Lotus Elan Celebrates 50 Years in the USA
Over the Labor Day weekend, a group of Lotus Elan owners celebrated 50 years in the USA during the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival. There were 10 Lotus Elans in attendance.
Lotus Festival at Brands Hatch – 2013
The Lotus Festival was held this year in Brands Hatch GP over the August 24th and 25th weekend. The Lotus Festival is a celebration of all things Lotus.
1964 Lotus Elan 26R/1/50
This Lotus Elan 26R is going up for Auction on September 8th. ?The Auction information is located at RM Auctions. ?The auction is a no reserve auction.
A Thing of Beauty
For the non-Lotus fanatics, this picture might puzzle you. ?For Lotus fanatics, it is A Thing of Beauty. ?The backbone chassis.
Does Your Elan Look Like This?
It doesn’t have to. ?Come follow Vernon as he restores his 1966 Elan Coupe. ?And don’t worry, as you can tell from the image on the right, the Elan is looking much better.
1970 Lotus Elan +2 Restoration Project
Nico, who lives in Italy, is restoring his 1970 Lotus Elan Plus 2. His Plus 2 has an unique front upright bracing. There are also some good pictures of a body without any paint.
Lotus Elan Plus 2S/130 John Player Special
Follow the restoration history of a 1973 +2S 130/5 JPS. The JPS cars were special edition Lotus Elan Plus 2s created the commemorate Lotus’ first 50 Grand Prix wins.
It is Summer Time. Time to Drive………
It is time for road trips. The winter is behind us…..Well some of us are still getting snow, but it is time to plan and prepare for those wonderful road trips.
Another 100,000 miles
There is this myth that Lotus cars are not reliable. We disagree with those claims. Our member Jeremy, just finished his second 100,000 miles in his 1972 Lotus Elan Plus 2S/130.
James’ 1972 Lotus Elan Sprint
James has a nice example of a 1972 Lotus Elan Sprint. The car is painted in traditional Sprint color scheme. It has been fitted with a TTR roll bar.