Eddie Cappleman's 1984
Eddie Cappleman from Le Mans, France, owns a 1984 Turbo Esprit in Jupiter Red with a Magnolia Interior.
Turbo Year: 1984 Colour: Jupiter Red Interior: Magnolia Driving Style: Normal Miles per year: 0 1,000 Owned Since: 2006 Purchase from: Private Serviced at: Miles Wilkins 'The gouvner on anything Lotus Other Cars: Xantia Hdi, don't laugh, they are good cars, SE Turbo, B18 LEF, the Bibs mobile Previous Lotus': Elise S2, 111S, & Elise 111R, then I matured Why an Esprit: Okay Idea was to find a car a Turbo Esprit for a friend. I found 2 good examples. He couldn't afford both, so bought one. Never looked back since, well only when occasional bits break :-)' Upgrades: Wheels repainted, All electronics working, incl door lights, interior fan. Central locking fitted. Massive Engine refurb, include the Delortos. James Bond FYEO skis supports and skis, just like the real car, but can be removed. Problems: Leaky cam carriers, running issues, jets on the Delortos. Rotar arm gave up right when it shouldn't have had (car meeting). Other little niggles' Info: Ski supports. Replicas made from scaling up the 1:18th model car. Skis have new transfers to resemble OLINS. Waterproof exterior speaker, linked to autoCD, so I can play Bond music. Girlfriend thinks I'm nuts....