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Super Rare Wedge: 1990 Lotus Excel

This 1990 Lotus Excel is a vehicle the British automaker never imported to the United States, making it a rare sight on these shores. I’ve noticed this car on my lcoal Facebook Marketplace and have thought once or twice… more»

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Rare Riviera Edition: 1981 Lotus Eclat

All manners of vehicles are being imported these days as a result of the 25-year importation rules, but a Lotus Eclat with a Targa roof is not the first model you’d necessarily think of shipping over. Still, it serves… more»

Twin Cam Coupe: 1970 Lotus Elan +2

First, go watch this video. Then come back here and write in the comments on how a car this low, this sleek, and this small could be considered a family car! This 1970 Lotus Elan +2 is listed for sale here on… more»

8,700 Mile Time Capsule: 1991 Lotus Elan

This 1991 Lotus Elan was apparently someone’s weekend-only driver, as it has a mere 8,739 miles on the clock. That’s obscenely low, and speaks to a car that was kept under wraps aside from quick jaunts in only the… more»

Rare 2+2: 1972 Lotus Elan 130 +2

This 1972 Lotus Elan is a rare +2 example that has rear seats, a longer wheelbase, and in this instance, the “Big Valve” engine which was another optional upgrade. Though many enthusiasts tend to throw shade at cars with… more»

Unrestored Roadster: 1969 Lotus Elan S4

If you’re looking for the perfect form to buy a car in, this 1969 Lotus Elan S4 might be the textbook example you’ve been looking for. A highly original car that supposedly comes with decades’ worth of service records,… more»

High Wing Survivor: 1992 Lotus Esprit SE

You’d be forgiven if this Lotus Esprit didn’t strike you as being markedly different from any other model offered in the model’s long-standing production run, but there’s a key distinction worth noting: it’s considered a “High Wing” model, which… more»

Chapman’s Creation: 1970 Lotus Europa

To some, a Lotus is a flower that represents purity, beauty, and strength in Buddhist culture. To others, it’s a sports car that was the brainchild of Colin Chapman, a famous race driver and brilliant engineer. In this case,… more»

Potential Fun: Lotus Super Seven Replica

If there’s ever been a car that could transform you into a fan of track days and autocross events overnight, I don’t know of a better option than a Lotus Super Seven or Caterham kit. These cars were the… 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»

Cheap 1970 Lotus Europa Project

Somewhere in Pennsylvania, a 1970 Lotus Europa is sitting quite forlornly, a shadow of its former sporting self. Those graphics along the bottom of the door would suggest a previous owner was excited to own a mid-engined Lotus, perhaps… more»

350 V8 Powered: 1988 Lotus Esprit SE

When considering that the Lotus Esprit is an attractive, mid-engine sports car built in the United Kingdom, most folks who stumbled upon this article probably wondered to themselves, “why does an article about a British sports car have a… more»

Budget Exotic? 2001 Lotus Esprit V8

When it was new, the V8-powered Lotus Esprit was a relative bargain compared to other supercars of the era. Today, it still remains a very good deal on the collector car marketplace, often priced far lower than its contemporaries… more»

Some Assembly Required: 1980 Lotus Esprit

This 1980 Lotus Esprit is a half-finished project offered but what appears to be a restoration shop specializing in British vehicles. They’ve done some of the hard work, going so far as to separate the body from the chassis… more»

Drivetrain Rebuilt: 1989 Lotus Esprit Turbo

Despite looking like it’s been put on blocks and forgotten, this 1989 Lotus Esprit Turbo supposedly benefits from a recent engine rebuild and runs excellent with 66,000 miles. The Esprit Turbo was a respected high-performance car when new, offering… more»

Million Dollar Barn Find! 300 Car Collection Uncovered

One of my favorite YouTube channels is AMMO NYC, which regularly features the cosmetic revival of long-neglected cars and trucks. Of course, it helps that the channel owner has developed a pretty comprehensive lineup of detailing products to feature… more»