New to the Grid – Bordeaux Stradale Holdall

stradale bordeaux angle

stradale bordeaux strap

We are delighted to launch this weekend at the 79th Goodwood Members Meeting our New Stradale (Italian for “road-going”) Holdall finished in the beautiful heritage shade of Bordeaux

Each item is hand made to order in Italy to perfection with passion – attention to detail is always reflected

Our luggage is designed to carry enough items for your perfect weekend away or track day essentials.

Buy here: https://jordanbespoke.com/shop/bordeaux-stradale-holdall/

British Recycled Leather:   This is our third Holdall to be crafted with Recycled British ELeather – HAND MADE IN ITALY

Simon Jordan – Creative Director is always looking to improve, develop and most importantly offer clients technical choice, Motorsport is a continuing evolution – pinnacle of engineering,  Jordan Bespoke share the same ethos.

We are very excited to offer British ELeather the pioneer of sustainable, engineered leather.

Their revolutionary process transforms unused leather into advanced, high-performance materials while achieving a significantly lower environmental footprint. ELeather recycles thousands of tonnes of leather, otherwise destined for landfill, creating materials that have a 60% lower carbon footprint and use over 55% less water.

  • 40% lighter than traditional Leather Hides = it’s all about carrying unnecessary weight !!    Colin Chapman – theory,  Lotus Cars Founder.

ELeather materials are lightweight and extremely durable, as well as being perfect for designers to create long lasting and high-quality bespoke products.

Born in the UK, ELeather has grown to supply high-performance, recycled leather to multiple industries ranging from transport to footwear, across more than 50 countries.  It’s leather, evolved.

Lining
Finished in a very sporty Black Italian man-made cotton durable material.

Optional:  Striking bespoke unique printed linings are a recognisable and in-demand feature of every Jordan Bespoke holdall – please call or email to discuss the various options we can offer.

The HANDLES & SHOULDER STRAPS
We use racing black original automotive seat belt webbing for the Handles and adjustable detachable Shoulder Strap.

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Grand Touring Luggage, Kit Bag or Weekend Holdall, travel in style

TRAVEL IN STYLE – ENJOY THE JOURNEY – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES…Our passion, crafted for life  

MotorSportClassics – Senna 12 #LeatherArt GTO Holdall

Senna GTO 4

Senna GTO 8

NEW TO THE GRID – 2022  

We’re delighted to be collaborating with Steve Theo at MotorSportClassics – Simon Jordan and Steve have been exhibiting together for years. Simon being a huge Ayrton Senna fan suggested to Steve,  we should use his amazing original black & white photo of the iconic Senna in action at the 1985 European Formula 1 Grand Prix, Brands Hatch driving the beautiful John Player Special Team Lotus as the basis for a bespoke printed #LiningArt in his best-selling leather holdalls.

A trademark element of every Simon Jordan design is a vivid, extravagant interior lining that adds character and personality to every piece of luggage.

Our luggage is designed to carry enough items for your perfect weekend away or track day essentials.

Buy here: https://jordanbespoke.com/shop/motorsportclassics-senna-12-leatherart-gto-holdall/

THE LEATHER

We pride ourselves in crafting our GTO Holdalls which are hand-made in Italy using the highest quality ‘Bridge of Weir’ Scottish leather, as used by Aston Martin, Jaguar, Lotus and McLaren for their cars’ luxury interiors.

This GTO Holdall is  finished in Black leather with gold stitching and metal parts to reflect the iconic colours of one of the most beautiful F1 cars to have graced our race circuits.

HANDLES & SHOULDER STRAPS

We use Black original automotive seat belt webbing for Handles and the adjustable detachable Shoulder Strap.

Each item is hand made to order in Italy to perfection with passion – attention to detail is always reflected

Senna GTO 9THE COLOUR WAY DESIGN AND LOOK 

When we talk about attention to Details, Passion and Technical thought for the work we do, this latest item certainly covers these aspects that we are very proud of:

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

As with all Simon Jordan creations, client-led bespoke options are available. In recognition of the time when car numbers changed from race to race, customers can choose to have their Holdall customised with a number of their choice. An owner may choose a significant number to them, such as a birthday, or perhaps to depict the number displayed on their own racing car.

