Lotus Elan

1/24, 1/25 model of Plus 2

PostPost by: oldokie » Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:23 pm

Has anyone ever seen, owned, heard of or dreampt about a Plus 2 model in 1/24, 1/25 scale?
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PostPost by: 1964 S1 » Wed Apr 25, 2007 10:28 pm

I just checked the archives and found two threads about +2 models. So far, the largest reported sighting was the 1/32nd scale clear slot car body.
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PostPost by: tower of strength » Wed Apr 25, 2007 11:02 pm

The only plus 2 model I have seen is a 1/43 white metal kit from SMTS of Hastings, I bought the last two i could find, I let Matt have one (have you made it yet bud?) and still have the other. Its quite detailed with etched bright parts and transfers but doesnt have any under bonet detail. I'm going to wait till my car is finished and paint it to match

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PostPost by: Nick Godfrey » Thu Apr 26, 2007 10:14 pm

How about a radio controlled version - petrol or electric ???

Any interest ?? :lol:

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PostPost by: denicholls2 » Fri Apr 27, 2007 6:13 pm

If someone were to make a detail 1/24 scale of the Plus 2 (or Elan, for that matter) capable of R/C, I'd be interested. An Elite 14 would get me really excited.

Kyosho manufactured a 1/24 R/C Europa TC which I have. It's very nicely detailed, better quality than many of the available kits. Mine only has a Dino Ferrari to play with now, though plans include adaptation of the Kyosho chassis to one of my other Europa or Elan kits. Now that I have all of the older Lotuses in 1/43, completing the set in 1/24 would be nice.

I think you would be very hard put to fit a nitro engine into one of these cars at 1/24 scale.
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PostPost by: Vanden Perre » Fri Apr 27, 2007 7:16 pm

http://www.lotusdriversguide.com/Modelcars/index.php gives you a list of Lotus model cars. If I remember well no mention of a +2.
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