September Early Morning Run to Ruffy, Sunday September 13th

Meet at McDonalds, Manningham Road, Lower Templestowe at 0800.
Run will start promptly at 0830 for a run to brunch at Ruffy.  (New roads to enjoy!)
Contact Peter McConnell 0402 076 107 or Peter Murray 0417 355 372

Membership Number Charity Auction, September 8th at 8:00

A set of sought after membership numbers that match classic Lotus ‘car type’ car numbers have become available and the LCV would like to give its members the chance to bid for these.

Fifty percent of all proceeds will be donated to Cabrini Palliative Care (the charity we have supported in the past).

To help members with their decision we have provided a description of the significance and history behind these numbers HERE. If you are interested in any of these numbers please contact

To be successful in gaining one of the numbers the LCV will be running an auction on Tuesday, 8th September in the upstairs room of the Tower Hotel, 686 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn East commencing at 8:00. Arrive at 7:30 if you want to have a meal.

Pre auction bidding is available for all numbers. Email your maximum bid to

Lotus & Clubman Notes September 2015

In this edition of the magazine we feature:                                                                           Lotus & Clubman Notes Magazine May 2015

  • Mt Glorious EMR
  • LCV Economy Run
  • Trip to Bungendore
  • 10th Anniversary Victorian 6 Hour Relay at Phillip Island
  • Night Observation

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Coming Events

For our October Clubnight (13th) we will visit Harrop Engineering. Harrop have recently become the Victorian branch of Simply Sports Cars. They will be available to conduct vehicle servicing and enhancements. They are OE suppliers to Lotus of the superchargers used in the Lotus range. MOre details to follow

For our November Clubnight (10th) will we will visit the new home of The Bolwell Car Company in Seaford.  Cambell Bolwell, Toby Hunt (Technical & construction expert at Bolwell) and Ross McConnell (who worked for Bolwell in its early days and is now back) will host us and will provide interesting talks on the night. The 2014 Nagari super car will be on display (and on-sale) along with a number of examples of the various models of the original ’70s Nagari (including #1)and a MK7. There will be a current model Bolwell caravan – light enough to be towed by a Lotus It should be a fascinating evening. Mark it in your diary now.

Annual Christmas Party and Concours – November 29th. More details to follow.

Annual General Meeting and awards presentation – December 8th. 

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