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Grand Touring Luggage, Kit Bag or Weekend Holdall, travel in style.

TRAVEL IN STYLE – ENJOY THE JOURNEY – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES…Our passion, crafted for life  

Magneto #CoverArt GTO Holdall

Magneto GTO 2

Magneto GTO 2

NEW TO THE GRID – 2022  

We’re delighted to be collaborating Magneto magazine – Simon Jordan has been a subscriber since Issue 1, Simon came up with the idea of celebrating Magneto’s award-winning front covers by using them as the basis for a bespoke printed lining #LiningArt in his best-selling leather holdalls.

A trademark element of every Simon Jordan design is a vivid, extravagant interior lining that adds character and personality to every piece of luggage.

Our luggage is designed to carry enough items for your perfect weekend away or track day essentials.

Buy here: https://jordanbespoke.com/shop/magneto-coverart-gto-holdall/

THE LEATHER

We pride ourselves in crafting our GTO Holdalls which are hand-made in Italy using the highest quality ‘Bridge of Weir’ Scottish leather, as used by Aston Martin, Jaguar, Lotus and McLaren for their cars’ luxury interiors.

This GTO Holdall is  finished in Classic Tan, we do offer the choice of the following ‘Bridge of Weir’ colours: Black; Racing Red; British Racing Green; Rob Walker Blue & Dark Brown.

HANDLES & SHOULDER STRAPS

We use Red original automotive seat belt webbing for Handles and the adjustable detachable Shoulder Strap.

Each item is hand made to order in Italy to perfection with passion – attention to detail is always reflected

Magneto GTO 10THE COLOUR WAY DESIGN AND LOOK 

When we talk about attention to Details, Passion and Technical thought for the work we do, this latest item certainly covers these aspects that we are very proud of:

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

As with all Simon Jordan creations, client-led bespoke options are available. In recognition of the time when car numbers changed from race to race, customers can choose to have their Holdall customised with a number of their choice. An owner may choose a significant number to them, such as a birthday, or perhaps to depict the number displayed on their own racing car.

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Grand Touring Luggage, Kit Bag or Weekend Holdall, travel in style.

TRAVEL IN STYLE – ENJOY THE JOURNEY – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES…Our passion, crafted for life  

MotorSportClassics – Senna 12 #LeatherArt Folio – Document Case

A4 Folio Senna Black 1

A4 Folio Senna Black 1

NEW TO THE GRID – 2022  

We’re delighted to be collaborating with Steve Theo at MotorSportClassics – Simon Jordan and Steve have been exhibiting together for years. Simon being a huge Ayrton Senna fan suggested to Steve,  we should use his amazing original black & white photo of the iconic Senna in action at the 1985 European Formula 1 Grand Prix, Brands Hatch driving the beautiful John Player Special Team Lotus as the basis for a bespoke printed #LiningArt in our best-selling FOLIO & DOCUMENT HOLDER,

This is a great business item that we have manufactured over the years, perfect for carrying documents, iPad, tablets and laptop’s in style & totally organised.

A trademark element of every Simon Jordan design is a vivid, extravagant interior lining that adds character and personality to every leather article.

Buy here: https://jordanbespoke.com/shop/motorsportclassics-senna-12-leatherart-folio-document-case/

BESPOKE SIZES
We have designed & manufactured various Bespoke sizes in the past for:  Corporate Clients, F1 Teams, Drivers and Sponsors, Automotive brands and Car Tours globally. Striking bespoke unique printed linings are a recognisable and in-demand feature of every Jordan Bespoke leather item – please call or email to discuss the various options and your exact requirements we can offer for our Folio & Document Holders, Thank you.

A4 Folio Senna Black 4Leather
We pride ourselves in crafting our GTO Holdalls which are hand-made in Italy using the highest quality ‘Bridge of Weir’ Scottish leather, as used by Aston Martin, Jaguar, Lotus and McLaren for their cars’ luxury interiors.

