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AUGUST 2022

Lotus Esprit Diary - 8: Seriously broken?
Sports and GT Cars Sports and GT Cars
Did I do something stupid to damage the engine? Waiting for a recovery truck and ruminating on what was otherwise a Happy Father's Day!

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July 2022

Lotus Esprit Diary – 7: How to change the brake pads... or not!
Sports and GT Cars Sports and GT Cars
My ongoing diary of Lotus Esprit S3 rolling restoration continues with setting out to change the rear brake pads... but it doesn't turn out quite as expected.

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JUNE 2022

Electric Lotus Esprit restomod under consideration by Hethel’s new bespoke division
Simon Lane, boss of Lotus Advanced Performance, has given some indication of what’s on the horizon for the newly launched division.by: Matt Robinson
Earlier this year, Lotus Advanced Performance was launched, promising to bring various existing elements of the British sports car brand (including motorsport and the Lotus Driving Academy) under one roof, with various new services added to the roster.

Speaking to Auto Express at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Simon Lane, who’s heading up the new endeavour, gave some indication of what’s to come.

Perhaps the most interesting part involves special vehicles, which Lane explained will be arranged in three “tiers”.

“The first one is using existing platforms to develop our own low-volume, special runs of cars,” he said, adding, “So we've got three platforms down there [Emira, Evija and Eletre] - we could potentially top out those cars, do something different with the powertrain and so on.”

Possibly giving some context to an image of a mysterious single-seater included in the original Lotus Advanced Performance press release, Lane revealed another part of this plan. “We've got a really good relationship with Clive Chapman and Classic Team Lotus across the road [from Lotus’s Hethel HQ], and discovered some incredible designs that were done in the Colin Chapman era that never saw the light of day,” he said. “So wouldn't it be amazing to bring one or two of those to life but maybe with a modern twist?”

Tier two involves restomods, with Lotus having no shortage of revered cars in its back catalogue to make more useable. “Some of the most iconic classic cars if you drive today, I'd argue they're not actually that nice to drive”. Under the skin would go modern suspension, updated interiors and drivetrains with “modern power levels”.

One way Lotus may do this is with electric conversions. “We can potentially electrify an Esprit for example – that's something we're thinking about doing,” Lane said.

We won’t have long to wait before seeing the fruits of these efforts, with the first official restomod Lotus set to arrive in 2023.

The final tier of special vehicles involves motorsport, from which we’ve already seen something – the new Emira GT4.

Meanwhile, Lotus Advanced has already started planning and executing events for owners, and its first bespoke vehicle options will appear on the Evija electric hypercar.

The Emira will join the fray, starting with a Lotus Advanced colour palette arriving on the configurator towards the end of 2022, and special graphics are also on the way.

Anything more intensive will have to wait. “To go into true bespoke, I'd like to get there, but we need to learn to walk before we try and run.”

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Lotus Esprit S2 Goes to SUPERCAR FEST
CR classics
This video is about me and my Lotus Esprit S2's journey to Supercar Fest, It's the furthest it's gone since the major work it has had done and it's the first big show I've ever taken it to since owning the car.

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MAY 2022

Lotus Esprit S2 – Getting Tanked
granblogismo youTube
Next up for the Lotus Esprit S2 restoration is getting the fuel tanks out. This was easier than expected but still had its challenges with 30 year-old fuel going all over my driveway! Thinking about the next steps of the restoration it's clear I need to find a dedicated space so going to pause the Esprit resto for the moment and resume when I have a garage/workshop to kick things into a higher gear and bring you more consistent and higher quality footage!

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APRIL 2022

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MARCH 2022

How to get a tall driver into a Lotus Esprit
Sports and GT Cars Sports and GT Cars
How can you get a tall driver into a Lotus Esprit? You need to make some extra legroom and more headroom, as well as more space for your feet. This video shows you how to fit a steering wheel spacer and other modifications to allow tall people to drive the Esprit.

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FEBRUARY 2022

Lotus Esprit Turbo on ITV4's The Car Years.

