Toyota Excel

February 21, 2011

The Excel is possibly the best wedge shaped Lotus to go for? It was Mike Kimberley’s [former Lotus boss] all time favorite car they made. I was actually a joint venture with Toyota, and therefore had much better reliability. Much was shared with the Supra, pictured below, such as the gear box and even the door handles…


Old Lotus Films

February 21, 2011

Forgotten Lotus

February 21, 2011

Why are these cars so underrated? Am I missing something? I mean, I don’t have a problem with wedges…

In order of production (I think)

1 – the Elite
2 – Lotus Eclat
3 – Esprit
4 – Lotus Excel

Ferrari 308 GT4

January 10, 2011


B&W gallery

January 9, 2011

Fiat Dino

January 9, 2011

You can find out more about the Fiat Dino here, but basically its a Ferrari, the forerunner to the Dino 206 and 246, then the 308 and eventually on to all the mid engine Ferraris up to the present day

Old 911

January 4, 2011

Via Hugo – happy new year!

1981 Alfetta GTV 2.0

December 23, 2010

Mmmmm, chocolate

Fiat 128 3P Berlinetta 1977

December 21, 2010

Dan sent me a link to this lovely old Fiat, ‘Here’s one for your blog, or even your garage….’

its for sale here for £6k ono

False Advertising

December 16, 2010

Getting the Taxi from the hotel to the airport, I picked up the driver’s card:

The Business Card

The Reality