Tagged: prototype

Lotus History: Another engine found

Having done an articles or two a few years back on the prototype lotus engine story and all the reasoning of why I wanted a lotus engine in my GT, I thought that was as far as I would even know about the story. To recap I put a Lotus...

Prototype Lotus 907

Lotus 907 Prototype

Just a quick update on the prototype 907 engine that is being rebuilt for a fellow Viva Gt owner, we are nearly there. He is told “it will be ready for christmas”. As a reminder for those of you joining the story late, here is the engine in question, as...

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Lotus 900 series engine history

Further to my earlier posts on the Lotus engines, a good friend (Tony) passes me a few links to forums where a technical paper was reproduced. I am going to reproduce it here as well. Its answered some of the questions on why the prototype Lotus engine has that huge...

RAH713F Lotus 907 Prototype

Lotus Heads

Not all my readers are on Facebook so i thought i would post back some information I posted on Facebook so you can all see it. Its in response to a few questions from a 2.6 Lotus engine owner, I hope it adds to the greater knowledge and is interesting...

Prototype Lotus 907

Following from my last article I wrote, about the Viva GT Lotus Prototype; Andy has now got everything out of storage and a good morning was spent looking at the engine and noting some of the unique castings and internals used by Lotus. To remind you the Lotus 907 engine...