Articles tagged Lotus Engineering Co. Ltd.

Page 28 of November 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, November 1955

The Lotus Exhibit on Stand 61

The Lotus Engineering Co., Ltd., will exhibit a Lotus Mk. IX multi-tubultar space-frame complete with Lotus swing-axle independent front suspension, Lotus de Dion rear suspension, outboard front and inboard rear disc-brakes, worm-and-nut steering, and Lotus final-drive unit, and propeller-shaft. A Coventry-Climax EWA 1,100-c.c. single-overhead-camshaft engine — one of several alternative engines...

Page 36 of July 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 1953

A Coronation Occasion

The Veteran Car Club's Hyde Park-to-Windsor Rally (June 7th) THE V.C.C. Coronation Rally was indeed a memorable occasion, An entry of 220 vehicles was secured, ranging from E. S. Berry's 1895 4-h.p. Lutzmann Victoria to five cars built, during the Great War, in 1915. This was the largest assembly of veteran motor cars ever gathered together and the setting in which this remarkable concourse was...

Page 22 of November 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, November 1957

The Cars at Earls Court

A.C.  Stand 140 Several models will be exhibited. Examples of both the Ace and the Aceca with A.C. and Bristol engines will be on view. The A.C. has a tubular chassis with independent suspension front and rear. The 90-b.h.p. six-cylinder engine of A.C. fame or the 120-b.h.p. Bristol unit can be supplied to order. A.C. Cars, Ltd., Thames Ditton, Surrey. Alfa-Romeo  Stand 123 This classic Italian...

Page 12 of February 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, February 1958

Interim report on the Lotus Elite

The Lotus Elite coupé was the sensation of the last Earls Court Motor Show and gave a merciful boost to British prestige at an Exhibition in which the majority of our cars rose very little above the mediocre. With independent suspension all round, a glass-reinforced plastic chassis/body shell with a minimum of metal bonded in, disc brakes, inboard at the rear, and an o.h.c. engine giving 75 b.h....

Page 25 of February 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, February 1957

The Lotus Eleven Sports Two-Seater

Engine: Four cylinders, 63.5 by 92.5 mm. (1,172 c.c.). Side valves. 8.0-to-1 compression-ratio. Approximately 40 b.h.p. at 5,700 r.p.m. Safe sustained maximum: 5,250 r.p.m. Gear ratios: First, 9.9 to 1; second, 5.6 to 1; top, 4.2 to 1. Tyres: 4.00/4.25-15 Dunlop "Gold Seal" at front, 4.60-15 Dunlop G.T. at back, on centre-lock wire wheels. Weight: 9 cwt. 0 qtr. 0 lb. (without occupants, but ready...

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