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Monday, 25 August 2014

Lotus 2.2 camshafts | NEW

Lotus 2.2 camshafts - £800 per pair
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Lotus 2.2 crankshaft, by Lotusbits | NEW

Lotus 2.2 crankshaft by Lotusbits - £2000 + VAT

Developed alongside our 2.5ltr variant, which has been extensively tested in both our Lotus Sunbeam rally cars.

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Lotus Esprit rear suspension arms /rear suspension links | NEW

Lotus Esprit rear arms / rear links, re-manufactured by Lotusbits due to overwhelming demand. 

Lotus Esprit normally aspirated S3, S3 turbo, GT3 V8 S4, S4S.

Currently price on application - 01926 633211
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Saturday, 9 August 2014

On Your Marks charity day | Bruntingthorpe

Lotusbits took both Lotus Sunbeams to this years On Your Marks charity fun day at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground.
Apart from watching aerobatic displays, trying to drive an articulated lorry, learning to fly a helicopter, belting down the 2 mile runway in a supercar and lots more, visitors also had the chance to experience a passenger ride in a rally car.

The half mile tarmac and gravel rally stage was, perhaps, the only track ever to run underneath a Boeing 747...
Both Mike and Cathy enjoyed treating the passengers to some on the limit, sometimes over, sideways stuff in the Lotusbits Sunbeams - plenty of screams and lots of laughter...

Since the start of the On Your Marks charity day, the On Your Marks team and everyone connected with the day have raised an incredible £316,000. This years event will push the total even higher.
Photos: © Philip Kelley

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Lotusbits Rally Stage | Lotus Festival Brands Hatch

Both Lotusbits Lotus Sunbeam Rally Cars will be available for exhilarating passenger rides, on a rally stage, during this years Lotus Festival at Brands Hatch on Sunday 17th August.

The Lotus Festival is a celebration of Britain's most charismatic sportscar marque and its illustrious heritage.
On track, demonstrations of Colin Chapman's famous racers, rally and road cars will be complemented by superb action from LoTRDC races series with a packed support bill.

Lotusbits MD Mike Taylor and his partner, Cathy Sewart (the reigning British Women Racing Drivers Club Vintage Racecar/Historica Rally Champion) will be offering a "Sideways Ride of A Lifetime" for just £10 for 3 (very sideways) loops of the Rally Stage! From 10am to 4pm throughout the day.
The little Sunbeams are powered by Lotusbits designed 275bhp+ long stroke 2.5ltr Lotus 900 series engines. Both compete in the premier UK tarmac rally series, the 2014 REIS MSA Asphalt Rally Championship. Don't just watch - get in and have a go!

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Lotus Esprit Turbo For Sale

Please note, advertised on behalf of Brian Swankie.
Lotus Esprit Turbo - £12500
(X180 Carb), February 1988, 52,800 miles.
Recent works include:
  • Full leather re-trim
  • 12 Months MOT
  • New windscreen
  • All brake pipes and hoses replaced throughout
  • New brake servo fitted
  • New turbocharger and pick-up pipe fitted
  • Fuel lines replaced with stainless braided hos
  • New can belt and tensioner and vee belts replaced
  • Engine rebuild by previous owner, does not use any oil
  • Has covered 5000 trouble free miles since work completed
  • New restoration project pending!

Fancy sitting here?

Regular visitors may remember his stunning Lotus Excel, click the link and have a look at the standard of workmanship.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Lotus Elan SE Turbo for sale

Lovely little blue Lotus Elan SE Turbo for sale - taxed and MOT,d full service history - for further details see Lotus Elan M100 for sale on Lotusbits website.

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Wow! - 290 bhp on forecourt fuel!

Getting closer to 300bhp...
This is the latest dyno print for RTA 43X  - Lotusbits Lotus Sunbeam rally car (Mike Taylors).
Considering this is a competition engine, it's incredibly flexible, equally at home pottering on a light throttle around the Warwickshire roads or running flat out on a tarmac rally stage.
Just look at that torque curve.
For further details of this and our upgraded Lotus 900 series engines for competition and fast road use visit the Lotusbits website.

Friday, 14 February 2014

Lotus Excel leather retrimmed seats

Lotus Excel re-trimmed seats are now available from Lotusbits, below "natural" leather trim awaiting customers choice of colour - £500 each (ex VAT).

Lotus Elan M100 retrimmed seats

Seat retrimming is now available from Lotusbits, below, Lotus Elan M100 seats - £450 ea (ex VAT)

We're continually developing our range of Lotus spare parts, particularly the recent addition of used, new and re-manufactured Lotus Elan M100 parts, watch this space!
For massive stocks of new and used Lotus spares "CLICK HERE" to visit
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