The Folio – Document Case is  finished in Black leather with gold stitching and metal parts to reflect the iconic colours of one of the most beautiful F1 cars to have graced our race circuits.

Each item is hand made to order in Italy to perfection with passion – attention to detail is always reflected

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Business item – travel in style

LM #20 Inspired ‘Leather Art’ GTO – Motorsport Holdall

LM 20 Inspired Leather Art GTO – Motorsport Holdall 1

LM 20 Inspired Leather Art GTO – Motorsport Holdall 1NEW TO THE GRID – 2022  

LM #20 is the third Holdall to join our BRG Heritage Collection with an Official Licence from Keith Walker who managed Tony Smith the talented Artist,  Keith has kindly allowed us to use the beautiful painting as our ‘Lining Art’ celebrating Jaguars Victorious – 24hr Le Mans win in 1951.

We are privileged to own this wonderful piece of racing art, which is signed by the Artist.  Keith has received the very first Bespoke – Personalised LM #20 Inspired #LeatherArt Holdall.

Our luggage is designed to carry enough items for your perfect weekend away or track day essentials.

Buy here: https://jordanbespoke.com/shop/lm-20-inspired-leather-art-gto-motorsport-holdall/

WHY THE NUMBER 20?   

The 195I Le Mans 24 Hour race was the 19th Grand Prix of endurance,

and took place on June 22nd and 23rd. Jaguar entered 3 x XK 120 C race cars. Lap 94 which was about six hours into the race brought car No. 22

to an end and car No. 23 also had to retire early.  Car 20, driven by Peter Walker and Peter Whitehead, then went on to win, giving Jaguar its most important Le Mans victory – it’s first in a long history of championship winning races globally for Jaguar Motorsport.

Jaguar Cars are close to my heart, I have great memorable times selling New & Pre-owned Jaguars back in 1994 for Henlys London the very first Jaguar dealers to be officially appointed as Jaguar Motor Agents – prior to this,  Henlys in 1929 specialised in Swift & Swallow Motor Cars which then became Jaguar Cars.

THE LEATHER

Our luggage is designed to carry enough items for your perfect weekend away, we pride ourselves in crafting our BRG Heritage Holdalls using the same highest quality ‘Bridge of Weir’ Scottish leather that Jaguar Cars choose as their luxury automotive hide – finished in dark British Racing Green.

HANDLES & SHOULDER STRAPS

We use Black original automotive seat belt webbing for Handles and the adjustable detachable Shoulder Strap.

Each item is hand made to order in Italy to perfection with passion – attention to detail is always reflected

LM 20 Inspired Leather Art GTO – Motorsport Holdall 4THE COLOUR WAY DESIGN AND LOOK 

When we talk about attention to Details, Passion and Technical thought for the work we do, this latest item certainly covers these aspects that we are very proud of:

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

As with all Simon Jordan creations, client-led bespoke options are available. In recognition of the time when car numbers changed from race to race, customers can choose to have their Holdall customised with a number of their choice. An owner may choose a significant number to them, such as a birthday, or perhaps to depict the number displayed on their own racing car.

LINING

A trademark element of every Simon Jordan design is a vivid, extravagant interior lining that adds character and personality to every piece of luggage. The lining we have use is designed and printed for the perfect look to complement the exterior styling and make this a truly unique luxury item.

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Grand Touring Luggage, Kit Bag or Weekend Holdall, travel in style.

TRAVEL IN STYLE – ENJOY THE JOURNEY – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES…Our passion, crafted for life

M at 50 – GTO Motorsport Holdall

M at 50 GTO Motorsport Holdall 1

M at 50 GTO Motorsport Holdall 1NEW TO THE GRID – 2022  

We are proud to present this special commissioned Bespoke – Made to Order Only,  M at 50 Holdall for a client, he wanted to celebrate 50 years of BMW Motorsport with the delivery of his New BMW M3.

