Kents Official Lotus Service Centre

As Kent’s Official Lotus Service Centre, we offer the only official Lotus Service in the South East. By using only genuine OE parts, the latest diagnostics and factory recommended service schedules, our factory trained Lotus technicians are able to perform your Lotus Service to the highest standard.

Maidstone Sports Cars have spent many years as a Lotus specialist, meaning all workshop staff have had wide ranging experience working with the Lotus Elan, Lotus Esprit, Lotus Elise, Lotus Exige, Lotus Europa & Lotus Evora. As a Lotus Heritage Repairer, we undertake all aspects of repair and service work required.

Series 3 Models A Service B Service C Service
Lotus Exige Sport 410 / Lotus Exige Cup 430 £345 £430 £950
Lotus Exige S / Lotus Exige Sport 350 / Lotus Exige Sport 380 £330 £410 £980
Lotus Evora 400 / Lotus Evora Sport 410 / Lotus Evora GT £335 £370 £920
Lotus Evora IPS / Lotus Evora S IPS  £330 £360 £985
Lotus Evora / Lotus Evora S £330 £360 £860
Lotus Elise Sport 220 / Lotus Elise Cup 250 £280 £450 £700
Lotus Elise 1.6 £280 £360 £650
Series 2 Models A Service B Service C Service
Lotus Exige S / Lotus Exige Cup / Lotus 2-Eleven £280 £370 £650
Lotus Elise SC £280 £510 £700
Lotus Elise S £280 £370 £650
Lotus Elise 111R / Lotus Elise R / Lotus Exige S2 £280 £370 £650
Lotus Europa S / Lotus Europa SE £285 £340 £590
Lotus Elise S2 111S £235 £340 £680
Series 1 & Older Models A Service B Service C Service
Lotus Elise S1 111S £235 £340 £680
Lotus Elise S1/S2, Lotus Exige S1 £235 £340 £630
Lotus Elan M100 £220 £320 £780
Lotus Esprit V8 £350 £875 £1500
Lotus 340R £235 £340 £895
HondaElise [Normally Aspirated] £270 £470 N/A
HondaElise [Supercharged] £270 £495 N/A
Optional Extras Price
Coolant Change £60
Brake Fluid Change £60
MOT Test £54.85
Geometry Setup From £140

All prices include labour, parts and VAT.

A service stamp from Maidstone Sports Car not only assures peace of mind, it also ensures vehicle provenance with approval from lotus cars

Each Lotus service should be performed either within 1000 miles (1600 km’s) of the stipulated mileage and within one year from the previous service and specified service time gap, whichever occurs first.

If you own a classic Lotus, please visit our Classic Lotus Servicing page.

Service Schedule

Service Type A B A C A B A C A B A C
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Miles 9000 18000 27000 36000 45000 54000 63000 72000 81000 90000 99000 108000


What’s Included in a Rover K Series Service?

Service Item A Service B Service C Service
Fit covers to seats, footwells, steering wheel and rear body x x x
LUBRICATION      
Renew engine oil and filter x x x
Inspect engine & transmission for oil leaks x x x
Check transmission oil   x x
Renew transmission oil     x
ENGINE      
Renew air cleaner element   x x
Renew spark plugs     x
Inspect auxiliary belt condition x x x
Inspect cam belt (including short rear belt on VVC)   x  
Renew cam belt (including short rear belt on VVC)     x
Renew fuel filter     x
Connect 'Lotus Scan 2' and check for fault codes x x x
Inspect & record tailpipe CO x x x
COOLING SYSTEM      
Inspect radiator, hoses & pipework for damaged or leaks. Clean radiator finning x x x
Check engine water coolant level x x x
Renew engine coolant     x
BRAKING SYSTEM      
Inspect parking brake adjustment x x x
Inspect operation of brake tell tales x x x
Inspect brake pad thickness & disc condition x x x
Inspect brake hoses, pipes & hydraulic units x x x
Check brake/clutch fluid level x x x
Renew brake/clutch fluid - CHARGED SEPARATELY   x x
STEERING & SUSPENSION      
Check security and condition of front & rear suspension, including free articulation of rear toe link ball joints x x x
Check torque of rear lower wishbone forward pivot brackets x x x
Inspect dampers for leaks and performance x x x
Inspect front and rear wheel bearings for play x x x
Inspect condition of drive shaft gaiters x x x
Inspect steering ball joints and gaiters x x x
Inspect free play at steering wheel x x x
WHEELS & TYRES      
Inspect tyre condition and set pressures x x x
ELECTRICAL      
Check battery & terminals for security & condition x x x
Inspect operation of all lights x x x
Inspect operation of all electrical equipment x x x
BODY      
Inspect adjustment of hinges and latches x x x
Lubricate door release buttons x x x
Inspect operation & condition of seat belts x x x
Lift footwell mats, clean & dry floor x x x
Inspect wiper operation & top up windscreen washer reservoir x x x
Renew alarm transmitter batteries x x x

 

What’s Included in a Toyota 4-Cylinder Service?

