Lotus are looking to build on their exciting year with a huge showing at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed and will have the 2013 Lotus Esprit on display for the first time in the UK. Lotus are one of the headline sponsors of the event and if you’re a Lotus fan, a real treat is in store with the line-up of green and yellow badged cars to include:

  • Lotus Renault GP F1 Car
  • Lotus Type 97T (Ayrton Senna’s first GP winning car – very significant, famous, legendary car) 1100hp+!!
  • Elise Club Racer
  • Evora S
  • Evora with IPS option
  • 2002 Lotus Esprit V8
  • 2013 Lotus Esprit
  • and more…

In the FoS Tech pavilion:

  • Lotus Evora 414E (range extender hybrid)

And heading up the legendary Goodwood hill are:

  • Lotus Type 12 (F1)
  • Lotus Type 25 (F1)
  • Lotus Type 38 (Indy 500) driven by Dario Franchitti
  • Lotus Type 49B (F1) Graham Hill’s car
  • Lotus Type 56 Turbine car (Indy 500) driven by Parnelli Jones
  • Lotus Type 76 (F1)
  • Lotus Type 81 Lotus Sunbeam Rally car
  • Lotus Type 88B (F1) famous twin chassis car
  • Lotus Type 94T (F1)
  • Lotus Type 96 (Indy 500)
  • Lotus Type 102 (F1) driven by Martin Donnelly who originally raced the car at the time (1990)
  • Lotus Type 122 Evora S
  • Lotus Type 124 Evora GT4
  • Lotus Type 125 (Exos Experience)
  • Lotus Renault GP F1 car, driven by Vitaly Petrov and Bruno Senna

We’re awaiting more details but this is going to be a must see event and one of the first times that the new 2013 Esprit has been shown in the UK so a good chance to get up close and have a better look at the companies next supercar. The event runs from the 1st to the 3rd of July and is certainly one of the highlights of the UK motoring calendar.

Lotus at the 2010 FoS
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