Buy it here: https://jordanbespoke.com/shop/m-at-50-gto-motorsport-holdall/

FEATURES

The brief was he wanted the Holdall to be crafted using beautiful durable black crossgrain Italian Leather, his Initials and Chassis number hot stamped into the top panels making the item unique – an automotive part taken from an original M car used in the construction and functionality of the Bag – we thought the Seat Belt Webbing was the perfect look and choice for the Handles and detachable Shoulder strap.  We are Bespoke !!

Our luggage is designed to carry enough items for your perfect weekend away or track day essentials.

Each item is hand made to order in Italy to perfection with passion – attention to detail is always reflected.

LINING

A trademark element of every Simon Jordan design is a vivid, extravagant interior lining that adds character and personality to every piece of luggage. The lining we designed and printed to carry the M at 50 story, the perfect look to complement the exterior styling.

M at 50 GTO Motorsport Holdall 5THE COLOUR WAY DESIGN AND LOOK 

When we talk about attention to Details, Passion and Technical thought for the work we do, this latest item certainly covers these aspects that we are very proud of:

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

As with all Simon Jordan creations, client-led bespoke options are available. In recognition of the time when car numbers changed from race to race, customers can choose to have their Holdall customised with a number of their choice. An owner may choose a significant number to them, such as a birthday, or perhaps to depict the number displayed on their own racing car.

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Grand Touring Luggage, Kit Bag or Weekend Holdall. 

TRAVEL IN STYLE – ENJOY THE JOURNEY – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES…Our passion, crafted for life

Twin Touring Luggage – Black Alcantara/Yellow Leather

Twin Touring Luggage – Black Alcantara Yellow Leather 1 1

Twin Touring Luggage – Black Alcantara Yellow Leather 1NEW TO THE GRID – 2022

We are proud to present this special commissioned Bespoke ‘Twin Touring Luggage’ for one of our client’s cars within his amazing collection; the Ferrari 812 Superfast

FEATURES

Designed to fit the exact space withing the car, personalised with hot stamped Chassis Number & Initials – Finished in Black Alcantara to match the Ferrari Factory original upholstery trim with yellow leather and stitching.  Each piece features two separate areas for the perfect for packing a long weekend away or good for a large size Business Briefcase.

QUILTED LINING

A trademark element of every Simon Jordan design is a vivid, extravagant interior lining that adds character and personality to every piece of luggage. The Yellow Italian flock material used is the perfect look to complement the exterior styling.

HANDLES & SHOULDER STRAPS
We use Black original automotive seat belt webbing for the Handles and adjustable detachable Shoulder Strap.

Each item is hand made to order in Italy to perfection with passion – attention to detail is always reflected

Twin Touring Luggage – Black Alcantara Yellow Leather 2THE COLOUR WAY DESIGN AND LOOK 

When we talk about attention to Details, Passion and Technical thought for the work we do, this latest item certainly covers these aspects that we are very proud of:

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

As with all Simon Jordan creations, client-led bespoke options are available. In recognition of the time when car numbers changed from race to race, customers can choose to have their Helmet Bag customised with a number of their choice. An owner may choose a significant number to them, such as a birthday, or perhaps to depict the number displayed on their own racing car.

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Grand Touring Luggage, Kit Bag or Weekend Holdall. 

TRAVEL IN STYLE – ENJOY THE JOURNEY – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES…Our passion, crafted for life

Luxury Leather Cabin Suitcase – Black Italian Leather

Luxury Leather Cabin Suitcase Black Italian Leather 1

Luxury Leather Cabin Suitcase Black Italian Leather 1

We are proud to present this special commissioned Bespoke ‘Diageo World Class – Luxury Leather Cabin Suitcase from our archive, this item was designed for the Ultimate World Bartenders & World Cocktail Championships.

Of course, we create any size, shape and technical specification – We are Bespoke !!

FEATURES

We took a standard size shell and then went about designing the interior to accommodate all the tools a Bartender would require to carry out his work professionally along with a set of drinking glasses and room for selected spirits creating the ‘Ultimate Cocktail Drinks Tool Box on Wheels’

LEATHER

Finished in Black Italian Calf Leather

LINING

A trademark element of every Simon Jordan design is a vivid, extravagant interior lining that adds character and personality to every piece of luggage. The Black Italian flock material used is the perfect look to complement the exterior styling.

