If you are buying a used Lotus, you can find cars for sale at official dealers, other used car dealerships as well as on websites like Pistonheads and eBay. Used cars are sold all across the UK, but new cars are only sold at 16 locations. This article will thus show you where to buy Lotus cars for sale.
Official Lotus dealerships are spread out across the nation. Westover Sportscars in Poole are found on the furthest south and Murray Motor Company in Scotland are found on the furthest north. In between, there are dealerships in Maidstone, Manchester and even one at the Silverstone circuit in Northampton. Wales is represented by Stratstone Lotus, who also have dealerships in Birmingham and Leicester. Stratton Motors in Norwich service, the company’s home town and the dealer network are supported by 11 additional service only centres.
You can’t buy new or used cars through the official website, but you research new models there and search for used cars stocked at the official dealers. You can choose from any of the existing models, like the Evora and 2-Eleven and some of the most popular ones from the recent past, and price to narrow down your selection. However, if you can’t find the early Elise and Exige series, you can filter on vehicle mileage, allocate the right Lotus for you at one of the dealers. Moreover, you will have to check out some of the specialist websites. Pistonheads The classifieds section of the site can be searched by manufacturer or model. There is always an impressive list of Lotus cars for sale by private sellers and used cars dealers. This is an ideal place to get an understanding of the second-hand market and a good place to make your first enquires about your chosen car. Lotus owners tend to be knowledgeable and enthusiastic, so they are often happy to discuss on their cars. Forums Lotus car forums like Lotustalk.com and the forum on Lotus enthusiast sites like Seloc.org, are also good places to gain an insight into the car that you are interested in. Sellers will often post on these forums and provide a link to their online advert.
The Lotus owners' club
The club’s website is another place where you can look for used cars. Their members are able to list their cars on the site, so there should be many well-loved cars listed there.
As well as traditional mediums like classic car magazines, you can even find Lotus cars for sale on teletext. Websites like MSN Cars and publications like Autotrader are also worth reviewing. Although, neither specialise in classified adverts for sports cars, they often list Lotus cars.