Media Car Enquiries


TLF members have been supplying Lotus cars to the media for many years. If you need a car for a shoot/article/event, please contact us and we’ll help as best we can!

Previous collaborations:


Top Gear Magazine

Esprit supplied for Bond feature.


EVO Magazine

Elise supplied for setup photoshoot @ Bedford Autodrome.

Lotus Cars

12 members cars supplied for dynamic display at ‘Evija’ launch in London.


Car Magazine

Elise 220 Cup supplied for group test.

Absolute Lotus

2010 Evora supplied for comparison piece between this and Evora Sport 410.

Car Magazine

Exige S240 supplied for buyers guide article.


Car Magazine

Elan Sprint, Lotus Seven, Esprit Sport 350 and Exige S1 provided for comparison piece on the Exige Sport 380 – link


Classic Car Magazine

Essex Esprit provided for ‘1980’s Turbo Cars’ feature

Classic Car Magazine

Esprit provided for 8 car group test, cover feature – link

Car Magazine

Elise S1 and Elan Sprint provided for ’25 cars to drive before you die’ feature – link

EVO Magazine #209

Exige S provided for 8 car group test in North Wales – link


Sky TV – F1 Silverstone GP

Esprit Essex provided driven by Martin Brundle and Johnny Herbert, show during ’50 years of Silverstone’ piece during qualifying and before GP on race day – link

Classic Car TV

Esprit Turbo provided for recreation of ‘Chase HQ’ computer game. – link

Lotus Cars @ British GT round at Silverstone

6 cars provided for ‘Supercar Paddock’ display – link

Octane Magazine #135

First & last ever production Esprit’s provided for 9 page & cover feature, written by John Simister – link

Top Gear Magazine

Lotus Cortina & Essex Esprit provided for Richard Hammond “Driving the Icons’ feature

EVO Magazine #199

Esprit S2 Commemorative Edition provided for multi-page feature on the car.

EVO Magazine #200

Exige S1 provided for ’20 best ever cars driven’ feature – link

Classic Car TV

Esprit S1 provided for feature with Jodie Kidd – link


EVO Magazine

6 Elise’s provided for group test – link

Intersection Magazine

Esprit V8 provided in Los Angeles for Daft Punk photoshoot – link


Top Gear (TV)

Lotus Esprit S1 provided for ’50 years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special’ – link

EVO Magazine

6 Esprits provided for ‘Esprit Celebration’ feature – link


Autocar Magazine

Exige providers for ‘used car buyers guide’ piece


Octane Magazine

Esprit Sport 300 and Esprit Sport 350 provided for 2 car comparison piece – link


Chris Barrie’s ‘Britian’s Greatest Machines’ TV

Essex Esprit provided for the ‘eighties’ segment – link


Performance Car Magazine

Esprit Sport350 provided for ‘Mid Engined Masterpieces’ piece – link

Classic and Sports Car Magazine

Turbo Esprit provided for comparison test with Ferrari 308 (Cover story)

Wheeler Dealers (TV)

Turbo Esprit provided as the ‘what the car should look like’ example – link