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Nice one, thanks Dave :P

88 Esprit NA, 89 Esprit Turbo SE, Evora, Evora S, Evora IPS, Evora S IPS, Evora S IPS SR, Evora 400, Elise S1, Elise S1 111s, Evora GT410 Sport

Evora NA

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My mistake no doubt, I probably just didn't change your name when I copied another entry as a template. I'll sort it out next time I update this :unsure:

Believe it or not, the document I use to revise the table has has 11 hours work spent on it, it's pretty boring stuff!

88 Esprit NA, 89 Esprit Turbo SE, Evora, Evora S, Evora IPS, Evora S IPS, Evora S IPS SR, Evora 400, Elise S1, Elise S1 111s, Evora GT410 Sport

Evora NA

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SCC082910RHA61500

Rego papers say 1997 but VIN gives a different year. One of the anninversary S4's that were brought to Oz from Malaysia.

Michael Bierton

Pinjarra, Western Australia

All we know is that when they stop making this, we will be properly, properly sad.Jeremy Clarkson on the Esprit.

Opinions are like armpits. Everyone has them, some just stink more than others.

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78050799H

1978 Esprit S2

Black

23k miles

Owner: Bob L. in Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Tony K. :)

 

Esprit S1s #355H & 454H

Esprit S2.2  #324J

1983 Turbo Esprit, Investor Edition #03

1991 Esprit SE

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77??0247H (Probably 77040247H)

Red with Tartan

53K miles

Owner: Ed Pedro in Whitby, Ontario, Canada

Car is currently for sale on eBay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1977-Lotus-...1QQcmdZViewItem

77020141H

Original red gel coat in exc. condition

Original tartan, changed to black leather long time ago

Sold new by Jim Loose Imported Cars, has importer/dealer fitted sunroof (fitted to numerous federal S1s)

Mileage -- around 41K in 2008

Owned by Frank D. in Erie, PA, USA for ~15+/- years, sold in 2008.

Currently resides in Belgium, private owner.

The first Federal S1, #102H, is a blue car. Presumably the only blue federal gelcoat car, if it even is a gelcoat (I've never seen it in person). I've been told by someone who claims to be a former owner that its interior was retrimmed a pale gray (leather, I think), and it had custom wheels installed that have black centers. A west coast car. For a long time, a few years ago, there was a car matching that description for sale on collectorcartraderonline.com, in California. Perhaps that was it.

If anyone wants to have the first Federal S1 here's a start for your search! :)

77090464H

Paint Code is L34 (Roman Bronze)

Was for sale in California October 2008

Car has been repainted either red or black (can't quite remember)

Engine has been replaced with 907 #11 74 9979

77090460H

L34 Roman Bronze

Brown/beige interior

Owned by Mike H. in Ohio, currently being restored

There is a lagoon blue S1 in Italy. It was originally a California car, I think the chassis number in the 400s. Very original car. Had the vin for it in an email from someone, but email has magically disappeared from my yahoo inbox. :(

Tony K. :)

 

Esprit S1s #355H & 454H

Esprit S2.2  #324J

1983 Turbo Esprit, Investor Edition #03

1991 Esprit SE

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77040266H

Is or was one of only two "gray" colored S1s. The color has been referred to as "gunmetal" and "slate". Interior was brown marcasite.

Purchased new by Mr. Cliff Robinson on 8/27/77. Selling dealer was International Imports, Medina, Ohio. Sold after 8000 miles to Tim Switzer, the service manager of the dealership.

Current whereabouts unknown, but I would sure like to find it! :)

77030182H

Originally Red/Tartan

Now White/Black&Gray

Current mileage 68K+

Owner as of fall 2008: Bob Varner, in the Seattle, WA, area

Tony K. :)

 

Esprit S1s #355H & 454H

Esprit S2.2  #324J

1983 Turbo Esprit, Investor Edition #03

1991 Esprit SE

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77040251H

Originally White/Tartan

Now White/Charcoal velour

For sale by owner David Zeits in Ft. Lauderdale in early 2009.

77050228H

Originally Red/Tartan

Now Red (presumed original)/Cream leather

Owner: Robert Prescott-Walker, Westchester, New York, USA

43,600 miles as of December 2008

Edited by Tony K

Tony K. :)

 

Esprit S1s #355H & 454H

Esprit S2.2  #324J

1983 Turbo Esprit, Investor Edition #03

1991 Esprit SE

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#7904020152T Lotus Esprit S2 JPS #24 (US), owned since 1990. Webers, Epsilon wheels. I had some center caps made for the wheels, and still have some left, if anyone is interested.

I also did final disassembly of 795H, from someone that tried to convert it to a Lambo kit car, sold off many parts, still have the tranny.

Bill Galbraith

Orlando, FL

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77060344H

Originally Regency (definitely), probably marcasite (appears so based on door insert) interior.

Now gray primer with nasty interior.

39000 miles as of 29 April 2009

Runs and drives, needs total restoration.

For sale on eBay by seller vthepooh, located in Pasadena, California

Tony K. :)

 

Esprit S1s #355H & 454H

Esprit S2.2  #324J

1983 Turbo Esprit, Investor Edition #03

1991 Esprit SE

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SCC08291THA15039

Esprit V8 1996

I've owned this Ex-Lotus car since 1999.

Andrew Allinson

Newcastle

North-East England

Current menagerie;
Kawasaki Z1000SX 2017 (Thinking man's sports tourer)

BMW X3 35D M Sport 2015 (Thinking man's chelsea tractor)

Toyota Hilux Invincible 2007 (Thinking man's mud plugger)

Lotus Esprit V8 1996 (Thinking man's thinking destroyer)

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