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The M100 Lotus Elan: a classic roadster

Advantages: Classic good looks and affordable rag-top fun
Disadvantages: Leak-prone hood

...Having just sold my 1990 "Lotus Racing Green" Lotus Elan S1, I thought I'd share my experience of owing this ground-breaking car. The Lotus brief was a two-seater roadster that would appeal to the American market. With this in mind, it's easy to see wh ...

fallon005 16.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Lotus Elan

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From Norfolk with love!

Advantages: Looks, Handling, Class, Style,etc...
Disadvantages: Good restauration needed, those handbrakes...

O.K. this car might be a right mother for breaking down, but once it gets running,... you get the point. If you do not think (and not many people do) that the front is the nicest seen on a car yet, the back must be! And if you are not interested in looks ...

Thompson162 11.10.2000 · Read full review
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All ingenious is simple

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Affairs of automobile compartment Lotus in the beginning of 90th years when it was developed Elise, went completely not excellent. By then in Norfolk two models - by road of super penalties Lotus Esprit and appeared in 1989 Lotus Elan with four-cylinde ...

De_Niro 01.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Lotus Elise 111S

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Over 6ft, roof on....forget it

Advantages: Best drivers car on the road for under 30 grand
Disadvantages: Real pain in the proverbial to get in and out of

The closest thing you'll get to a road legal go-cart! Lovely lovely lovely car, unfortunately it is absolutely impossible to get into if you'r over midget height! The point is this, the door sill is 20 cm off the ground, the roof is at 50cm....get ...

Davey_London 04.05.2001 · Read full review
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New Elise - Just Awesome

Advantages: It's a Lotus, looks amazing, is a true drivers car
Disadvantages: They had to help Vauxhall build the bar of soap. No creature comforts. Has Lotus really sorted out the reliability probs and build quality???

The new Elise took everyone by surprise when it came out, so soon after the VX220. As I first clambered into the drivers seat, there was nothing vastly different from the old Elise. However their was a weird sensation that this car had grown up. I have ex ...

Kimpalmer 08.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Lotus Elise 111S

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