Service Item A Service B Service C Service
Fit covers to seats, footwells, steering wheel and rear body x x x
LUBRICATION      
Renew engine oil and filter x x x
Inspect engine & transmission for oil leaks x x x
Check transmission oil   x x
Renew transmission oil     x
ENGINE      
Inspect air cleaner element x x x
Renew air cleaner element   x x
Renew spark plugs     x
Inspect auxiliary belt condition x x x
Renew auxiliary belt     x
Renew auxiliary belt - Supercharged Elise Only   x x
Check accusump pressure/operation and system for leaks x x x
Inspect integrity of fuel system x x x
Inspect for fault codes & ECU programme level, print engine history & performance and retain with job card x x  
COOLING SYSTEM      
Inspect engine water coolant & oil cooler hoses/pipework systems for damage or leaks x x x
Check engine water coolant level x x x
Check charge cooler coolant level (if applicable) x x x
Renew engine coolant (all models) and charge cooler coolant (if applicable) - CHARGED SEPARATELY     x
BRAKING SYSTEM      
Inspect parking brake adjustment x x x
Inspect brake pad thickness & disc condition x x x
Inspect brake hoses, pipes & hydraulic units x x x
Check brake/clutch fluid level x x x
Renew brake/clutch fluid - CHARGED SEPARATELY   x x
STEERING & SUSPENSION      
Check security and condition of front & rear suspension, including free articulation of rear toe link ball joints x x x
Check torque of rear toe link inboard fixings x x x
Inspect dampers for leaks and performance x x x
Where applicable: Check security of damper reservoirs, check adjuster settings, lubricate adjusters and spring platforms x x x
Inspect front and rear wheel bearings for play x x x
Inspect condition of drive shaft gaiters x x x
Inspect steering ball joints and gaiters x x x
Inspect free play at steering wheel x x x
WHEELS & TYRES      
Inspect tyre condition and set pressures x x x
ELECTRICAL      
Check battery & terminals for security & condition x x x
Inspect operation of all lights x x x
BODY      
Inspect adjustment of hinges and latches x x x
Inspect operation & condition of seat belts x x x
Lift footwell mats, clean & dry floor x x x
Inspect wiper operation & top up windscreen washer reservoir x x x
Renew alarm transmitter batteries x x x

 

What’s Included in a Toyota V6 Service?

Service Item A Service B Service C Service
Fit covers to seats, footwells, steering wheel and rear body x x x
LUBRICATION      
Renew engine oil and filter x x x
Inspect engine & transmission for oil leaks x x x
Renew manual or automatic transmission oil     x
ENGINE      
Inspect air cleaner element x x x
Renew air cleaner element     x
Renew spark plugs     x
Inspect auxiliary belt condition x x x
Renew auxiliary belt     x
Inspect integrity of fuel system x x x
Remove sump assembly and renew gate flaps within baffle plate (if fitted) - CHARGED SEPARATELY   x x
Inspect for fault codes & ECU programme level, print engine history & performance and retain with job card x x x
COOLING SYSTEM      
Inspect engine water coolant & oil cooler hoses/pipework systems for damage or leaks x x x
Check engine water coolant level x x x
Check charge cooler coolant level (if applicable) x x x
Renew engine coolant (all models) and charge cooler coolant (if applicable) - CHARGED SEPARATELY     x
BRAKING SYSTEM      
Inspect parking brake adjustment x x x
Inspect brake pad thickness & disc condition x x x
Inspect brake hoses, pipes & hydraulic units x x x
Check brake/clutch fluid level x x x
Renew brake/clutch fluid - CHARGED SEPARATELY   x x
STEERING & SUSPENSION      
Check security and condition of front & rear suspension x x x
Inspect dampers for leaks and performance x x x
Where applicable: Check security of damper reservoirs, check adjuster settings, lubricate adjusters and spring platforms x x x
Inspect front and rear wheel bearings for play x x x
Inspect condition of drive shaft gaiters x x x
Inspect steering ball joints and gaiters x x x
Inspect free play at steering wheel x x x
WHEELS & TYRES      
Inspect tyre condition and set pressures x x x
ELECTRICAL      
Check battery & terminals for security & condition x x x
Inspect operation of all lights x x x
BODY      
Inspect adjustment of hinges and latches & manual door lock x x x
Inspect operation & condition of seat belts x x x
Inspect wiper operation & top up windscreen washer reservoir x x x
Renew pollen filter (if applicable)   x x
Renew alarm transmitter batteries x x x