Lotus Steel Brothers (Addington) Limited
Automotive manufacturer of Christchurch,New Zealand From 1973 to 1979.
Steel Brothers (Addington) Limited was a New Zealand manufacturer of automobiles .
The Christchurch-based company that had built Toyota Motor-cars at the factory,acquired 1973 Lotus Cars rights and designs for the Lotus Seven fourth series. This is how the production of automobiles began. The brand name was Lotus . By 1979 ended the production when the last of the 95 kits provided by Lotus was used up.
The original Lotus chassis has been strengthened. This weighed 9 kg more than before. Unlike the originals they came with carpet, centre console glove-box,a radio, and even a hardtop. First, a four-cylinder engine from Ford with 1558 cc displacement drove the vehicles. From this model created more than 100 vehicles.
This was followed by the 907 ,The last model is called the Super 907 using the twin cam Lotus 907 engine .