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Why build a Seven? Putting a sports car on the road, a personal record. By Michael Eddenden
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EVER FORCED TO BUILD YOUR OWN CAR? The first Lotus Seven appeared in 1957. It was unique, a race car for the road. In a time when cars stood for chrome and power and road-holding weight, the Seven... More > was light, quick, nimble and bracing. It was also spartan, hopelessly impractical and sold as a kit, assembly required. Soon it was the benchmark for a sports car — unconventional, fast, rare, and not for everyone. What was unforgivable in other cars justified the Seven. More than 5o years later it's still in production. Now as then, owners have to build their cars. When Michael Eddenden sets out to build a Caterham Seven the fingertip ease of the digital age is replaced by unheated garages, fumes and typed instructions obscured by oily fingerprints. For anyone who has ever wanted to build something with their own hands - despite skill, aptitude and experience. Caterham Cars, manufacturer of the 7, was purchased by Formula 1 Team Lotus in 2011. Paperback Edition...Now with added PHOTOGRAPHS, 2014.< Less
Why Build A Seven? Putting a sports car on the road, a personal record. By Michael Eddenden
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[HARDBACK. Now with added PHOTOGRAPHS, 2014]... EVER FORCED TO BUILD YOUR OWN CAR? The first Lotus Seven appeared in 1957. It was unique, a race car for the road. In a time when cars stood for chrome... More > and power, style and road-holding weight, the Seven was light, quick, nimble and bracing. It was also spartan, hopelessly impractical and sold as a kit, assembly required. Soon it was the benchmark sports car. What was unforgivable in other cars justified the Seven: unconventional, fast, rare, and not for everyone. More than 5o years later it's still in production. Now as then, owners have to build their cars. When Michael Eddenden sets out to build a Caterham Seven the fingertip ease of the digital age is replaced by unheated garages, fumes and typed instructions obscured by oily fingerprints. For anyone who has ever built something with their own hands - despite skill, aptitude and experience. Caterham Cars, manufacturer of the 7, was purchased by the Caterham Formula 1 Team in 2011.< Less
Lotus Seven S4 (Type 60): Design, Restoration, and Maintenance By Andrew Barron
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In the mid sixties Lotus were trying to distance themselves from their kit-car heritage. The growing respectability of their productions cars (in particular the Elan) meant that a new class of... More > customer was buying Lotus that didn’t want to be associated with the Lotus Seven.As a consequence Lotus’ founder, Colin Chapman, decided that there should be a replacement for the Seven. Given Lotus’ on track success, it was reasonable that this new car should feature a mid-engine rear wheel drive design giving the customer a link to the highly successful F1 cars of the time. However, the resulting car, the Europa (Figure 2), was produced by the main Lotus Cars factory rather than by Lotus Components, the division responsible for the Seven.< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 21 No.3 October 2003 By Crimean War Research Society
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Ship, Johnny! Ship!, Maj Colin Robins; The Tsar's Home Guard, David Williams; A mystery solved, Michael Trevor-Barnston; Horse Sense, Rod Robinson; RGS Collaboration, Francis Herbert; Sir William... More > Gordon - the Charge, Bob Hill; Numbers and Losses Pt 3, Tony Margrave; The American Civil War Round Table; Carte-de-Visite No.5 Lord Clyde, Michael Hargreave Mawson; It's Fun Finding Out No.9 Eupatoria & Old Fort, David Williams; Major EB Hamley RA his life & writings, Mike Hinton; Cavalry Regulations: the Charge, WS Curtis; Commissions from the Queen & President, Major Roger Chapman; The Naval Hospital Therapia Pt 3, Professor Richard Huntsman; Unfit for further service, David Paine; Staffordshire Gunners Pt 5, Ken Ray & Brian Buckley; The Wasp Battery, Ken Horton; Menshikov on Balaklava, Mark Conrad; Valleys & the Shadow of Death, Evjeny Dubovic; Nicklin photograph from South Africa, Robin Smith; The Guards' Museum, Tony Lucking; d'Allonville, French General, back cover.< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 21 No.3 October 2003 By Crimean War Research Society
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Ship, Johnny! Ship!, Maj Colin Robins; The Tsar's Home Guard, David Williams; A mystery solved, Michael Trevor-Barnston; Horse Sense, Rod Robinson; RGS Collaboration, Francis Herbert; Sir William... More > Gordon - the Charge, Bob Hill; Numbers and Losses Pt 3, Tony Margrave; The American Civil War Round Table; Carte-de-Visite No.5 Lord Clyde, Michael Hargreave Mawson; It's Fun Finding Out No.9 Eupatoria & Old Fort, David Williams; Major EB Hamley RA his life & writings, Mike Hinton; Cavalry Regulations: the Charge, WS Curtis; Commissions from the Queen & President, Major Roger Chapman; The Naval Hospital Therapia Pt 3, Professor Richard Huntsman; Unfit for further service, David Paine; Staffordshire Gunners Pt 5, Ken Ray & Brian Buckley; The Wasp Battery, Ken Horton; Menshikov on Balaklava, Mark Conrad; Valleys & the Shadow of Death, Evjeny Dubovic; Nicklin photograph from South Africa, Robin Smith; The Guards' Museum, Tony Lucking; d'Allonville, French General, back cover.< Less