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Lotus Esprit Turbo Cinematic Trailer
Vintage Motors Car The Sound Engines Vintage Motors Car The Sound Engines

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JANUARY 2022


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Salvage Hunters: Lotus Esprit
Classic Cars S06E01
Salvage Hunters Classic Cars S06E01, lotus esprit, salvage hunters classic cars full episodes.

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DMC DeLorean
The Back to the Future Superstar Car at 40
The sleek, sharp-edged and truly space-age DMC DeLorean was extraordinary in every way. But was it any good? Chris Harris looks back at the superstar movie car in its 40th anniversary year in the new episode of Top Gear, Sunday at 8pm on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

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Why The Lotus Esprit is the Best Supercar Bargain
The Speed Traveler
The Speed Traveler presents the 1986 Lotus Turbo Esprit HCi. From 7 time Formula One Constructors Championship winner Colin Chapman comes one of the most beautiful cars in the world. Join us as we review and drive this 1980s 007 Bond car!

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Project Esprit: Introduction to the barn find
RaccoonPerformance
A short introduction to the project and a quick wash. The car its self is actually inbetween s3 and s4 and is known as a x180. The plan is for a full restoration with a could of upgrades. Feel free to get in touch!

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Esprit Suspension
Top Gear 1983 series11 episode 1
Just the bit about Lotus special suspension edited from an old Top Gear episode. Lotus Turbo Esprit seen hurtling around the circuit at Hethel. Standard version & special suspension equiped version. Some fantatstic film of a pure drivers car. Question: Being quite tall, how does John Mills actually fit in the car?

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Need For Speed: No Limits
Lotus Esprit V8 Sport 350
Kris & Heidi back at it with another Breakout, this time it involves a cop radio scanner. Help them evade the cops and win the 1999 Lotus Esprit V8 Sport 350 in Need For Speed No Limits.

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Bond Car Submarine Lotus Esprit 1/24 Unboxing
Dudley's Scale Model car's
On Today's video, I am doing an unboxing of the Lotus Esprit in 1/24 by Fujimi. This Lotus Esprit is not the road/racing it's the James Bond Submarine from The Spy Who Loved Me. Info about Lotus Esprit (Not Submarine) The Lotus Esprit is a British sports car that was built by Lotus Cars at their Hethel factory in England between 1976 and 2004. It was among the first of designer Giorgetto Giugiaro's polygonal "folded paper" designs. Info about Lotus Esprit (Submarine) Wet Nellie is a custom-built submarine, created for the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me in the shape of a Lotus Esprit S1 sports car. The Esprit was chosen to give James Bond a glamorous car to drive.

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BOND in MOTION
PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM,
Official Collection of Original James Bond Vehicles. September 2021 to October 2022, Los Angeles, California

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An early tracing paper sketch
with some notes for an (at the time) upcoming film in 1977!
This is a nice find if it's from before the release of The Spy Who Loved Me.

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Six rare Lotus Esprits are going to Auction
Fancy a rare, Limited Edition Lotus Esprit?
A collection of six rare, limited edition Lotus Esprit goes up for auction on The Market, with estimates from £35k to £150k.

Read more HERE

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James Bond Lotus Special at the Top Gear Test Track
The Bond Vivant
My Bond has always been Roger Moore, and Moore's Bond always drove a Lotus. Join me for a Once-in-a-Lifetime drive, where I get the chance to have a blast around the Top Gear Test Track in not one, but three Lotus Esprits! These are the most impressive, forensically-replicated cars I have ever seen- one lucky owner recreated the white S1 Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me, and the Copper Metallic Turbo seen in For Your Eyes Only! For a bit of fun, a friend also brought along a White Turbo, which, although not absolutely screen-accurate, is stunning. Stay tuned for a surprise guest!

A huge thanks to the owners- Fabian Steele, Andy Warne and Justin White, for being so generous with their beautiful Bond Beauties, ably assisted by John Wallis and Mark Wilkinson, and my brother, Jamie.

