LotusPALS

A Social Network of Lotus Enthusiasts

LotusPALS

LotusPALS is a social network for Lotus owners and enthusiasts in the Philadelphia Area Lotus Society and Lotus Enthusiasts Organization.

Serving 

Eastern Pennsylvania

 New Jersey

New York City Metro

Delaware

and Northeastern Maryland 

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Ted Taylor updated their profile
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Elwood Menear posted photos
11 hours ago
Stephen Harris commented on Kyle Kaulback's blog post Lotus Concept Cars and One-Offs - M100 Peter Stevens Design Proposal
"Interesting how Lotus carried on with their legacy steel backbone chassis layout for the M100, but…"
22 hours ago
Stephen Harris commented on Kyle Kaulback's blog post Lotus Concept Cars and One-Offs - M100 Peter Stevens Design Proposal
"Interview with Stevens focusing on the M100 development. Very interesting…"
22 hours ago
Elwood Menear commented on Elwood Menear's photo
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Lotus Elan Mystery...to me, anyhow

"A friend discovered that the holes (the manufactured ones, not the ones from corrosion) -…"
yesterday
Glen Schostak commented on Elwood Menear's photo
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Lotus Elan Mystery...to me, anyhow

"Woody, I’ve done three Elan restorations and don’t have a clue what that part is. You…"
Sunday
Elwood Menear posted photos
Sunday
Stephen Harris posted a discussion

All-New Lotus Sports Car To Be Unveiled This Summer With Production Set For 2022

So this could be the last ICE Lotus... I hear somber bells tolling...  :-(…See More
Saturday
Elwood Menear commented on Elwood Menear's photo
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"Glen, Thanks for the kind words! I am primarily an Airplane Guy, when it comes to restoration, etc.…"
Saturday
Glen Schostak commented on Elwood Menear's photo
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"Bravo Woody! Nice work. You will be proud of your efforts once your back on the road and driving…"
Friday
Elwood Menear posted photos
Friday
Glen Schostak replied to Glen Schostak's discussion Longacre Racing Scale for sale
Thursday
Ted Taylor replied to Ted Taylor's discussion Movie trivia
"Deb, glad it arrived. the post office has been disgraceful this year. Yeah, CV19 and Christmas rush…"
Thursday
Ted Taylor replied to Glen Schostak's discussion Longacre Racing Scale for sale
"so how much does your Elise weigh?"
Thursday
Deb Lindell replied to Ted Taylor's discussion Movie trivia
"Ted, you'll be pleased to know your Priority 2 Day package has finally arrived in Port Deposit…"
Wednesday
Glen Schostak posted a discussion

Longacre Racing Scale for sale

Barely used, in excellent condition. The 2.5” scales will handle 2500 lbs each. Will not ship,…See More
Jan 19
Stephen Harris replied to Chris Herr's discussion Lotus Formula One models
"I am also LP photo-challenged.."
Jan 19
Stephen Harris replied to Chris Herr's discussion Lotus Formula One models
"That BRM H-16 engine was a piece of automotive art in its own right. Not very successful in the…"
Jan 18
Stephen Harris commented on Elwood Menear's photo
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Newly built Dashboard

"I'm a mahogany fan myself and that's what I would have guessed. Which I expect would be…"
Jan 18
Elwood Menear left a comment for Chris Herr
"Hummelstown, PA. Thanks for the kind words! I am not too facile with computers, in terms of these…"
Jan 18
 

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Lotus Engines - L9

1980 L9 F1 Engine

During the 1.5 liter Turbo era of Formula 1 Team Lotus used both Renault and Honda engines, but Group Lotus was doing a lot of consulting work for Toyota which also owned…

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Posted by Kyle Kaulback on January 16, 2021 at 6:34am — 1 Comment

Lotus Tin Toy

My new Christmas present.  Any collectors…

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Posted by Marc Davidson on January 2, 2021 at 10:52am — 1 Comment

