Lotus World (Team Lotus)

In 1981 Club Team Lotus and Lotus Cars Limited began publishing ‘Lotus World’. The first issue (Vol.1 Issue1) published in April of that year was an oversize, 16×12-inch,  8-page newspaper on high quality paper that featured the new Elite and Eclat Riviera models. The newspaper was sent out on a monthly basis to Club members who had paid the £15 membership fee. Lotus World continued in this large format into mid-1983 when, Vol.2, Issue 2 in May of that year changed to a more standard, 8×12-inch (A4) format, stapled magazine/newsletter with 16 pages. A few years later, and to help keep their copies safe and clean, for just £6.40 each, club members could buy green binders with a gold foil Team Lotus badge and the Lotus World/Club Team Lotus title on the front.

The magazine continued in the same style and format until March of 1990 when the name on the cover was changed to Team Lotus World. This was Vol.8, Issue 12 and featured the Camel Team Lotus Type 102 with drivers Derek Warwick and Martin Donnelly on the cover. Sadly the club was closed down and this would be the last issue that completed seven binders worth of Team Lotus history.

Lotus World, Apr 1982

Lotus World, Apr 1982

Vol.1, No.1, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, May 1982

Lotus World, May 1982

Vol.1, No.2, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, June 1982

Lotus World, June 1982

Vol.1, No.3, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, July 1982

Lotus World, July 1982

Vol.1, No.4, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, Aug 1982

Lotus World, Aug 1982

Vol.1, No.5, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, Sept 1982

Lotus World, Sept 1982

Vol.1, No.6, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, Oct 1982

Lotus World, Oct 1982

Vol.1, No.7, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, Nov 1982

Lotus World, Nov 1982

Vol.1, No.8, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, Dec 1982

Lotus World, Dec 1982

Vol.1, No.9, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, Jan 1983

Lotus World, Jan 1983

Vol.1, No.10, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, Feb 1983

Lotus World, Feb 1983

Vol.1, No.11, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, Mar 1983

Lotus World, Mar 1983

Vol.1, No.12, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, Apr 1983

Lotus World, Apr 1983

Vol.2, No.1, 16x12in, 8-pages

Lotus World, May 1983

Lotus World, May 1983

Vol.2, No.2, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, June 1983

Lotus World, June 1983

Vol.2, No.3, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, July 1983

Lotus World, July 1983

Vol.2, No.4, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Aug 1983

Lotus World, Aug 1983

Vol.2, No.5, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Sept 1983

Lotus World, Sept 1983

Vol.2, No.6, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Oct 1983

Lotus World, Oct 1983

Vol.2, No.7, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Nov 1983

Lotus World, Nov 1983

Vol.2, No.8, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Dec 1983

Lotus World, Dec 1983

Vol.2, No.9, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Jan 1984

Lotus World, Jan 1984

Vol.2, No.10, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Feb 1984

Lotus World, Feb 1984

Vol.2, No.11, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Mar 1984

Lotus World, Mar 1984

Vol.2, No.12, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Apr 1984

Lotus World, Apr 1984

Vol.3, No.1, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, May 1984

Lotus World, May 1984

Vol.3, No.2, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, June 1984

Lotus World, June 1984

Vol.3, No.3, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, July 1984

Lotus World, July 1984

Vol.3, No.4, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Aug 1984

Lotus World, Aug 1984

Vol.3, No.5, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Sept 1984

Lotus World, Sept 1984

Vol.3, No.6, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Oct 1984

Lotus World, Oct 1984

Vol.3, No.7, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Nov 1984

Lotus World, Nov 1984

Vol.3, No.8, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Dec 1984

Lotus World, Dec 1984

Vol.3, No.9, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Jan 1985

Lotus World, Jan 1985

Vol.3, No10, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Feb 1985

Lotus World, Feb 1985

Vol.3, No.11, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Mar 1985

Lotus World, Mar 1985

Vol.3, No.12, 8x11in, 16-pages

Lotus World, Apr 1985

Lotus World, Apr 1985

Vol.4, No.1, 8x11in, 16-pages

More Lotus World coming soon!

More Lotus World coming soon!