Classic Car Catalogue

Lotus 1953

Mk VI (1172cc, 36hp) - new model

Great Britain

Lotus Engineering Co was founded last year by Colin Chapman in Hornsey, North London.
Kit-car Mk VI has multi-tube chassis with aluminium body panels, and independent front suspension. Basic power unit is a Ford Perfect side valve engine with three speed gearbox, however 1508cc Ford Consul, 1250 MG TD also can be fitted.