Everything John Player touches turns to Black Gold


Sometimes an iconic scheme worms its way our brains, and perhaps more importantly, sometimes the name associated with it sticks. The Black Gold livery has outlasted the Player tobacco brand, Colin Chapman, and about 15 iterations of Lotus. But we still call it the John Player Special.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/08/22/everything-john-player-touches-turns-to-black-gold