We’d also like to thank Hugo and David McAllister for being so accommodating at the Top Gear Dunsfold Aerodrome track. Also a special mention to my son, Jack, for being such a good sport on a long, hot day and an excellent, exploding henchman.

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Richard Hammond Sport 350 SOLD
@ 1st August 2021 Auction
In superb condition and offered directly from the collection of Richard Hammond, the 1999 Lotus Esprit Sport 350 has sold at auction for £65,250 (inc. buyers premium).

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Spotted in London E1w
Esprit V8 spotted on 1st August 2021
Just been out picking something up and spotted the back end of this Esprit out the corner of my eye. Took this picture for the site. Doesn't look like it's used regularly, as it was a little dusty. Nice to see another Lotus Esprit parked up in central London. Esprit are a rare sight at the best of times.

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The Grand Tour star Richard Hammond is selling a 1999 Lotus Esprit Sport 350
Eight vehicles and motorbikes will be sold by Silverstone Auctions at The Classic at Silverstone on 1st August 2021
Read MORE here.

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LOTUS ESPRIT meeting 2016
YouTube Video
Show some love to the Far East Esprit Fans.

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It looks great, but is it straight?
Soup Classic Motoring 71
There's not point doing any more work on this Esprit chassis unless it still fits under the body of the car. Here's hoping months of work didn't cause new problems.

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High Poly Hovercar
Lotus Esprit S3 Turbo (1983)
1:1 high poly modeling of a hovering 'Lotus Esprit S3 Turbo' from 1983 for the 3D Final Exam at Digital Arts and Entertainment [Howest]. The assignment goal was to create a hover engine using 3 or more real life objects (Air filters, Magneto coils and Computer fans in my case). We then had to model a vintage car from the 40's to the 80's and to combine it with the engine previously made. Check it out here

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Esprit on
2021 tweeted pics
For a car that's not been in production for over 15 years, it still has a present on tweeter, which didn't exist in the public relm back when you could buy a new model from Lotus. Here's some that we've retweeted if you follow us @EspritWorld.

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1977 Lotus Esprit
Jay Leno's Garage
This one-owner Lotus Esprit is unlike any other you've seen on the road! Jason and Detlef Claudius have been maintaining and modifying this 300 horsepower wedge since it was bought new in '77.

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See This Disgusting Lotus Esprit Get Cleaned...
...And Fired Up After Sitting Outside For 20 Years
A bright red 1988 Lotus Esprit has been brought back to life after sitting in a field for no less than 20 years.

See more here

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1978 Lotus Esprit Saint Tropez
Up for Auction HERE
Lotus Esprit Saint Tropez from 1978, in very good condition. The vehicle being offered is an Esprit S2 convertible (type 79) from 1978 in its pearly white livery and the first to be transformed by the coachbuilder PBB (Paul Baron Bailey) in 1982.

Seven vehicles were transformed by PBB Design on the S2, S3 and Turbo Esprit versions. This vehicle is the only one in France on which only the bodywork has been modified.

The 16-valve 2000cc Lotus type 907 engine develops 160 HP and is in very good condition. All parts are original. Maximum speed: 200 km/h. The options are electric windows, original Maserati SM transmission and stainless steel exhaust.

The seller purchased this vehicle in wrecked condition from an antique dealer near Strasbourg in 2011. The seller himself undertook the total and meticulous restoration, which was followed by the registration of the vehicle in France.

Classic cars registration. This vehicle is located near Mulhouse in France.

Auction Closes on 4th April 2021

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Chris Harris' Dream Bond Car Garage: BMW Z8, Aston DB5, Lotus Esprit
Top Gear
With access to a hangar full of James Bond's most magnificent cars, Chris Harris wasn't going to miss the chance for a good nose around 007's Lotus Esprit, BMW Z8, Aston Martin DB5, Jaguar XKR and so many more. What's your favourite Bond car?

Driving the best Bond cars ever!
Top Gear
There’s a new Bond film out soon, so to celebrate we brought together the greatest Bond cars ever, one per actor, and we’ve driven them all back to back. Sean Connery’s DB5, George Lazenby’s ‘68 DBS, Roger Moore’s Lotus Esprit, Timothy Dalton’s ‘85 V8 Vantage, Pierce Brosnan’s BMW Z8, and Daniel Craig’s DB10. Oh, and one very special guest.

