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    Paul Godfrey
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    Yellow S4 and metallic green S3

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  1. I hope somebody snapped this Esprit up from the LEF.They only made three and they were used fot the CEO.s of the company I believe. I wold have bought it but was too slow. I had firm buyers for mine but why put the money in the bank and look for a classic car to invest it in so it can go up in value . So I have decided to keep it ,I must have nuts !! Body coming off this winter and a money no object full resto planned.
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    80s turbo wanted

    Hi,yes the Green S3 is mine .It has A full service history,a Lotus cert of provenance,Lotus history (was a used by the Lotus CEO Mr T Enrite.) Everything is standard ,no cuts or Marks.The interior is as new and I know how quick they can deteriorate ever the doors close perfectly,the lights are good (no rust),the fuel tanks are good(no rust). The chrome work around the front and rear glass is in fantastic cond.The paint work is very good.. What I like about this model is simplicity of the mechanics (no turbo ,no ECU) I have had a lot of Esprits and this model was my favorite .My S1 was shite,they look great but anybody who drives one deserves a medal.My S4 was fantastic but was always worried that the Ecu would go down. Anyway,I put it up for sale over the winter because I had the winter blues,now the warmer weather is here I will probably lift the body off and do a full restoration on it.Thanks Paul G.
  3. Ok,next step for the ultimate Esprit is Sport 300 bucket  seats,the latest V8/gt3 dash and instruments,Oh and the last thing,sellingit back to me.Heh-Heh.

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    IMG 0457[1]

    That's more like it ,wheel arches and an S4 spoiler.Got rid of that crappy S4 spoiler then?
  5. S3 ,Altaire green with green leather and green carpets.unmolested as new,never been repaired or renewed.
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    S1 value

    Sold mine for about £20,000 four years ago to a collector in the US.
  7. Hi ,thinking of lifting the body off my s3 for a full mechanical resto.Has anybody done this on here and are there any useful links to any handy tips .Thanks.
  8. In my experience if you buy an Esprit that is not running you will be buying trouble,but saying that the price reflects this.The bodywork and int looks good. Mechanics are easy to fix though.
  9. Went up the week before,very qiuet,lots of people running about though??
  10. With all the problems you seem to battling against have you ever thought of changing the engine to something like a 45 deg 4 cylinder or something like that???
  11. Was thinking of buying an R8 as well ,any thoughts??
  12. Sorry Wayne,had a weak moment.I won't let it happen again. S4 now sold,amazingly gone back up north again.
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