Lotus Elan

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PostPost by: testdriver » Thu Jan 07, 2016 1:31 pm

Hello everyone

My name is Daniel and someone has implanted Lotus DNA when I was born. This Lotus DNA has brought me two Elise S1 and 1 Exige S1 (I still own the Exige). Over 15 years and more than 100'000 KM pure joy, what a lucky man I am!
Our longest trip with the Exige was Barcelona in 2008, http://virtualhelvetia.ch/bcn/story/, out latest was the Mille Miglia in 2014 (will post pictures later).

I have previously owned many other cars, such as Lancia Y10 Turbo, Ford Granada, several Mazda MX-5, Toyota Crown, Volvo 343 (don't laugh, it's trans axle!), Toyota Corolla 4x4, Ford Bronco, and a 1979 Mercedes W123 hearse.... etc.

My wife shares my passion (most of the time :twisted: ), so what more can I ask from life? Super-wife, super-car, happyness and healthiness? (Maybe an Elan...?)



Now I hope to find some informations here about my other dreamcar, the Elan! Cheers, Daniel
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PostPost by: billwill » Thu Jan 07, 2016 5:17 pm

Welcome to the forum.

There is lots & lots of Lotus Elan info and expertise here.
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PostPost by: The Veg » Thu Jan 07, 2016 5:20 pm

Welcome from USA, and best of luck finding the right Elan!
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PostPost by: 661 » Thu Jan 07, 2016 5:41 pm

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PostPost by: gherlt » Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:21 pm

Gruezi Daniel,
welcome to the best place for original Elans ...
I am interested especially in you participation of the Mille Miglia, with which car did you use ?? None of the mentioned seemed an "appropiate" car ...

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PostPost by: Mazzini » Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:22 pm

Welcome to the forum!
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PostPost by: S3DHC » Thu Jan 07, 2016 7:07 pm

Hi Daniel,

You have chosen a great dream car.
This forum is second to none, If you're seeking help & advice I doubt there will be a question that someone can't answer here.
Hope you find an Elan soon

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PostPost by: testdriver » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:19 am

gherlt wrote:I am interested especially in you participation of the Mille Miglia, with which car did you use ?? None of the mentioned seemed an "appropiate" car ...

regards

Guillermo


Hi Guillermo, we went to Italy with my Exige S1, that's why I did not participate, we were spectators only ;-)

If it is of any interest, we can open a Mille Miglia thread. I have lots of information for anyone interested, where to stay, what to see etc. If not, I can give you these information via e-mail.
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PostPost by: testdriver » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:20 am

Thanks everyone for your welcome :-) Seems I've found the right place!
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PostPost by: MJS UK » Fri Jan 08, 2016 12:10 pm

Hi Daniel,

I am located in the UK very near Gatwick airport. I own two very original Left Hand Drive Lotus Elan S2 cars one with bolt on wheels and the other with knock on wheels. These cars are for sale I can provide a dropbox link to presentations on both cars.

2014-07-26-10.41.50.jpg and


I can be contacted on +44(0)7712162990 or PM me.

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PostPost by: Europatc » Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:17 pm

Hello Daniel and Welcome
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PostPost by: el-saturn » Fri Jan 08, 2016 10:27 pm

.........................welcome to the club sandy in st. gallen (one of the guests!) 36 4982
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