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We Bought A Cheap ABANDONED Supercar
That Everyone FORGOT About

Wrench Every Day
Today, we buy an amazingly cheap forgotten and abandoned supercar, a 1990 Lotus Esprit Turbo SE. Does it handle like it's on rails? I'm sure we will find out.

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Lotus Esprit at Studio 434
Brown Car Guy
Yesterday I was at #Studio434? checking out my favourite car, the Esprit, and loads of other classics. I’ve uploaded tons of pictures to my Instagram just search for for #BCGStudio434?

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Lotus Esprit vs Ferrari 308
From ThamesTV
Richard Hudson-Evans compares the Lotus Esprit S1 and a Bell & Colvil Turbo'd S1 against the Ferrari 308 GTB
First shown: 09/03/1978

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Lockdown Lotus
From Soup Classic Motoring
Did you know that time spent "restoring" a car is time well spent? More from Soup Lotus Esprit Journey, always worth a look!

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LOTUS – Everything You Need to Know
From Donut Media
Lotus has been dedicated to building cars for the pure driver since 1948! Lotus has created some of the best handling road cars like the famous Lotus Elise, Exige, Esprit, and Evora. When it comes to the track, well Lotus has a rich history in F1with its innovative Type 25 and track dominating chassis technology. This is the history of a small British brand that helped redefine what a driver's car should be.

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Lotus Esprit S2 Walk around
From YouTube CR classics
This video is a short walk around of my 1979 Lotus Esprit S2 in Gold with a Champagne interior, it's not overly in-depth but hopefully it will make you smile in these difficult times.

I also show you my brand new fully tailor made indoor cover from Specialised Covers, I'm sure you'll all agree it looks absolutely stunning and ill be very happy to do another video showing you more about it if you'd like to see that? Here is a link to the website if anybody is interested www.specialisedcovers.com

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Hacked up and left for the vultures
From YouTube
There's only one way this Lotus is ever going to be right, and that's if the hack job perpetrated by a back street knife man, is chopped out and rebuilt. Scary stuff.

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Escort RS Cosworth vs Lotus Esprit V8
From YouTube
It's an old clip, but it's nice to see it again. Especially as a Escort Cosworth in good condition is around £50-80k now when they were only around £20k new in the early 90s!.

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twelve cars of Christmas
From Race Ace @TCBforever
Super festive pic from @ClassicLotus of the Potash Lane crew with their twelve cars of Christmas - can you identify them all?.

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New owner gets DeLorean delivered from DMC Florida
From DeLoreanTech on YouTube
Don't you wish Lotus Cars would do this for the Giugiaro Esprits! Although $50,000 isn't cheap.

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DeLorean Electric Car Conversion
Behind The Build!
They've done a DeLorean, who'll be the first to do an Esprit. If we win the Lottery, it'll be us!

Sort of Esprit Related
Found on Twitter!
Don't forget to follow us on Twitter (@EspritWorld) for Esprit related stuff.

Cool Esprit Stuff
Dave Clark Designs at it again!
There's some interesting Esprit stuff still being produced in 2020, just check out the work of Dave Clark Designs. We've seen some Esprit related work from him previously, but this new Essex work is really exciting. Check him out at @DaveClarkDesign on Twitter. And if you commissioned this work by Dave, drop us an email, as I'm sure we'd all love to hear about this.

