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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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Review of Lotus Elan

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Power, Poise, Sophistication

Advantages: Power, extras, fast, sporty
Disadvantages: Expensive

Well this V8 sure does have some incredible power behind it. It has a top speed of 170mp, so u can reqll yfloor this thing, and the acceleration is also as impressive 0-60 4.8secs and 0-100 in 10.3secs. The performance of this car is just amazing!! it has ...

coolfire 17.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Lotus Esprit V8 

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Small but perfectly formed

Advantages: Myriad.... but here are a few. Looks gorgeous, goes like XXXX off a shovel, has suede upholstery, driving it is about the best fun you can have on your own.
Disadvantages: Hmmm, let me see... nope, none.

When I was 9 I saw my first "GROWN UP" film at the Cinema - the Spy Who Loved Me. When I got home I wrote "LOTUS" on an old biscuit tin and started putting pennies in it. Originally I wanted the early 70s SE2 sprint which was 20 grand..... Spool ...

Sweary 05.11.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Lotus Elise 2000

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New Elise - Beauty in the Beast

Advantages: It's a Lotus, looks amazing, is a true drivers car
Disadvantages: They had to help Vauxhall build the VX220. 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 e ...

Kimpalmer 01.07.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Lotus Elise 2000

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