Classic Team Lotus

Team Lotus Type 87

Schemed as a conventional car in the first half of 1980 with Type 88 running gear inside the Type 87 body. Was resurrected after Type 88 political problems and ran in both Essex and John Player Special liveries. 1981 to 1982.

(Initially cars No. 1, 2 & 3 had I.D. numbers 1, 2 & 3, then their I.D. numbers were changed to 2, 3 & 4, in keeping with the production numbers of the composite monocoques used for their construction.) 

Type No. I.D. Title Status
87 1 2 sold Works
  2 3 sold Works
  3 4 sold Works
  4 5 TL Works


Alex Brundle: Behind the Wheel
Alex Brundle: Behind the Wheel

Released today on what would have been Colin Chapman’s 94th birthday, this 15-minute insight into Classic Team Lotus filmed among the fabulous collection of cars at CTL is one to watch.

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