What is the Lotus Afterwork? A sunset friday’s evening well-earned break with super lightweights. The Hethel-based car company is renowned for the production of racing cars, F1 World Championship entries with Senna and Prost, and kit cars: Lotus Eleven & Sevens (Caterham will follow). Two or four seater road cars with the Elan – Excel – Elise and James Bond’s related « Esprit ».
With their futuristic or open-wheel look and an extolled iconic leitmotiv from founder Colin Chapman (see below), Lotus gained easily public sympathy. You can enjoy pure pedigree driving sensations with a reasonnable budget. Everything get accessible. Clubs are gathering in every places of France and abroad. This Montlhery event is just an example of this enthusiasm.
« Adding power makes you faster on the straights. Subtracting weight makes you faster everywhere ».
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