When it first appeared in 1956, the Lotus Eleven was hailed as a near perfect combination of light weight, superb aerodynamics, power and reliability.
From its early triumphs at Le Mans it went on to become one of the most successful small-capacity sports-racing cars of all time, and today both originals and replicas are much sought-after and proudly raced by a growing band of devoted admirers.
Dennis Ortenburger is proud to count himself among their number, and his lively yet thorough history of Colin Chapman’s landmark Lotus is backed up by appendices listing such details as chassis numbers and complete specifications.
Here is a story sure to fire the imagination of anyone with a love of fast cars and an interest in their design and development.
Hardback and dust cover in almost new condition.