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

 

News
JPS Lotus Downforce heads down Catesby Tunnel... and back
JPS Lotus Downforce heads down Catesby Tunnel... and back

Chris Dinnage of Classic Team Lotus set a World first by driving a JPS-liveried Team Lotus Formula 1 car down a 2.7km closed tunnel, then turning around and heading back, all alone.

Lotus 47GT #77
Lotus 47GT #77

On their way to the 2021 Spa Classic Event in October Classic Team Lotus collected 47GT #77 from a classic car dealer in Brussels under the instruction of the new owner Todd Carter based in the USA.

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