Luxury Leather Cabin Suitcase Black Italian Leather 7THE COLOUR WAY DESIGN AND LOOK 

When we talk about attention to Details, Passion and Technical thought for the work we do, this latest item certainly covers these aspects that we are very proud of:

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

As with all Simon Jordan creations, client-led bespoke options are available. In recognition of the time when car numbers changed from race to race, customers can choose to have their Helmet Bag customised with a number of their choice. An owner may choose a significant number to them, such as a birthday, or perhaps to depict the number displayed on their own racing car.

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Grand Touring Luggage, Kit Bag or 4-Wheeled Holdall. 

TRAVEL IN STYLE – ENJOY THE JOURNEY – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES…Our passion, crafted for life

 

Classic Team Lotus Type 25 – Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag

Classic Team Lotus Type 25 Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag 1

Classic Team Lotus Type 25 Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag 1NEW TO THE GRID – 2022  

We are proud to present the Second addition to the ‘Heritage Motorsport Collection’ the Lotus Type 25 Heritage Helmet Bag.

This stylish functional Helmet Bag has been designed to accommodate any size Helmet with a HANS device attached to the Helmet for ease of use at the circuit – outer zipped pocket for race licence, earphones & accessories.

Buy it here: https://jordanbespoke.com/shop/classic-team-lotus-type-25-heritage-motorsport-helmet-bag/

QUILTED LINING

A trademark element of every Simon Jordan design is a vivid, extravagant interior lining that adds character and personality to every piece of luggage. The red Italian flock quilted material used for the Lotus Type 25 Helmet Bag represents the original colour of the driver’s seat & steering wheel fitted to the Lotus Type 25, contrasting perfectly with the exterior styling.

SHOULDER STRAPS

We use Racing Red original automotive seat belt webbing for the adjustable detachable Shoulder Strap.

Each item is hand made to order in Italy to perfection with passion – attention to detail is always reflected

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

Classic Team Lotus Type 25 Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag 11THE COLOUR WAY DESIGN AND LOOK

Has been created with Jordan in close connection with Clive Chapman, Managing Director of Classic Team Lotus, and son of Colin Chapman, and is the latest creation in a 14-year official partnership between the two brands.

This latest Jordan Bespoke Helmet Bag takes inspiration from Colin Chapman’s Lotus Type 25 racing car, designed by Chapman for the 1962 Formula One season and famously raced by motorsports legend Jim Clark. The result is a holdall which celebrates this famous racing car, captures the spirit of the 60s, honours the memory of Jim Clark and applauds the engineering prowess of Colin Chapman.

THE LEATHER

Specially selected Scottish Bridge of Weir leather perfectly matches the iconic Team Lotus colour scheme of British Racing Green and yellow, the flawless nature of the hides reflecting the quality buyers have come to expect from Jordan Bespoke.

A plain white roundel echoes the livery of the Classic Team Lotus transporter which has become a recognisable emblem for Team Lotus. The number 8 remembers when motor racing icon Jim Clark crossed the line at Monza 1963. His Lotus Type 25 displayed the number 8, making history as he secured the drivers’ title with 3 championship races remaining.

As with all Simon Jordan creations, client-led bespoke options are available. In recognition of the time when car numbers changed from race to race, customers can choose to have their Helmet Bag customised with a number of their choice. An owner may choose a significant number to them, such as a birthday, or perhaps to depict the number displayed on their own racing car.

A subtle design feature of the Team Lotus Type 25 Helmet Bag is the monogram embossed on the zip pulls, luggage tag and matching key ring. The ACBC monogram was created by Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman who chose to incorporate his personal monogram within the original Lotus logo.

