Classic Team Lotus

Team Lotus Type 78

First ground effect car. Sidepod profile created Venturi profile with track, skirts acting as seals to create low pressure area under sidepods. Oil tank between engine and gearbox. Won 7 Grands Prix from 1977 to 1978.

 

Type No. I.D. Title Status
78 1 1 sold Works
  2 2 sold Works
  3 3 TL Works
  4 4 sold Works
  5  '3' sold Works

News
Rupert Manwaring returns to Lotus land
Rupert Manwaring returns to Lotus land

Rupert Manwaring is joining Classic Team Lotus, in the role of Business Manager. He will be working alongside Chris Dinnage and Clive Chapman.

It’s all about the aero, pt. II
It’s all about the aero, pt. II

Recently the Chapman Family was delighted to welcome 78/2 back to Hethel, after forty years away in various places (ultimately on display in the reception of the corporate HQ of Imperial Brands).

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