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Article The essence of Lotus
Publication Classic Cars March 2010
The essence of Lotus - Lotus made its name by breeding into its cars a surreal blend of handling, feel and supple ride.  We test six definitive models to discover which one distils the magic best.  1960 Lotus Seven Series 1, 1961 Lotus Elite, 1971 Lotus Elan Sprint, 1969 Lotus Europa Series 2, 1985 Lotus Esprit Turbo, 2000 Lotus Elise Sport 160.
Article Call this progress
Publication Classic Cars July 2006
Call this progress - It's time to stop living in the past with your classic twin-seat roadsters - the next generation has so much more to offer, or does it? It may come down to a choice between charm and efficiency. 1977 MGB Roadster, 2000 MGF, 1970 Fiat 124 Spider, 2004 Fiat Barchetta, 1971 Lotus Elan Sprint, 1991 Lotus Elan SE
Article Buyer - Lotus Elan (1962-1973)
Publication Practical Classics November 2005
Buyer - Fall in love with a Lotus Elan - Buy wisely and motoring nirvana will be yours.  Make a bad call and you could end up in a money pit.
Article Fun starts at £4000
Publication Classic Cars July 2005
Fun starts at £4000 - From starter classics to awesome exotica, these 45 cars offer the biggest thrills for their price category.  We put nine of the best against each other at Brands Hatch race circuit to find the most fun car for your money - whatever your budget.  1961-74 MG Midget, 1970-75 Ford Escort Mexico, 1991-94 TVR V8S, 1991-93 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO, 1983-85 Renault 5 Turbo 2, 1971-73 Lotus Elan Sprint, 1965-75 Alpine A110 1300, 1977-90 Porsche 911 (930) Turbo 3.3, 2005 Hawk 289 FIA.
Article Buying Guide - 1963-1974 Lotus Elan
Publication Classic Cars March 2005
Buying Guide - 1963-1974 Lotus Elan - Itís 41 years since Lotus introduced the legendary Elan and few cars have since matched its driving appeal.  Your quest for motoring nirvana starts here.
Article Classic Cars December 2001 pg 64
Publication Classic Cars December 2001
Giant Lotus handling test. Lotus has always made an art form out of building fine-handling cars. We put the best to the ultimate track test.
Article Side by Side. Classics with modern engines
Publication Practical Classics August 2001
Side by Side. Classics with modern engines. Heart Transplant. Does a modern engine improve a classic, or simply destroy its character? With a diverse selection, David Lillywhite finds out.  Lotus Elan Plus 2, Land Rover Series IIA, Escort MKI, MGA, Minor.
Article Buyers Guide - Lotus Elan
Publication Practical Classics December 1998
Buyers Guide - Lotus Elan - Mark Dixon gets some expert advice on why all Elans are good, but some are better value than others.
Article Class of 62
Publication Octane April 2012
Class of 62 - It's 50 years since the launch of the Selby Cobra, MGB, Lotus Elan and Ferrari 250GTO.  Happy birthday, legends all.
Article Group Test - Summer Soft-Tops - Here comes the sun
Publication Classics Monthly June 2011
Group Test - Summer Soft-Tops - Here comes the sun - Three budgets, three great soft-tops: we present our best summer buys.  Morris Minor, Lotus Elan, Triumph Herald.
Article Ultimate showdown #9 Lotus Elan vs Alfa Spider
Publication Classic & Sports Car October 2009
Ultimate showdown #9 Lotus Elan vs Alfa Spider- Russ Smith chooses between two twin-cam tearaways that once dominated the compact roadster class.
Article Fast and Bulbous - Lotus Elan
Publication Classic & Sports Car May 2005
Fast and Bulbous - Lotus Elan - As new and old Elans reach price parity, James Elliott compares them, considers their disparate appeal and asks whether the later car merits the famous moniker.
Article Your Classics - Passion Fulfilled
Publication Classics October 2004
Your Classics - Passion Fulfilled - Chris Parker bought this Lotus Elan Sprint only intending to keep it for a few months - that was 26 years ago...
Article Classic & Sports Car November 2003 pg 160
Publication Classic & Sports Car November 2003
Our Classics - Journalists offer views and updates on their cars
Article Classic & Sports Car April 2003 pg 99
Publication Classic & Sports Car April 2003
10 Great £10k Sports Cars. What we'd buy with the money - and what top motor people would take home as personal choices. Lotus Elan SE.
Article Classics October 2002 pg 30
Publication Classics October 2002
Kings of the Twins. Alfa Romeo's 2000GTV and Lotus' Elan Sprint are powered by two of the all time great twin-cam engines. Peter Knivett compares them.
Article Torque and cheese
Publication Classic & Sports Car June 2002
Torque and cheese - Lotus vs Lotus - Julian Balme tries the Lotus reposition, replacing the Elan + 2S witht the radical, F1-inspired Elite.
Article Classic & Sports Car November 2001 pg 114
Publication Classic & Sports Car November 2001
Dash of Elan. Long heralded as the lightweight champion, will a tough field show the Lotus is donning the emperor's latest togs?
Article Classic & Sports Car June 2001 pg 122
Publication Classic & Sports Car June 2001
Sports Car Bonanza - Coming classics head-to-head in essential group test: Barchetta, Elan, MGF, MX-5 and S2. We pick a sub-£10k winner.
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