Lotus Elan

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PostPost by: jono » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:53 am

...one of my others :D
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PostPost by: HAIRY » Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:36 am

How is it that after a week, this thread has only attracted seven Lotus cars? Should it be construed from this that green is not a popular colour or that owners of green cars are particularly coy?

For those that need reminding, green is a very appropriate colour for a Lotus, as there was a time before all the promotional livery nonsense when Team Lotus cars only appeared in green, with an optional yellow strip and optional yellow wheels.

So for those coy owners and others who seek originality and want to be true to the Lotus marque, green is OK!
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:04 am

OK, here's my other green meanie....
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PostPost by: prezoom » Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:40 pm

My S2 is the same green as Mark030358's car, but with steel wheels and love it.
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PostPost by: foxoles » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:55 am

:D
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PostPost by: 661 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:54 am

I built this for my son:

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PostPost by: niallf » Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:26 am

Have a Pistachio +2...
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:49 pm

Wonderful mini and plus2 :D
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:50 pm

And Inforgot to mention the OUTSTANDING S4 FHC
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PostPost by: elanner » Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:06 pm

I'm actually not too fond of green cars, but that's what I have. I'm also not wild about the yellow stripe, but the previous owner advised keeping it so that the car stood some chance of being visible to other drivers. Judging by the surprised looks I sometimes get, it was good advice.

One day I may re-paint it but there are other items on the to-do list that need to be done first. According to Andy Graham it was yellow when it left Hethel. And I'm very partial to Lagoon Blue.

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PostPost by: gino1 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:43 pm

Here's my S3 1965 coup?

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PostPost by: mark030358 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:26 pm

I do love a green car... nice that Gino..
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PostPost by: elaninfuture » Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:14 pm

Nick,

Is that the car from Hawaii on Bring a Trailer? I had to keep myself from the keyboard on the day that one sold. Beautiful car.

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PostPost by: elanner » Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:59 pm

Joe,

No, it's not the Hawaii one - which is a fixed head coupe. And looks very nice!

http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1966-l ... ead-coupe/

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PostPost by: elaninfuture » Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:31 pm

Nice car, Nick. So pretty, I didn't even look at the roof.

Mine needs lots of love. It's rough, but it's green, and that keeps me going.
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