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This Lotus Seven is the go-kart of your daydreams

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The man behind the Lotus brand, Colin Chapman, was an engineer and tinkerer who enjoyed cars. A day job at British Aluminum helped to shape his philosophy for the cars his Lotus brand would create. None exemplify his lightweight ethos better than Seven though, and this polished-aluminum 1958 model, currently for sale on Bring a Trailer, is a great example of just how wild these roadsters are.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/04/17/lotus-seven-go-kart-of-your-daydreams