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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 2005 Classic Car of the year
Publication Classic Cars June 2005
2005 Classic Car of the year  - Eight cars made it to the first ever Classic Car of the Year final, each with its own exceptional restoration story.  With four cars competing in the professional class and four in the amateur class, there would be two  winners.  Which would you choose? 1934 Austin Ten-Four Cabriolet, 1962, Jaguar E-type S1 3.8 fhc, 1959 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia, 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport, 1959 Lotus Seven Climax, 1963 Lotus Elite Super 95, 1923 Daimler D16 Sleeve-valve Landaulet, 1935 Citroen Traction Avant 11an Faux Cabriolet.
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 Driving a wedge into the status quo
Publication Classic & Sports Car September 2011
Driving a wedge into the status quo - Can the Elite, the most practical Lotus of all, tempt Martin Buckley away from the Mercedes W123 and Lancia Gamma, two of his favourite coupes?
Article Go your own way
Publication Classics Monthly August 2009
Go your own way- Lying in bits 20 years ago, this Lotus Elite is back on the road and better than ever.
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.
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