Lotus Elan

Lotus Elan, a "Perfect Thing"

PostPost by: archigator » Fri Aug 11, 2006 12:41 am

The September 2006 issue of Men's Journal is dedicated to "Perfect Things" and under the heading of the "100 Greatest Gear Classics" they cite the Lotus Elan as the Purist's Sports Car (warts and all). The article has a photo of a Gold Leaf trimed Elan Sprint and ends with the line, "Real men drive Elans."

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PostPost by: cabc26b » Fri Aug 11, 2006 7:47 pm

I read it in the airport earlier this week. I thought the author spent more time adressing the potential downfalls as opposed to the benefits of owning the machine - what a shame , but nice to get the mention anyway
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PostPost by: hatman » Sat Aug 12, 2006 9:10 am

'Real men drive Elans' - maybe so, but they still don't eat quiche.
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PostPost by: StressCraxx » Sun Aug 27, 2006 3:14 am

hatman wrote:'Real men drive Elans' - maybe so, but they still don't eat quiche.


There are places out in the wide open spaces of the Western US where Real Men will bring home, clean, and cook rattlesnake quiche :!:

Its mighty good too!
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sun Aug 27, 2006 6:29 am

Bring home the rattlesnake by all means but clean and cook? What were women put on this earth for...........


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PostPost by: twincamman » Sun Aug 27, 2006 4:38 pm

they tast like CHICKEN --[ the snake] :lol: --ed
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PostPost by: Old English White » Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:34 pm

... Should be nice to have this article scanned and post in a good definition, no!?!
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PostPost by: twincamman » Mon Aug 28, 2006 11:07 pm

hey old English ----is it true what Paul Tracey says about French race drivers?????? :P ---ed
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PostPost by: 1964 S1 » Tue Aug 29, 2006 1:04 am

hey twincamman, is ANYTHING that paul t(unracy) says true? He's the ultimate cry baby. I see he's exploring his future career in Saturday afternoon wrestling. He should do fine at that, all show, and he can continue to ignore reality. Does it really tick off you Canooks the way a little kid Frenchman can run circles around him?
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PostPost by: twincamman » Tue Aug 29, 2006 1:24 am

not a fan huh?--- :lol: --ed
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PostPost by: 1964 S1 » Tue Aug 29, 2006 3:08 am

How could anyone in their right mind be? That guy's an idiot. Eric
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PostPost by: Old English White » Tue Aug 29, 2006 6:19 am

... Hi Twincamman ,
I saw this race , live . With all the cameras view , it is clear than Tracy wasn't overtaking ... was he !?!
The rest (Canada surround)is only animation for promotion (usefull this wet last sunday)... This guy remember me Andy Rouse at his best in the early nineties , able to do a "strike" at the first corner , wreking 60 % of the cars on BTCC ... No!?!
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PostPost by: twincamman » Tue Aug 29, 2006 8:36 am

yes Christian --the guy is pretty aggressive ----I remember him on the way up in his formula ford ---the thing was always being welded and straigtened out --- Tracy --Goodyear and Hiemrath were always at it -- :lol: --but he didnt moan and bitch so much then --hows your programme going ---seeing lots of track time at good tracks ???-ed----
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PostPost by: twincamman » Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:11 am

may be Eric -----but hes there in the seat and were here typing about him --ed
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