Europa

Two-Owner 1973 Lotus Europa Twin-Cam Special

If you need a Lotus Europa, you have some choices to make. Do you want an early car, a really early car, or a twin cam car? Those are the basic categories of Europa. If you settle on a… more»

Needs Finishing: 1974 Lotus Europa

Many people have discussed the late Colin Chapman’s design philosophy of “simplify, then add lightness.” While it brought him significant motorsport success, it also led to a situation where some drivers refused to slip behind the wheels of his… more»

Blank Canvas Project: 1969 Lotus Europa

Simplify, then add lightness. That was the philosophy behind many of Colin Chapman’s more successful designs, both in Formula One and his road cars. Nowhere was this better demonstrated than in his iconic Europa. While the car didn’t feature… more»

Beautiful! 1972 Lotus Europa Twin-Cam Special

Lotus has for years been synonymous with performance sportscars and lending engineering expertise to many other vehicle manufacturers. Vehicles like the Europa we see before us were rather revolutionary in their day, and this beautiful example from 1972 is… more»

Back Lot Find: 1970 Lotus Europa

The Lotus Europa was a mid-engine GT car built by the British company Lotus Cars between 1966-75. While the mid-engine concept was great for Grand Prix racing, it had not yet gained acceptance for street use and the Europa… more»

Big Valve Twincam: 1973 Lotus Europa

The Lotus Europa was introduced in 1966 with the end goal to make a cheap, simple, and relatively reliable mid-engined sports car for the masses. At the time, this was a wild and unrealistic goal, as most cars that… more»

Recently Uncovered: 1969 Lotus Europa

Lots Of Trouble, Usually Serious. Here’s hoping that this isn’t the case for the new owner of this 1969 Europa, available here on Facebook Marketplace in Monroeville, New Jersey. Many thanks to Dawson Hittle for the tip!

Cheap? 1972 Lotus Europa S2

This is an interesting one, and not so much because it’s a 1972 Lotus Europa S2. There’s a small story here, and the consequence of it is something for consideration. This Lotus is located in Hawthorne, California and is… more»

Mid-Engine GT: 1972 Lotus Europa S2

The Lotus Europa was a mid-engine GT sports car built in England by Lotus Cars. Several variants were built between 1966-75, including this Series 2 edition from 1972. It has been modified and is capable of producing upwards of… more»

Parked in 1979: 1970 Lotus Europa S2

It would seem that the original owner of this 1970 Lotus Europa S2 used the vehicle on a fairly regular basis until it was the target of vandalism in 1979. At that point, it was parked, and it hasn’t… more»

Restoration Candidate: 1972 Lotus Europa Twin Cam

From 1966 to 1975, Lotus produced the Europa, which was a unique and lightweight mid-engine sports car. The company created various Europa models, with this 1972 Lotus Europa Twin Cam that’s available here on eBay seeming like a good… more»

Cheap 1971 Lotus Europa Project

Just a few weeks ago, my family and I were out running some errands and I noticed a Lotus Europa sitting in a driveway of one particular house. I exclaimed, “Look at that little Europa!” Unfortunately for the Europa,… more»

Nicely Restored: 1974 Lotus Europa

This 1974 Lotus Europa underwent a full restoration a few years ago, and it has survived quite nicely through the intervening years. The current owner has had some further work performed on the car but has now decided to… more»

One of The Best: 1973 Lotus Europa JPS

The Lotus Europa John Player Special Edition is a car that is guaranteed to cause a certain level of confusion. The majority of contemporary reports tend to insist that only the first 100 cars produced featured the numbered badge… more»