Western Australia Quokka Talk for October, 2017

WA Early Morning Run to Rockingham

Catch up on all the news in the Western Australian Club Lotus Australia community, thanks to Eddie Lankhorst’s latest Quokka Talk, for October, 2017. This month’s newsletter welcomes new members to the fold, looks forward to the BritFest car show, a weekend tour in the Margaret River region and the Christmas Barbecue, and recaps the Early Morning Run to Rockingham … Read More

Part 6 of the Lotus Esprit VQ Build: Charge Cooler and Inlet Plumbing

Inlet Air Tract Complete

Club Lotus Australia is full of interesting people who are up to interesting things with interesting cars. We think that’s wonderful, so we’re going to share their stories with you here! If you’d like to share your story on the club website, just send Seth a quick email at web@clublotus.com.au Last time we met Geoff Winder, he was working all sorts of … Read More

Lotus Photos: Eggs Benedict 2017, Featuring Round the Buckets

Round the Buckets 2017

Sunday the 10th of September saw us cruising through to Anne Blackwood’s beautiful Ebony Hall to enjoy one of our favourite events of the year – Eggs Benedict, featuring Round the Buckets – in joyful memory of Maurice Blackwood. We were treated to a stunning spring day, completing the perfect backdrop for our beloved social brunch. The brunch itself was … Read More

Western Australia Quokka Talk for September, 2017

Get up to date with all the action going on in the Western Australian Lotus community, thanks to Eddie Lankhorst’s September edition of Quokka Talk. This month’s newsletter includes a wrap-up of the Targa West Tarmac Rally by Vicky Rowe and Richard Cooper’s story ‘Lotas Hell’ as well as plenty of great photos. Read on, and enjoy, with thanks to … Read More

Lotus Elite Diamond Jubilee Wrap-Up and Photo Gallery

Club Lotus Elite Diamond Jubilee

We enjoyed an absolutely stunning winter’s long weekend over the 12th to the 14th of August, 2017, when we celebrated the 60th birthday of the Lotus Elite. The event was a great success, with Saturday’s CSCA sprint and commemorative dinner, Sunday’s celebrations and concours d’elegance and the Lotus-Only Track Day on Monday all very well supported. A huge ‘THANK YOU’ … Read More

Part 5 of the Lotus Esprit VQ Build: The Inlet Manifold

Finished

Club Lotus Australia is full of interesting people who are up to interesting things with interesting cars. We think that’s wonderful, so we’re going to share their stories with you here! If you’d like to share your story on the club website, just send Seth a quick email at web@clublotus.com.au Last time we met Geoff Winder, he was fabricating and wrestling the … Read More

CLA Build Stories: Part 4 of the Lotus Esprit VQ Build – The Sump

Girdle

Club Lotus Australia is full of interesting people who are up to interesting things with interesting cars. We think that’s wonderful, so we’re going to share their stories with you here! If you’d like to share your story on the club website, just send Seth a quick email at web@clublotus.com.au Last time we met Geoff Winder, he was fabricating a flywheel and … Read More

From Perth to Lotus 2017 and Back Again

Images by Robyn & John Edmondson Follow along Robyn & John Edmondson’s road trip to Lotus 2017 and back again in this epic tale of the pair’s trip to the bi-annual Lotus celebration.

Ashton’s President’s Prattle for June, 2017

President's Prattle

Hi everyone! April’s been a busy, and generally top month. Well, aside from some slightly suspect weather! There was Targa Tasmania, where Lotus caused a stir. Yours truly entered his first Historic Winton in the Eleven, which is where the suss weather reference came from, and DRB announced that they were selling a majority share of Lotus to Geely. I … Read More