Classic Team Lotus Type 25 Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag 14Jim Clark, one of the greatest drivers in motorsport history, is synonymous with the Lotus Type 25. Clark achieved 33 pole positions and won 25 races from his 72 Grand Prix starts in championship races. He was the master and I, the pupil Sir Jackie Stewart OBE said of Clark. Five times Formula One champion Juan Manuel Fangio once said Jimmy Clark was the greatest racing driver ever, and Ayrton Senna admitted He was my boyhood hero. He was the best of the best.

Simon Jordan Founder of Jordan Bespoke, said “Working with Classic Team Lotus and the Chapman family to create this Lotus Type 25 Helmet Bag was a genuine honour and privilege. Together we have created a luxurious leather item which respects the contribution Colin Chapman made to motorsport with the Type 25, and the unrivalled talent of its driver, Jim Clark. Despite its obvious motorsport connections, the offers a stylish bespoke piece of luggage to anyone who has an eye for detail and a passion for quality and design.”

Clive Chapman, Managing Director of Classic Team Lotus, said “Classic Team Lotus tries its best to celebrate the history of Team Lotus.  I am privileged to work together with an outstanding team of mechanics to preserve the famous cars that established the Lotus legend.  Classic Team Lotus is delighted to have joined forces with Jordan Bespoke to realise this practical and desirable holdall in the highest quality which captures the Team Lotus identity in such striking style.  I am confident it will prove to be an emblem of Team Lotus history which will appeal to proud Lotus enthusiasts worldwide.”

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Grand Touring Luggage, Kit Bag or Weekend Holdall.

TRAVEL IN STYLE – ENJOY THE JOURNEY – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES…Our passion, crafted for life  

Classic Team Lotus Type 49 – Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag

Classic Team Lotus Type 49 Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag 1

Classic Team Lotus Type 49 Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag 1NEW TO THE GRID – 2022

We are proud to present the second addition to the ‘Heritage Motorsport Collection’ the Lotus type 49 Heritage Helmet Bag. This stylish Bag was designed by Jordan in close connection with Clive Chapman, Managing Director of Classic Team Lotus, and son of Colin Chapman, and is the latest creation in a 14-year official partnership between the two brands.

This stylish functional Helmet Bag has been designed to accommodate any size Helmet with a HANS device attached to the Helmet for ease of use at the circuit – outer zipped pocket for race licence, earphones & accessories.

Buy it here: https://jordanbespoke.com/shop/classic-team-lotus-type-49-heritage-motorsport-helmet-bag/

QUILTED LINING

A trademark element of every Simon Jordan design is a vivid, extravagant interior lining that adds character and personality to every piece of luggage. The Gold Italian flock quilted material used for the Lotus Type 49 Helmet Bag represents the iconic original Gold Leaf Team Lotus colour scheme, contrasting perfectly with the exterior styling.

SHOULDER STRAPS

We use Black original automotive seat belt webbing for the adjustable detachable Shoulder Strap.

Each item is hand made to order in Italy to perfection with passion – attention to detail is always reflected

  • We offer Personalisation making your article Unique and Memorable with hot stamping/blind embossing of your company logo, initials, chassis or registration number.
  • Race Teams and Drivers, we can match your brand, colour scheme/livery with the option of highlighting your sponsors logos/graphics.   Call or email to discuss.

Classic Team Lotus Type 49 Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag 7THE COLOUR WAY DESIGN AND LOOK 

This latest Jordan Bespoke Helmet Bag takes inspiration from Colin Chapman’s Lotus type 49; the greatest ever step in F1 performance,  The result is a Helmet Bag which celebrates this famous racing car, captures the spirit of the late 60s, celebrating the iconic historic motor racing era

THE LEATHER 

Specially selected Scottish Bridge of Weir leather perfectly matches the Gold Leaf Team Lotus colour scheme of red, white and gold, the flawless nature of the hides reflecting the quality buyers have come to expect from Jordan Bespoke.

As with all Simon Jordan creations, client-led bespoke options are available. In recognition of the time when car numbers changed from race to race, customers can choose to have their Helmet Bag customised with a number of their choice. An owner may choose a significant number to them, such as a birthday, or perhaps to depict the number displayed on their own racing car.