LEW Official Calendar 2021
Covid makes us break a 17 year run
Unfortunately due to the circumstances we're all experiencing and some small internal issues, the Calendar for 2021 will not be available. Hopefully we'll have a 2022 calendar available next year, so please still submit any pictures you think are good enough for the future calendars. We're sorry to disappoint Esprit owners for 2021, but will try to bring our popular calendar back for purchase this time next year.

ex-Lotus Engineering Esprit race car
Follow along with the rebuild
This is the rebuild of an ex Lotus Engineering Lotus Esprit race car. The Lotus was raced by George Howard Chappell from 1992 to 1994 in 750 Motor Club events winning over a dozen races. Following on from its success it was converted to a Sport 300 race car by then Lotus F1 race engineer George Howard Chappell with the support of Lotus Cars. The Lotus and George have been reunited and supporting George’s rebuild is Classic and Racing taking on various sub assembly build areas as well as assisting with the car build.

see website here

Lotus Esprit Mule Hints At The Return Of An Icon
BY MICHAEL GAUTHIER for CarScoops
The Esprit is one of Lotus’ best known models and is still fondly remembered today.

The automaker famously announced a revival a decade ago and promised the car would return in 2013 with a bold new design as well as a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine that produced up to 612 hp (456 kW / 620 PS). That obviously never happened, but the company hasn’t given up on the idea of bringing the Esprit back.

Fast forward to today and spy photographers have caught new pictures of the Esprit. Unfortunately, there isn’t much to see as the mule is based on the Evora and features extended wheel arches which hint at a wider track.

The production model will look nothing like this mule as it’s expected to have a modern design which is heavily influenced by the Evija. We can also expect a two-seat interior which is more luxurious and high-tech than the one found in the Evora.

Lotus hasn’t said much about the Esprit, but previous reports have suggested the car is a stop-gap model that will serve as a bridge between the existing Lotus lineup and future models. As a result, it’s expected to ride on an updated version of the Evora’s platform rather than an all-new architecture.

Little else is known about the car at this point, but could use a hybrid powertrain with a V6 engine sourced from Toyota. While a lot of details remain unclear, it’s believed the Esprit will have more than 500 hp (373 kW / 507 PS).

The Esprit was originally expected to be introduced next year, but it’s possible the coronavirus could have delayed those plans.

see full artical here

Soviet Super CARS (CCCP 1985)
by Are Sounds Electrik?
Not really Esprit related, but you can see the Esprit wedge design a bit in some of the cars, so worth a look.

The Lotus Esprit Story
by Big CAR on YouTube
The mid-70’s were an optimistic time for British transport. We got the Triumph TR7 and Rover SD1, the Intercity 125 took us across the country at 125mph, and the thunderous Concorde took us over Mach 2. Britain was proving it could still do amazing engineering. Then there was the Lotus Esprit, turning heads with its crisp, folded lines and supercar styling. By using a tiny engine, it would go on to have the largest power output per litre of any car. And it would clean up so effectively in American motor racing that it was effectively banned from competition. It’s been a Bond car, twice in its amazing 28-year long production run, and Lotus keeps tantalising us with glimpses of what it will be in the future.

The Aston Martin Bulldog Story
Not an Esprit, but like the Delorean, an interesting story
The Bulldog was a science-fiction supercar not penned by Bertone or indeed any Italian design house. And it didn’t come from an Italian car manufacturer. This was Britain’s, and specifically Aston Martin’s answer to Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini’s increasingly wild 1970s supercars. And it had supercar speed, with a reputed top speed over 200mph (321km/h) from a 600hp (447kW) engine. So what happened to this amazing car, and when can we expect a new supercar from Aston?

Wheeler Dealers Lotus Esprit with full intro
on YouTube
This is an old episode of Wheeler Dealers featuring a Lotus Esprit. Not sure how long it'll be available, so take a look if you haven't seen it.

Esprit on
2020 tweeted pics
For a car that's not been in production for over 10 years, it still has a present on tweeter, which didn't exist in the public relm back when you could buy a new model from Lotus. Here's some that we've retweeted if you follow us @EspritWorld.

       

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The 1980's Elon Musk - John DeLorean
From ColdFusion on YouTube
This is one of the wildest stories in automotive history, a story of how far a man would go to chase his dream. This is the John Delorean story.

