May 4, 2015 By Mike Lee
Last updated on May 4, 2015

Lotec LogoBrief History About Lotec

Lotec was founded in 1962 in Germany by Kurt Lotterschmid.

In 1969 Lotec started building racing cars and then added modifying (tuning and creating body styling kits) for Porsches in 1975 and then als0 for Mercedes cars in 1983.

During the 90’s Lotec developed turbos for Mercedes and Ferrari engines.

In 1995 Lotec created the C1000 when approached by a customer in 1990, who wanted a spectacular powerful one-off car. With 5 years development, it cost the buyer in excess of $3.4 million.

The first production vehicle for Lotec however was the 2000/2001 Sirius, which actually started its design and development back in 1992, with a prototype being built in 1999.

Lotec C1000
C1000 1995

Lotec Sirius
Sirius 2001 on