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Lotus CEO spotted with new Esprit!

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Here's a long shot - I wonder if we have already seen the new Esprit, or at least its underpinnings. The new Spyker was significantly engineered by Lotus and had Evora derived parts in its undercarriage. Many testers commented that this new version handles and steers like a 'bigger, faster Evora' - which I hope would be a sobriquet they will be applying to the new Esprit.

Thoughts?

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Hum This is called a Tease, Bibs! A huge depressing tease and I can't believe we've still haven't had a blimp of that 'Damn' New Esprit!

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Good to see but some may say that it's a bit ironic that Lotus may have (apparently) searched far and wide to get new parts for his car when they have stopped manufacturing or have on back order many of the parts that were actually needed.

I bet a few favours have been called in to get it to as new condition..

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So there are now 3 V8's from the factory in pearl white


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I always thought of the idea of painting mine white and being the only UK post 2002 type car but he beat me to it.

Looks nice! Wheels aren't the right colour they have been painted darker, still look nice though...

David

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I think that fully resto'ed WING looks especially fly, don't you, Roger?:D


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not keen then :rolleyes:

:lol:

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I am surprised that some people don't like the colour? So Roger, out of the white and my current colour of titanium which would you go for?

I am getting some quotes as we speak to have mine resprayed, maybe I might start a new thread

No sign of Danny in the car? I love the alcantara seats and part dash!

I think Danny needs some of my alloy bits to brighten up his interior!

David

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So Roger, out of the white and my current colour of titanium which would you go for?

David

Black :)


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Looks like it has the Elise LED rear lights.

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Esprit looks allways good. White is not my favourite, but still I like those pics rolleyes.gif

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And did you notice that the CABC emblem is from a late 1973 Europa?^_^


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@Superdave - I love Lottie in Calypso Red, but I sometimes hanker after Norfolk Mustard. Black is good (my Benz is a metallic black) but a bitch to keep clean. I may go radical when I can afford a respray for Lottie - maybe a totally non-original yellow/tangerine flip??


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White esprit looks fantastic, that V8 looks nigh on perfect, superb contrast in the wheels and detail.

Looks a bit dated now but that still is one sexy car.


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