Classic Team Lotus


Meet the Team

Team Lotus International established the Classic activity to deal with all aspects of its history. Classic Team Lotus has responsibility for the 58 Monoposto Team Lotus design types from 1957 to 1990. These designs are a testimony to the dedication and innovative skill of Colin Chapman and everyone involved with Team Lotus.

The objectives of Classic Team Lotus are to preserve and promote the history of the Team and act as a point of focus for all the owners of the cars which established the Team Lotus Legend. Classic Team Lotus will celebrate and perpetuate the Spirit of the Marque.

Historic Motor Sports Service
A comprehensive service for the restoration, maintenance and operation of historic Team Lotus Formula cars is available at the original factory facility.

Classic Team Lotus protects and promotes the commercial potential of Team Lotus history. Model manufacturing and merchandising is encouraged, licensed and approved. The Team’s archive of original design drawings, photographs and the actual cars are made available to Licensees.

Team Lotus Register
Lotus car designs are identified by mark and type numbers.  Team Lotus was responsible for Sports Racing and Formula cars and Lotus Cars was responsible for Production, GT and Touring cars.

Classic Team Lotus Register
The Classic Team Lotus Register is intended to identify all the surviving Monoposto Team Lotus racing cars and make contact with their owners.

Classic Collection
Classic Team Lotus has an unrivalled collection of Team Lotus Formula One cars. 

Show Cars
A selection of the truly great cars from the collection is available for display and even demonstration at special events.

Merchandising and Memorabilia
The range is constantly increasing due to the immense support we are shown from our fans all around the World. Occasionally we offer original pieces from Team Lotus for sale. Please visit the shop to see our full range of merchandise including licensed products and memorabilia.

Workshop Tours
Classic Team Lotus is pleased to offer the opportunity for a privileged insight of everything that went into creating the Team Lotus Legend. Our monthly tours operate from January - November.

The Jim Clark Trust
A proud partner of the Jim Clark Trust.  To find out more visit their website or to make a donation, please visit their JustGiving page


Group Lotus
The Lotus Forums
Sven-Inge Christensen
The Jim Clark Trust


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