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The Pop-up Headlights Story
From Little Car on YouTube
1936 was a great year to be alive, because the first car appeared with pop-up headlights – quite possibly the best thing to happen to headlights since someone thought to use a light bulb instead of a gas light. They appeared simultaneously on two cars – the Italian Alfa Romeo 8C, and the American Cord 810. You had to manually wind them up and down using a handle on the dashboard. At the time they were a handy way of streamlining the front of the car, producing an aerodynamic shape that mimicked racing cars of the day, although the streamlining advantage was negligible.

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James Bond drove a Lotus Esprit turbo to Cortina
in 'For Your Eyes Only' so Harry did too
The Roger Moore Bond movie called 'For Your Eyes Only' features a Lotus Esprit turbo, which Bond drives to Cortina d'Ampezzo in the Italian Dolomites. In this video, I take my Esprit there to re-live those classic moments in the film and find out more about this chic Italian ski resort. The full story is in this month's Octane Magazine, which is on sale from Wednesday 27th May.

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Lotus Esprit S2 - New Project Car!
granblogismo
I'm super excited to reveal my new project car, a Lotus Esprit S2! This single owner 30k original mile car is in awful shape but hopefully I’ll be able to restore it to its former glory with a bit of luck and help from other YouTube channels such as ‘Soup Classic Motoring’ who are undergoing similar work albeit with better presentation and artistic flair than me. I hope you like it and hopefully I’ll be able to bring you some interesting content during the restoration!

A closer look at my 'barn find' Lotus Esprit S2, a single-owner, 30k mile car recently recovered from over 20 years in storage. In this video I review the interior, bodywork and engine and what might have to be fixed.... spoiler alert... its everything! Hope you enjoy the video and any advice for jacking the car or where to start is greatly appreciated!!

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Car Review – Lotus Esprit V8
Brown Car Guy
#FlashBackFriday to my review of the Lotus Esprit that I did in 2015 for Motoring Middle East. This was a V8 and I drive it with its then owner Matt Denton. The Esprit is quite simply my all-time favourite car, and typically I can barely contain my excitement as I get behind the wheel - LOL.

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DeLorean Time Machine!
Tour and Road Test
Doug recently drove an amazingly perfect replica of the DeLorean time machine from Back to the Future. Here's what it's like.

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Esprit on
2020 tweets
With Covid-19 keeping us at home in UK, people are finding ways to pass the time. Check this Esprit related one below. We though it was good enough to put on our news page. Well done Mike M, you've entertain the Esprit World. @EspritWorld.

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James Bond style Lotus drives underwater!
Top Gear
Not an Esprit unfortunatley, but still interesting. Take a look!

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Spiritual successor to Lotus Esprit reportedly coming in 2021
MARCH 16, 2020
Lotus is just putting the finishing touches on its bespoke Evija hypercar, and will then launch one final model based on the bonded and riveted aluminum platform underpinning its current lineup before switching to a new platform capable of supporting battery-electric powertrains.

Autocar reported on Monday that the new model will be a supercar in the same vein as the Esprit but the two may not share the iconic nameplate.

The car will reportedly fill the wide performance gap between the Evora and Evija thanks to a new hybrid powertrain utilizing a V-6 as its internal-combustion component.

The V-6 in question is likely the Toyota-sourced 3.5-liter mill used in the Exige and Evora sports cars. The engine produces 416 hp in the latest Evora GT so with electrification we could be looking at something closer to 500 hp.

The new car was originally due in 2020 but Autocar reported that we'll now see it in the first half of 2021.

Lotus came close to launching a modern Esprit early last decade, including rolling out a concept at the 2010 Paris International Motor Show and developing a bespoke V-8. The project was axed in 2014 after Lotus made major reforms to prevent financial ruin.

Lotus is on a very different footing these days thanks to the support of Geely. The Chinese auto giant is committed to rebuilding Lotus' image after decades of malaise by renewing the lineup and taking the brand racing. We also know that future Lotus cars will source engines from fellow Geely brand Volvo.

Beyond the Evija and new supercar, Lotus will redesign the Elise, Exige and Evora around its new platform. An SUV is also in the pipeline and possibly a modern Elan, too..

