Looks like Top Gear are wanting to do some Lotus stuff, just received this email from Club Lotus as I'm sure lots of others have.
BBC Top Gear is embarking on making the best homage film to Lotus we’ve ever made – and we’d like to pull out all the stops to celebrate 70 years of Lotus.
The question is relatively simple, but the logistics perhaps less so.
To celebrate 70 years, we’d like to amass Lotus cars to Brands Hatch on Thursday March 1st.
Speaking with Lotus, we shortlisted:
LOTUS FILM CARS
Lotus Esprit Series 1
Lotus Esprit Series 2
Lotus Esprit Series 3
Lotus Esprit Series 4
Lotus Exige (Series 1)
Lotus Elite Type 75
Lotus Elan Type 100
Lotus Esprit V8
That’s 19 stunning cars, with the 20th a surprise! At the moment, the intention is to NOT drive the cars – but do you think you could help source each car with an owner that would be happy for their car to be driven? BBC will fully insure the vehicle and the owner will need to be able to either drive and deliver their car to Brands Hatch for March 1st. Full filming day will be sunrise to sunset. IF the cars are driven, it will be gently.
What do you think? We’re at your disposal to make this happen – seeking one owner per vehicle.
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