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(Photo by Peter Gunnars)

The Manor House Hotel in Castle Combe. The four of us, plus better halves, have been going to Castle Combe each year for 20 years but this was the first time we'd stayed at the Manor. 

Hey everyone, Here are some pictures of my Esprit from tonights classic car meet in Earls Barton Northampton... was great to see a couple of other lovely Esprits too, Robington's black one and Pa

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Looks very nice - excellent in white :)

You not coming to the Christmas Dinner tomorrow?

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Chris I would have loved to but have a long term arranged lads Christmas night out tomorrow, we don't get together that much these days so I didn't want to miss it 

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On 11/30/2016 at 12:45, Bibs said:

@Vulcan Grey, can you please go and take the car away from this man...

"Better not call Saul" :blink: 

 

'This video is private.' :( 

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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I'd assume since the guy made a worldwide cock of himself, he removed it. 

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Anyone know what's special about this Esprit it, and where it is?

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LHD with what appears to be British plates.  Going by the cars in the back ground I would suggest Europe rather than USA that I initially assumed due to the Dodge truck.

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Do those rear tyres look a bit 'skinny' like they are Goodyear 235 60 ZR 15?

 

The really good thing about this thread is that every time I open it I get to look at Danny's fab black dry sump before I scroll down! :)

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Click on the small star (or circle) to the left of the thread title and it'll take you to the latest unread post :)

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1 hour ago, swindon_alan said:

Is it in Scandinavia for cold weather testing?

Yes, I think so.  A Federal spec UK registered car (federal side repeaters too).  It's Y reg so my guess is the photo was taken in 1982 during testing in preparation for the 1983 release of the Turbo Esprit Investors Special to the US market.

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On ‎12‎.‎12‎.‎2016 at 09:20, Bibs said:

Anyone know what's special about this Esprit it, and where it is?

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Typical German Autobahn petrol Station in these days, snow sticks in black/orange/black are German design, plates of the car behind says "KN", abbreviation stands for Konstanz, close to Lake Bodensee.

Esprit is Federal spec as mentioned before, not seen until yet: The door side mirror was moved rearwards for the US cars.

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Website with information and pictures PBB St Tropez convertible Esprit:

http://www.lotusespritconvertible.de/

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i think the car is from 1982, if i read the plate...

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