Lomax stands for: 'Low Costs, Maximum Performance': Simple and cheap, with a high funfactor.
Burton Car Company has been the official Lomax importer for the Netherlands since 1993. In that time, a lot of improvements have been made to the original design. Special braces, sports wheels and accessories, made by Duck Hunt (former name of Burton Car Company) are sold all over Europe. The special Göbel three-wheeler also came from the designing minds of Burton Car Company.
The Lomax is sold as a kit. Several variations are possible in 3 or 4 wheel configurations: Lomax 223/224, Lomax Lambda, Lomax Variant, Lomax Supertourer, Lomax 424 and Lomax SuperVee. Optional extra's are: dickeyseat, doors, continental bonnet, etc. The most popular models are Lomax 223/224 and Lomax Variant 4. Using a donor 2CV, some accessories and a building manual a complete Lomax can be built in about two to three hundred hours.
The total costs for building a Lomax varies between € 5.000,00 and € 10.000,00.
Build it yourself
You don't have to be an experienced mechanic to build a Lomax. All it takes is a little common sense, the right motivation, some standard tool equipment and the builder's manual. Building a Lomax takes about 200-300 hours, depending on your skill and experience, the condition of the donor vehicle, the number of accessories and the level of finishing. During the building process, Burton Car Company can give you advice, tips and parts, as you need them.
The first phase is the dismantling of the donor vehicle and preparing the rolling chassis. After that, fitting the body, finishing the interior and finishing the car.