THE LOTUS BOOK. Series 3. The story of 50 years of Lotus Cars by William Taylor. A comprehensive record of every Type No. and model ever produced by Lotus. From the Mark 1 trials car, through some of the most innovative, controversial, and technically advanced competition cars the world has seen, to the very latest road-going supercars such as the Type 115, they are all here with high quality colour photographs recording each and every Lotus design built from 1948 to 2004. A superlative 256 page 30 x 30 cm hard cover book, that no Lotus enthusiast should be without. THE LOTUS BOOK is the first to show the entire Lotus opus in this way, combining as it does unique new material with archive photographs, nice period brochures, contemporary advertisements, accurate technical data and concise histories of the development and achievements of each car. Recording for posterity his famous father∂s valuable contribution to our age, Clive Chapman in his postscript to the book describes it as ’a worthy testament to the talents of Colin Chapman and all who played a part in the great Lotus adventure. This third edition, THE LOTUS BOOK SERIES 3 has the same superb format as the original with an additional 48 pages and over 250 new and previously unseen photographs including all the new models produced since 1998. This classic read now with expanded sections on the road cars such as Elan, Esprit & Elise, is back on the shelves by popular demand. See the new Elise variations, the M250 project, a chapter on the prototypes and special cars sold from the Lotus Cars collection and brand new photographs on most of the 256 full color pages which will increase to over 300 pages.
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