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
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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