Handmade in Hethel

Handmade in Hethel is a unique experience giving all Lotus customers the opportunity to visit the Hethel Headquarters and receive their new Lotus directly from the factory.


Option One: The Home Of Lotus

An in-depth tour of the Lotus factory, to see in person where their car was hand-built and a visit to nearby Classic Team Lotus for a Heritage Tour. The Classic Team Lotus tour is an opportunity to see a selection of the 50 Monoposto Team Lotus design types from 1957 to 1990.

Customers are also presented a personalised, high quality leather photographic booklet showing their car from the start of its production to its final quality sign-off, along with a framed image of the hand-over as a memento of the day. Refreshments and a light lunch are included.

This option icludes experience for two people: the customer and one companion.

Delivery Experience:

  • Welcomed at Security by a Lotus Cars host
  • Refreshments
  • Lotus Factory Tour
  • Classic Team Lotus Tour
  • Car hand-over at the Hethel Lotus Originals store
  • Visit to the Lotus store
  • Presentation of photographic booklet of customer’s car in production
  • Photoshoot

Also Included In Package:

  • Battery trickle charger
  • Car cover
  • Full PDI and car valet

Experience Price: £840.00*


Option Two: The Ultimate Lotus Experience

Delivery Experience:

  • Welcomed at Security by a Lotus Cars host
  • Refreshments
  • Lotus Factory Tour
  • Classic Team Lotus Tour
  • Car hand-over at the Hethel Lotus Originals store
  • Visit to the Lotus store
  • Track time with the car: 3 familiarisation laps
  • Presentation of photographic booklet of customer’s car in production
  • Photoshoot

Also Included In Package:

  • Battery trickle charger
  • Car cover
  • Full PDI and car valet

Experience Price: £999.00*


The Handmade in Hethel experiences are available Monday to Thursday, subject to availability.

For a warm welcome and a day to remember, book your Lotus Delivery Experience via your Lotus dealer at the time of ordering your car.

* – Displayed price includes only your experience at Lotus Hethel HQ and is only available for new Lotus customers. The price excludes any local taxes you pay in your country when purchasing the experience at your local dealer. e.g. VAT in the UK.