CLA Build Stories: TUFT’s Eleven December 2016 – Hitting the Road

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 In this post, we reach the end of the TUFT’s Eleven build story, … Read More

Looking for Information about a Lotus +2S 130/5

Lotus Elan +2S 130/5

One of our members is looking for information on his Western Australia-delivered Lotus Elan +2S 130/5. Since you are such a resourceful and well-learned bunch, we thought we’d reach out to you with the story to see if anyone has any information. Read on for what’s known about the car, thanks to Wayne Clark. If anyone has any knowledge about … Read More

Chunky’s Chatter September 2016 Now Available for Download

All British Day & Concours d'Elegance

Catch up on all the Club Lotus Australia news in the September 2016 edition of Chunky’s Chatter, which is now available to download from the members’ page. Features in this month’s mag include: Part 6 of Mike Moore’s Duratec Elise conversion From the archives – the incredible story of Lotus and the 1959 Portugal GP Get in quick to book … Read More

Lotus Stories: Brian Caldersmith

Brian Caldersmith

Club Lotus Australia is full of interesting people doing interesting things with interesting cars. We want to tell their stories, and through this develop and preserve a written history of the club, its members and their cars. So, whenever we have the opportunity, we enjoy a chat with one of our members to share their story with you right here … Read More

Tales of Gathering Lotus Elevens, thanks to John Partridge

Having seen Ashton’s efforts to gather Australian Lotus Elevens for Sydney Retro Racefest, John Partridge recently got in contact to share some of his own stories, images and information about Eleven gatherings over the years. Along the way, he shows that our recent gathering may be even more special than we thought. These are truly wonderful stories and images, so … Read More

CLA Build Stories: TUFT’S Eleven May 2016

Lotus Eleven Engine Rebuild

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 In this post, we fast forward six months from our last update … Read More