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Mini is designed to look like the iconic Lotus Turbo Esprit
Simon Cowell's one-off classic...
• Simon Cowell has taken delivery of the special classic-shape Mini Remastered
• It was built by UK firm David Brown Automotive which specialises in these cars
• Design has been modelled on the Lotus Esprit Turbo from For Your Eyes Only
• Paint scheme and interior style has been copied - though there's no ski rack
• The maker wouldn't disclose the vehicle price, likely to be between £90k-£100k .

www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars

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Stamps and now Coins!
James Bond 2020 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated – 3 Coin Series...
Enjoy a FREE case to store your collection – only available when you buy all 3 coins together
– Collect all three £5 coins and reveal the 007 motif

– Struck to a finer finish than UK circulating coins
– Free shipping when you buy all 3 coins
– An official licensed product produced in partnership with EON Productions Limited and Danjaq.

Obviously they come with other Bond stuff on them, but the Esprit is the only one we care for! Gold and Silver available, although you'll need some spare coins for the gold sets, as they start at £500+.

www.royalmint.com/our-coins/events/james-bond/

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Driving the best Bond cars ever!
Top Gear
There’s a new Bond film out soon, so to celebrate we brought together the greatest Bond cars ever, one per actor, and we’ve driven them all back to back. Sean Connery’s DB5, George Lazenby’s ‘68 DBS, Roger Moore’s Lotus Esprit, Timothy Dalton’s ‘85 V8 Vantage, Pierce Brosnan’s BMW Z8, and Daniel Craig’s DB10. Oh, and one very special guest.

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The Esprit is Back!
Autocar February 2020...
Check out a new Article in the latest Autocar magazine this month. We've been highlighting articles since the Esprit stopped production in 2004. We have around 26 press pieces over the last 16 years! So lets see if this actual pans out. History says no, but let's see.

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Mr Esprit History lesson
Brian educates us all...
Check out our old interview with Mr Esprit in the link below.

  

Mr Esprit
LEW interviews Brian Angus at Hethel
Lotus Esprit World, 20th November 2003

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James Bond Presentation Pack
Royal Mail...
Delve into Bond’s world with images and stories exploring his key relationships.

All six Special Stamps depicting all Bonds and the Miniature Sheet’s four Q Branch stamps with exclusive 007 perforations, as well as hidden features revealed under *UV light.

Description
Friends, enemies, exotic locations and spectacular gadgets are the stars of souvenirs sharing the stories behind Bond’s 25 movie missions.
All six Special Stamps depicting every Bond actor set against a backdrop featuring a scene from the title sequence.
The Miniature Sheet includes the four Q Branch stamps with 007 perforations, as well as hidden features only revealed under *UV light.
The specially designed carrier card’s cover shot features Bond flying the autogyro aircraft, Little Nellie, in You Only Live Twice.
The carrier card’s reverse charts the story of Bond’s relationship with Q, the head of the British Secret Service’s research and development division.
The pack contains details of Bond’s connections with important allies and iconic villains – including Felix Leiter, Moneypenny, Blofeld, Scaramanga and Jaws.
An overview of all 25 Bond films includes details of their plots, characters, gadgets and locations.

https://shop.royalmail.com/james-bond-presentation-pack

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Mr Esprit History lesson
Brian educates us all...
Check out our old interview with Mr Esprit in the link below.

  

Mr Esprit
LEW interviews Brian Angus at Hethel
Lotus Esprit World, 20th November 2003

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2020 Calendars
All current orders on their Way (25th Jan 2020)
We've just dispatched all the current orders from customers, so if you've placed an order and recieved an email confirming, your order is on it's way.

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The DeLorean Story
Big Car
There’s much more to the DeLorean Motor Company than Doc’s 88mph time machine in “Back to the Future”. It’s a story of a playboy founder with a meteoric rise, a story of hope and regeneration in an area torn apart after a decade of fighting, and of a cocaine smuggling fall from grace. Yes, this story has it all.

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2020 Calendars
All current orders on their Way (11th Jan 2020)
We've just dispatched all the current orders from customers, so if you've placed an order and recieved an email confirming, your order is on it's way.

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News from second half of 2019

 

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