New Lotus badge

New Lotus badge installed

I purchased a new Lotus nose badge for my Europa from HethelSport in California. Their enamel badges are very nicely done and have an older look to them which...
Lotus Europa 0495R doors

Who owns Lotus Europa 0495R?

Lotus Europa S2 0485R was likely built at the same time as my car being one serial number earlier than my 0496R. It would be cool to locate the...
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Lotus “Art of Lightness” exhibit at AACA Museum Hershey, PA

A cool video shot at the Lotus "Art of Lightness" exhibit at AACA Museum in Hershey, PA. This exhibition ran from January 24 to April 26, 2015.
Fancy new Lotus Europa resonator

Colin Chapman: “Simplify, then add lightness”

Colin Chapman apparently said "Simplify, then add lightness”. I'm not sure how this relates to my Lotus Europa but my car has been shedding the odd piece once in a...
J-B Weld SteelStik Epoxy

J-B Weld SteelStik Epoxy saved the day

I'm always a little skeptical about miracle fixes that will save hundreds of dollars. I also don't like to spend hundreds of dollars if I don't need too. Previously I...
New Zealand Lotus Europa

Vintage Car Club of New Zealand Lotus Europa

Taupo Torque magazine from the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand has an article on the restoration of a Type 54 Lotus Europa S2. Read it here.