark, I do not yet have images of these:
    • Lotus Type 25 #6, Jim Clark winner French GP 1965
    • Lotus Type 101 #11, Nelson Piquet Britisch GP 1989
    • Lotus Type 24 #3, Jim Clark winner winner Lombank Trophy 1962

New in the video section of this website:

  • Lotus 3 Eleven – Two weeks in Germany

January 2016

Latest update: 30 January 2016

New in the modelcars section of this website:

  • Lotus Type 69 F2 winner GP Albi France 1971 Emerson Fittipaldi, 1:43 by Spark
  • Lotus Type 72C, winner Dutch GP 1970, Jochen Rindt, 1:43 by Spark
  • Lotus Type 72C, 1970 GP Mexico, Graham Hill, by Spark 1:43
  • Lotus Elise Cup S, 1:43 by Spark
  • New 1:43 announcements for 2016 by Minichamps, I do not yet have images of these: 
  • • Lotus Type 91 Elio de Angelis 1982
    • Lotus Type 91 Nigel Mansell 1982
    • Lotus Type 94T Elio de Angelis 1983
    • Lotus Type 94T Nigel Mansell 1983
    • Lotus Type 95T Elio de Angelis 1984
    • Lotus Type 95T Nigel Mansell 1984

New in the Press Releases section of this website:

New in the downloads section of this website:

  • Pricelists January 2016 inclusive "Exclusive options"
  • Latest Elise, Exige and Evora brochures

New in the Books section:


December 2015

Latest update: 31 December 2015

New in the Books section:

  • The history of the Lotus VI by Graham Capel

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November 2015

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New on the video page:

  • Lotus Driving Academy Hot-Lap. 360 Degree Experience.
  • Lotus Evora 400 videoclip by Group Lotus

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October 2015

 

New in the modelcars section of this website:

New on the video page:

  • Lotus 3-Eleven – Two weeks in Germany

New in the Press Releases section of this website:

  • Lotus Driving Academy adds Evora 400 to new driving experience fleet

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September 2015

 

23 September 2015

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13 September 2015

New in the Press Releases section of this website:

  • Lotus welcomes the next generation of workers as 17 new apprentices join the Lotus family

 

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11 September 2015

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09 September 2015

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04 September 2015

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03 September 2015

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August 2015

23 August 2015

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19 August 2015

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14 August 2015

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12 August 2015

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7 August 2015

New in the downloads section of this website:

  • Lotus on track racing drivers club brochure 2014
  • Lotus on track racing drivers club brochure 2015
  • Lotus Pure Driving 01 Aug 2014 - Newsletter for the Lotus Dealer Network
  • Lotus Racing Car brochure Sept 2013
  • Lotus Racing Parts brochure Nov 2013

July 2015

27 July 2015

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6 July 2015

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25 July 2015

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9 July 2015

Lotus Cars in Manila, see our Facebook page!


6 July 2015

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1 July 2015

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June 2015

26 June 2015

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24 June 2015

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21 June 2015

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14 June 2015

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12 June 2015

New in the modelcars section of this website:

  • Lotus Esprit 1:43 models by Vanguards (Corgi) now available in the shops




     
  • Elan Sprint DHC 1966, yellow, 1:43 by Spark

8 June 2015

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6 June 2015

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May 2015

25 May 2015

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19 May 2015

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17 May 2015

New in the Genealogy section of this website:

  • The Argentine Lotus Seven

15 May 2015

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14 May 2015

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13 May 2015

New in the Press Releases section of this website:

New in the modelcars section of this website:

  • Lotus Elise Australian Football League, diecast, approx. 1:32 scale

12 May 2015

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11 May 2015

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9 May 2015

New in the modelcars section of this website:

  • Lotus Elan Sprint FHC by Spark, red, 1:43
  • Lotus Type 40 slotrace kit by Proto Slot Kit, 1:32, AJ Foyt Riverside 1965
  • Lotus Type 40 slotrace kit by Proto Slot Kit, 1:32, Jim Clark Riverside 1965

4 May 2015

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3 May 2015

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2 May 2015

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1 May 2015

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April 2015

29 April 2015

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26 April 2015

Some maintenance today, sorry for any inconvenience


22 April 2015

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20 April 2015

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18 April 2015

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16 April 2015

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15 April 2015

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14 April 2015

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13 April 2015

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11 April 2015

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10 April 2015

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8 April 2015

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March 2015

 

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30  March 2015

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28 March 2015

New in the downloads section of this website:

  • Evora 2014 brochures
  • Evora 400 technical specifications

New in the modelcars section of this website:

  • Lotus Type 23B, 1-43 by Spark, Bobby Unser Pikes Peak 1964

21 March 2015

New in the genealogy section of this website:

New in the books section of this website:

  • Eleven; Technical articles written in the HLR newsletter 1975-2014 by Victor Thomas

New in the modelcars section of this website:

  • Lotus Type 72 D, 1st 1972 British Grand Prix - #8 E. Fittipaldi, 1/18 scale by Sun Star now in the shops
  • Lotus Type 72 C, 1st 1970 German Grand Prix, J. Rindt, 1/18 scale by Sun Star now in the shops
  • Lotus Type 72 C, 1st 1970 USA Grand Prix, E. Fittipaldi, 1/18 scale by Sun Star now in the shops
  • Lotus Type 109, Zanardi 1994, 1/43 scale by Spark now in the shops
  • Lotus Mk XI, #35 Le Mans 1956, C. Allison - K. Hall, 1/43 by Spark now in the shops
  • Lotus Type 94T, 1/43 by Jarmark
  • Lotus Type 92, some 1/43 versions that are announced by Jarmark have been added
  • Lotus Type 79X, 1980 Brazil GP, 1/43 by Jarmark (you should follow the link and read the story!)
  • Lotus Type 95T, 1984 Dutch GP, 1/43 by Jarmark

20 March 2015

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15 March 2015

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10 March 2015

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February 2015

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18 February 2015

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4 February 2015

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3 February 2015

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2 February 2015

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1 February 2015

New in the modelcars section of this website: (No images yet for many of the following items)


January 2015

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31 January 2015

New in the modelcars section of this website:

  • Lotus Mk XI, 1956 Lemans Chapman/MacKay-Fraser, 1:18 by Spark (image added)
  • Lotus Mk XI, #62 9th Le Mans 1957 Herbert MacKay-Fraser and Jay Chamberlain, Spark, 1:43
  • Lotus Mk XI, #42 13th Le Mans 1957, Robert Walshaw and John Dalton, Spark, 1:43
  • Lotus Mk XI, #55 14th Le Mans 1957, Cliff Allison and Keith Hall, Spark, 1:43
  • Lotus Mk XI, #41 16th Le Mans 1957, André Héchard and Roger Masson, Spark, 1:43
  • Lotus Type E23, 2015 Formula 1 car, announced by Spark, 1:43

29 January 2015

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26 January 2015

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25 January 2015

New in the modelcars section of this website:

  • Evora Police car by Oxford Diecast, 1:76
  • Lotus Type 49B Graham Hill winner Monaco 1969, 1:43 by Quartzo

 

24 January 2015

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21 January 2015

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20 January 2015

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17 January 2015

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16 January 2015

New in the Press Releases section of this website:

  • Racing Elise readied for the road in S Cup form

8 January 2015

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