Lotus News Article

Peter Kirwan-Taylor

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:45
Group Lotus offers its condolences to the family and friends of Peter Kirwan-Taylor, one of the Lotus greats who has passed away.

Peter Kirwan-Taylor

An accountant by profession, Peter Kirwan-Taylor was best known for the design of the Lotus Type 14 Elite (1957 to 1962) – the ground-breaking composite monocoque sports and racing car that not only put Lotus on the global stage but also won at Le Mans. In addition Peter contributed to the design of the Lotus Elan, the Lotus 18 single seater race car and the Type 23 and with the running of the Lotus business in the 1950s and 1960s.

Lotus Type 14 Elite

Lotus Elite
Lotus Type 18