Long before GM's slightly inexplicable purchase of Lotus way back in the 1980s, Lotus Engineering had been helping carmakers improve their offerings. The company's projects have included the Lotus Talbot Sunbeam rally car, the DeLorean DMC-12, the legendary Lotus Carlton and the Aston Martin DB9. In all its endeavours, Lotus continues to define itself by founder Colin Chapman's 'just add lightness' mantra.
While we generally disapprove of car collectors who hide rare machines in garages without ever even driving them, this unregistered Lotus Sunbeam is a time warp sent from heaven. Read more... Read Post
Lotus is known for making small, fast cars with Toyota engines, but the company's engineering department gets into all sorts of projects, with the Lotus Concept Ice Vehicle (CIV) being one of the more novel. The CIV is designed to c... Read Post