Classic Team Lotus

Team Lotus Type 56

Radical wedge shape, four wheel drive, gas turbine powered Indy car. Controversial and fast; so nearly won first time out in 1968, then effectively banned. 56B was F1 version in 1971.

 

Type No. I.D. Title  Status
56 1 1 sold  
  2 2 sold Works
  3 3 sold Works
  4 4 sold Works
  5 B/1 TL 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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