anyone who was around in the 1960s about which British manufacturer produced
the best overall Grand Prix cars and chances are they’d say Lotus.
international terms Colin Chapman’scompany was only ever a small volume
producer but the size of their output never reflected the knowledge, expertise
and skill which went into the road and race cars.
This newly updated programme
looks at the key models of the 1950s and 1960s such as the Eleven which set
international speed records for their size which still stand.
On the road front
we look at such trend setters as the Elite, Elan and Espirit.
excitement and style of Lotus continues to send shivers down the spines of
today’s thrill seekers as it builds cars like the Elise, Evora and Exige.
The Best of British Series is produced independently but made with the full
co-operation of the subject manufacturers. It is not officially
licensed or endorsed by them.