Category Archives: Lotus Elan

AC Minds & Co. : British Sports Car Specialist…In Japan.

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I’ve been traveling the globe for some time now and have been to more countries than I can remember. I’m not complaining, in fact I count myself among the fortunate. One of the best things about traveling is meeting new … Continue reading

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Paul Matty Sports Cars : The Lotus Specialists

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I’ve known of Paul Matty Sports Cars for years through their advertisements in various UK magazines and publications.  Sadly,  I never had the privilege of visiting the shop even though I have traveled to the UK on numerous occasions. I … Continue reading

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Japan Lotus Day 2012 ジャパン・ロータスデ- 2012: Part 2 Sevens ~ Elans, ロータス セブン. ロータス エラン

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If a cat has nine lives then the Lotus Seven has nine more. The iconic creation of Colin Chapman and company continues to thrive in Japan in one form or another with enthusiasts and racers supporting interest in the tube … Continue reading

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Japan Lotus Day 2012 ジャパン・ロータスデー2012: Part 1

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Passion for the Lotus Marque in Japan is massive. The brand has a cult like admiration and a fan base that I believe is just as big or even bigger than the Lotus following in the UK. For the past … Continue reading

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Ian Walker Racing : The Man and His Cars – A book review.

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There were numerous Sports and Saloon Car teams that raced in the UK during the 50’s and 60’s. Aside from the principal works teams such as Lotus and Ford, there were the de facto works teams like Chequered Flag, Alan … Continue reading

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Brands Hatch: Lotus 60, Elan 50.

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It’s been a banner year for Lotus celebration events.  The Hethel UK based company is in their 60th year and fans are reveling everywhere. In addition to the company’s anniversary, Lotus launched the iconic Elan 50 years ago resulting in … Continue reading

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