I like your wife's thoughts My wife is not overly happy with me at the moment I bought the Elan to replace a Triumph Stag but I can't bring myself to sell the Stag yet. I have used the Lotus much more though already put 2000 miles on it. It's a brilliant car to drive, and water proof unbelievably.
I have had the power steering overhauled as it was extremely heavy, still quite heavy but apparently they can be like that.
It does still have the Magnecor leads and ventilated discs although I think they have been replaced again in in 2011 according to the box file of receipts I have. I am