A subtle design feature of the Classic Team Lotus type 49 Heritage Helmet Bag is the monogram embossed on the zip pulls, luggage tag and matching key ring. The ACBC monogram was created by Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman who chose to incorporate his personal monogram within the original Lotus logo.

Simon Jordan Founder of Jordan Bespoke, said “Working with Classic Team Lotus and the Chapman family to create this Classic Team Lotus type 49 Helmet Bag was a genuine honour and privilege. Together we have created a luxurious Helmet Bag which respects the contribution Colin Chapman made to motorsport with the type 49, and the unrivalled talent of its drivers. Despite its obvious motorsport connections, the Helmet Bag offers a stylish bespoke piece of luggage to anyone who has an eye for detail and a passion for quality and design.”

Clive Chapman, Managing Director of Classic Team Lotus, said “Classic Team Lotus tries its best to celebrate the history of Team Lotus.  I am privileged to work together with an outstanding team of mechanics to preserve the famous cars that established the Lotus legend.  Classic Team Lotus is delighted to have joined forces with Jordan Bespoke to realise this practical and desirable Helmet Bag in the highest quality which captures the Team Lotus identity in such striking style.  I am confident it will prove to be an emblem of Team Lotus history which will appeal to proud Lotus enthusiasts worldwide.”

BRITISH DESIGN to be used as Grand Touring Luggage, Kit Bag or Weekend Holdall.

TRAVEL IN STYLE – ENJOY THE JOURNEY – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES…Our passion, crafted for life  

Classic Team Lotus Type 49 Heritage Motorsport Helmet Bag 10History of the Gold Leaf Team Lotus type 49

Few race cars are as celebrated as the Type 49. Yes, it won races and championships, but its real claim to fame is that it marked the debut of the Cosworth-Ford DFV engine. A compact 90 degree V8, it delivered 400bhp at 9,000rpm and would go on to dominate the Formula 1 grid for more than a decade.  To this day, the step change in engine power enabled the type 49 to achieve the greatest ever increase in F1 performance, year-on-year.

Lotus founder Colin Chapman was instrumental in the development of this power unit. He had a long association with Cosworth because its founders, Mike Costin and Keith Duckworth, had met at Lotus in 1957. The engine was developed in tandem with the Type 49, and so the powerplant’s integration as a structural element with the monocoque was highly efficient, lightweight, compact, stiff and strong.

The car made an impressive start, with Jim Clark winning in its first Formula 1 race, the 1967 Dutch Grand Prix. The Type 49 took every pole position for the rest of the season, and Clark won three more races to finish the season third overall. Renamed the 49T for the Tasman Championship of 1968, the Type 49 carried Clark to four wins and the overall title.

The year 1968 also saw Graham Hill victorious in the F1 Drivers’ Championship for Team Lotus. The car was now the Type 49B, featuring a slightly longer wheelbase and several other upgrades. The season included a victory at Monaco, a feat Hill repeated 12 months later in the same car – the only time that’s ever happened in F1 history.

The Type 49 is also famous for marking the debut of the iconic red, white and gold colours of Lotus sponsor Gold Leaf.  In 1970 Team Lotus applied this striking livery to its next revolutionary design, the Lotus type 72, which led to Jochen Rindt’s posthumous World Championship victory.

Gold Leaf Team Lotus number 10

In the days when race numbers changed from race-to-race, the number 10 is most significant to the Gold Leaf Team Lotus era.

Graham Hill’s victory at the 1968 Spanish GP laid the foundation for his Championship year.  A poignant victory for Team Lotus in the aftermath of the tragic death of Jim Clark.

Graham’s win in a gripping last race of the season in Mexico – on a day when three drivers could have been crowned World Champion – secured his second Drivers’ crown.

Coincidentally number 10 was on Jochen Rindt’s Gold Leaf liveried type 72 when he laid the foundation for his Championship year, by winning the Dutch GP at Zandvoort; the first of four wins in a row, which signalled the extraordinary dominance of the type 72 for years to come.

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