Lotus Concept Cars and One-Offs - M100 Peter Stevens Design Proposal

M100 Peter Stevens Design Proposal

In 1986 Peter Stevens and Colin Spooner were invited to GM design studio at the behest of Mike Kimberly. GM was now owner of Lotus and the suggestion was…

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Posted by Kyle Kaulback on December 12, 2020 at 6:58am — 3 Comments

Lotus by the Numbers 130

Type 130 Evija 2019

Lotus teased an all electric hypercar at the Shanghai Auto Show, then debuted it in London On July 16 dubbing it Evija ( E- vy-ah) meaning 'alive', or 'living'. It has a…

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Posted by Kyle Kaulback on October 24, 2020 at 7:30am

Lotus Limited and Special Editions - Elise Classic Heritage Editions

Elise Classic Heritage Editions 2020

Lotus announced a limited run of 100 Elise Classic Heritage Editions that feature liveries made famous by their F1 drivers on the Elise 220. There are 4…

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Posted by Kyle Kaulback on September 19, 2020 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Has Some Lotus DNA - C4 Corvette Z51 Performance Handling Package

C4 Corvette Z51 Performance Handling Package 1984-1996

The C4 Corvette was a major step up for Corvette enthusiasts, but for the true enthusiast, the Z51 package was the way to go. The…

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Posted by Kyle Kaulback on August 15, 2020 at 5:44am — 1 Comment

Lotus Limited and Special Editions - Elise 250 Cup Bathurst Edition

Elise 250 Cup Bathurst Edition 2019

Lotus Australia release a 6 unit limited run of the Elise Cup 250 named the Bathurst Edition after the famed Aussie circuit. In addition to the standard…

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Posted by Kyle Kaulback on July 18, 2020 at 3:42pm

Coach Builders and Tuners - Mansory Evora GTE

Mansory Evora GTE 2012-?

Lotus worked with coachbuilder Mansory to develop the body kit for the still born GTE project. Those who wished to convert their standard Evora to the GTE appearance could get a body kit, wheels…

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Posted by Kyle Kaulback on June 27, 2020 at 8:10am

Lotus Limited and Special Editions - Hertz Elise and Exige

Hertz Elise and Exige 2009

Hertz Italy as part of their “Hertz Fun Collection” offered a limited quantity of Lotus Elise SC and Exige SC for hire. All of the cars were painted in Hertz…

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Posted by Kyle Kaulback on May 30, 2020 at 8:17am

What the future of Lotus ought to look like

Well I'm feeling controversial these days, cooped up by our autocratic governor. And Lotus news is not cheering me up.

Anyhow, I'm reading about how proud Lotus management is of their future all-electric lineup. Right. Like the two-ton…

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Posted by Dale Murray on May 28, 2020 at 10:08pm — 5 Comments

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Longacre Racing Scale for sale 2 Replies

Started by Glen Schostak in Lotus Cars. Last reply by Glen Schostak on Thursday.

Movie trivia 12 Replies

Started by Ted Taylor in Lotus Cars. Last reply by Ted Taylor on Thursday.

Lotus Formula One models 4 Replies

Started by Chris Herr in Lotus Cars. Last reply by Stephen Harris Jan 19.

My Formula Cars featured on Britishracecar.com 4 Replies

Started by Kyle Kaulback in Lotus Cars. Last reply by Stephen Harris Jan 16.

Sunday's drive 1 Reply

Started by Bruce L Allen in Lotus Cars. Last reply by Stephen Harris Jan 16.

Group Lotus News 2021 4 Replies

Started by Kyle Kaulback in Lotus Cars. Last reply by Stephen Harris Jan 15.

Automotive Performance Solutions, Pennington NJ

Started by Atwell Haines in Lotus Cars Jan 15.

Thinking about buying a new Caterham 11 Replies

Started by Art Mason in Lotus Cars. Last reply by Stephen Harris Jan 13.

Lotus 7 in Maryland 4 Replies

Started by Chris Herr in Lotus Cars. Last reply by Stephen Harris Jan 13.

 
 
 

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