Classic Team Lotus

Team Lotus Type 38

The first full monocoque - with fully stressed skin all the way around - fitted with the Ford quad-cam V8. A brilliant design by Len Terry, the 38 looked fabulous and in Jim Clark's hands was unbeatable. In its third attempt at the 500, Team Lotus made it look easy.

 

Type  No. I.D.  Title Status
38 1 1 sold Works
  2 3 sold  
  3 2 N/A Works
  4 '2' sold Works
  5 4 sold Works
  6 5 sold  
  7 6 sold  
  8 7 sold Works
  9 8S sold Works

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81/5 successful first outings
81/5 successful first outings

The 1980 Lotus type 81 chassis 5, commissioned by Classic Team Lotus during lockdown, has proved to be reliable and fast; not bad characteristics for an F1 car.

Zero miles 40 year old F1 Lotus
Zero miles 40 year old F1 Lotus

In 1980 Team Lotus began construction of a Lotus type 81, as raced by Mario Andretti, Elio De Angelis and Nigel Mansell. In 2020 Classic Team Lotus completed the task.

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