When working on a Lotus restoration, there are many factors to consider. First, you must seek the best advice, Lotus parts and expertise when needed. Due to an extensive history in motorsport, there are many classic Lotus cars to choose from; popular cars include:
- Lotus Elan
- Lotus Esprit
- Lotus 7's
Why are Lotus Cars perfect for restoration?
Lotus sports cars are a popular British classic, their heritage and racing pedigree, make them a firm favourite. In addition, Lotus Cars are more accessible than brands like Bentley and Aston Martin, as their running costs and parts are also generally lower cost than other classics making them the excellent choice for enthusiasts.
Vintage Lotus Car
Classic Lotus' also advertised as vintage lotus cars. Vintage is a term that seems to be taking hold for online searches, so if you are looking for a project car, consider using 'vintage' in your Google searches.
Restore a Lotus Esprit
A popular classic Lotus shape, the Lotus Esprit is a beautiful 80's car shape, sometimes mistaken for Ferrari F40; the square profile makes it a phenomenal car with an incredible vintage look. For many, this car summarises the 80's and an era in British manufacturing that enthusiasts crave. We can help you source a Lotus Espirit.
Restore a Lotus Elan
The Lotus Elan was in production between 1962–1975, and then series two was in production 1989-1995
A smaller Lotus, best described as a triumph-style look with pop-up lights, makes this the first choice for a classic convertible. The Lotus Elan, regularly seen in traditional red, Canary Yellow, white and British racing Green. It is perhaps
Restore a Lotus Seven
The Lotus seven production was between 1957–1973, the rights were then purchased by Caterham. The Caterham 7 is one of the most popular kit cars in the kit-car scene. They are well supported and have a larger following. The style is a roadster, and these two-seater cars have a broad appeal for many. You will know someone that has owned or built one of these amazing cars.
Which classic Lotus should you choose?
If you are looking for a specific model of Lotus that is not featured on our site either on our Lotus car sales page or in any of the articles on this site, then we recommend that you contact our sales team. We can help you source your next Lotus. Perhaps you are thinking of doing a Lotus restoration or would like us to help you restore your chosen vehicle? Perhaps you just need Lotus wheel alignment? Either way, we are here to partner with your project and would love to support your project and its ongoing Lotus Servicing.
Can you store my Classic Lotus?
Stratton Motor Company can help you restore your car, and should you ever need 'Car Storage', we can help with this. SMC offer short and Long term car storage.