Classic Lotus Servicing

Here at Maidstone Sports Cars, our classic servicing team share a passion or all things Lotus. With over 30 years’ experience, some of our classic Lotus service technicians were working on these models when they were new!

Maidstone Sports Cars are the Official Lotus Heritage Repairer for Kent & the South East, as well as being recognised as a Club Lotus recommended workshop.

Our factory trained technicians ensure your Lotus Elite, Lotus Elan, Lotus Esprit, Lotus Eclat & Lotus Excel servicing is completed to the correct standard and quality.

If you own a modern Lotus, please visit our Modern Lotus Servicing page.

Model Interim Service Full Service
Lotus Elan £280 £580
Lotus Elan + 2 £280 £580
Lotus Europa Twin Cam £280 £580
Model A Service B Service C Service
Lotus Esprit S1, S2, S3 £240 £425 £865
Lotus Esprit Turbo £360 £490 £1185
Lotus Esprit S4, S4S, GT3 £360 £490 £1185
Lotus Excel £240 £425 £865
Lotus Eclat/Elite £240 £425 £865
Optional Extras Price
Coolant Change £60
Brake Fluid Change £60
MOT Test £54.85

All prices include labour, parts and VAT.

Service Schedule

Lotus Elan, Lotus Elan + 2 & Lotus Europa Twin Cam

Service Item Included in Service
Replace engine oil and filter x
Lubricate all grease nipples x
Top up carburettor piston dampers x
Lubricate all grease nipples x
Lubricate carburettor controls x
Check fan belt tension x
Replace air filters x
Check tyre pressures x
Check & adjust brakes x
Inspect brake lines & pipes x
Inspect disc brake friction pads x
Lubricate door locks & hinges x
Check advance & retard mechanism x
Check & adjust distributor contact points x
Fit new spark plugs x
Check & adjust wheel alignment x
Tighten rear road spring seat bolts x
Check & top up battery fluid level x
Lubricate dynamo bearing x
Check all lights x
Check free pedal movement x
Clean brake linings and drums x
Clean carburettor suction chambers & pistons x
Check & adjust valve clearances x
Lubricate distributor x
Top up level of fluid in hydraulic clutch supply tank x
Replace transmission fluid x
Replace differential oil x
Lubricate steering rack & pinion x
Change road wheels round diagonally x

Lotus Esprit, Lotus Excel & Lotus Eclat Service Schedule

Service Item A Service B Service C Service
Renew Engine Oil & Filter x x x
Inspect Engine & Transmission for Leaks x x x
Check Transmission Oil Level x x x
Renew Air Filter   x x
Renew Spark Plugs   x x
Inspect Auxiliary Drive Belt Condition   x x
Renew Cam Belt     x
Renew Fuel Filter     x
Inspect & Record Tailpipe CO x x x
Inspect Cooling System for Damage & Leaks, Clean Radiator Fins x x x
Check Coolant Level x x x
Inspect Handbrake Adjustment x x x
Inspect Operation of Brakes & Warning Lights x x x
Inspect Brake Pad Thickness & Disk Condition x x x
Inspect Brake Hoses, Pipes & Hydraulics x x x
Check Brake Fluid Level x x x
Check Condition of Front & Rear Suspension x x x
Inspect Dampers for Leaks & Performance x x x
Inspect Front & Rear Wheel Bearings for Play x x x
Inspect Condition of Driveshaft Gaiters x x x
Check Steering Ball Joints & Gaiters x x x
Inspect Steering Wheel Free Play x x x
Inspect Tyre Condition & Set Pressures x x x
Check Battery Terminal Condition x x x
Inspect Operation of All Lights x x x
Inspect Operation of All Electrical Equipment x x x
Check Adjustment of Hinges/Latches, Lubricate Door Check Plate x x x
Inspect Operation & Condition of Seat Belts x x x
Top Up Screen Wash x x x