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This is my first post on this forum. I have been lurking around for a while, as the desire to find a stable mate for De Tomaso Longchamp prototipo clone has directed me to all things Esprit.

Unfortunately, I

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Hi Wayne,

S3 would seem a better starting point, but I am a bit worried about the availability of LHD versions. Does anyone know how many S3s were made in LHD? How many of them with the glass roof? How about retro fitting the glass roof?

Starting with a S3, I would need to get a S2 interior, Speedline wheels (weren

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Hi Jani and welcome to forum. This is the best place to get info about Lotus cars.

Unfortunately I can't help you much about building mutant. RHD to LHD conversions are discussed in forum, it's not a easy job. RHD cars are much cheaper than LHD:s, but it will be difficult to use rhd here. Mainly because Esprit is so low. No rhd/lhd problems in cars like LandRover. But on the other hand I know people who live in Denmark or Germany or France and they have RHD cars. So it is possible.

I think you have seen this , S3 Esprits for sale in Finland Laatuvaunu and also S4.

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Hi Jukka!

The problem is that I like the G-Turbo shape, but I love the S2 shape. The interior detailing of the S1 and S2, with the freaky seventies vibe is right up my alley. LHD S3 turbos are availble from the states, and are quite reasonably priced too. My friend has a RHD Jag XJS, and he says it

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Congratulations, Jani! :rolleyes: Drink one for me!

- Tony

Tony K. :)


Esprit S1s #355H & 454H

Esprit S2.2  #324J

1983 Turbo Esprit, Investor Edition #03

1991 Esprit SE

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A funny coincidence: Both De Tomaso Longchamp and Lotus Esprit had their unveiling at the Turin Auto Salon in 1972. Both were painted silver too.


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