Lotus Exige LF1 presented by Pastor Maldonado & Charles Pic One day before F1 race starts at Silverstone, Lotus drivers, Pastor Maldonado and Charles Pic, presented new special edition Lotus Exige S LF1 in black, red and gold colours. Car will be offered for a limited time only so you better place your order fast, if you want to get one! Great evening and it was nice to meet people around there ;) Check out Axela’s website for more photos ;)

30 Jun 2014 Malcolm Feth In Lotus, Stories

Lotus Elise S Cup R. Race mode on! One of the last Lotuses prepared only for track use and eligible to race in Lotus Cup series. Packed with a lot of good stuff, new bodykit and good old 2ZZR-FE engine with around 220 HP. “Performance is enhanced over the road-going Elise S thanks to a motorsport-specific engine control module (ECM) and a CFD proved aero pack comprising; front splitter, barge boards, winglets, rear diffuser, floor extensions and rear wing. Despite the extra body kit and race-ready additions, Lotus Motorsport manages to maintain the road car’s light weight of just 924 kg. These modifications and the clever manipulation of air-flow to create extra downforce, combined with adjustable damper and springs, reduces lap times by 4 seconds on a 5 km lap over the standard Elise S.” – Elise S Cup R This one was presented during Autosport International Show at NEC, Birmingham in 2014.

Two engineering legends together. Lotus & Concorde This was a sunny morning, which quite quickly turned into a typial British afternoon. We had a lot of rain which proved me that my jacket, shoes, one of the cameras and filters are not waterproof, at least not as much as I was expecting them to be. Probably the worst weather I was taking photos in, and at the end of the day, “wet” was new “dry” for me. Nevertheless, it was a great day and totally worth the sacrifice.

Chrome Lotus Esprit. The World’s shiniest Lotus Esprit. In 2013, I think it was around April, I met Jamie and we drove near Thatcham to take some photos of his late 80s, chrome wrapper Lotus Esprit. Probably one of a kind Esprit in the world. Some people might think it’s amazing, other will say it’s the biggest mistake they have ever seen. Most important, nobody will just ignore it, as it always invokes some kind of emotion in you. It is really shiny, looks like a car from the future and you will need a proper sunglasses to get closer and have a look!