Lotus Elan

Look at the cars in this warehouse?

PostPost by: vincereynard » Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:44 pm

The listing has finished now BUT look at the images of the other cars in the warehouse.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOTUS-ELAN-S ... 4504880967
There is one image -

Aladdin.jpg and

Fibreglass (?) convertible Minis / Elans and 7s rather common / Type 14 on a shelf

Car with sloping front headlights. (Keeble / Vitesse etc) Wasn't a special Elan built like that?
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PostPost by: lotusfan » Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:20 pm


Arno is a Dutch guy who comes on here sometimes with stuff for sale.

Interesting pictures, Aladdins cave springs to mind.
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PostPost by: Spyder fan » Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:47 pm

Arno has an address in Tunbridge Wells ( my home town) as well as Holland, but I have never met him.

I believe he was an official Lotus dealer at some stage, and obviously like minded in modifying Elans. The Sprint he had for sale recently was his own car with 2:0 ford and T9 5 speed and very likely the fastest Elan in Europe 20 years ago.
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PostPost by: vincereynard » Sat Mar 07, 2020 12:51 pm

I must admit I was more interested in the 4 fibreglass (I assume) mini beach cars.

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PostPost by: Mazzini » Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:57 pm

I've been doing business with Arno for about a decade. Nice guy, never had any problems with him. He's on the forum from time to time.
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PostPost by: gino1 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:50 pm

Arno is a very nice guy and very knowledgeable on Sevens, Elans and Elites.
I've dealt with him several times and also been to his works and house for a coffee when in Holland.
Last month he even sent me some pictures that he found of my elan S2 during a race meeting in Italy in the seventies..lovely surprise.
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