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Allegedly. That is all. 


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

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He has some stunning cars up there at the moment. I literally came home and started playing the lottery again. I'd pretty much clear up his entire stock given the means!

 

If Paul and June are selling up it's most likely for a break from many years hard work in the motor trade, who can blame them. I wish them well whatever they decide to do.

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Steve Cropley (Autocar) is going to be gutted. He's spent some time in there over the years.

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Brilliant place! I got spares for my Elan from them back in 1975 when they were in Cradley Heath. Always friendly staff and interesting stock and always busy. Any new owner would have a high standard to match. If they do sell, I hope they keep Paul on.


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I'd imagine it's Paul's time to retire, hence selling... 


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I didn't mean Paul. I meant the salesman who has been with them for ages and whose name now escapes me. Top blokea nd a true Lotus enthusiast.


S4 Elan, Elan +2S, Federal-spec, World Championship Edition S2 Esprit #42, S1 Elise, Excel SE

 

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Sadly Paul has been ill for some time now so if the business is for sale it comes as no surprise

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  "I didn't mean Paul. I meant the salesman who has been with them for ages and whose name now escapes me. Top blokea nd a true Lotus enthusiast.";

 

 

John Crook??


Loving Lionel and Eleanor......missing Charlie and Sonny

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I remember making  a couple of trip to Paul Mattys back in the day... 

 

I passed on a stunning, totally restored Europa Special, Regency Red, JPS gold coach lines, £6500, which was a lot at the time! 


Currently having an illicit affair with another marque, be back in the fold one day... B-)

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I would bloody love to buy that business.... how would one go about it? bet I could do a cracking job running that place.....

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John Crook??

That's him! Runs very nice Elan and drives a Lotus single-seater at hillclimbs.


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Funny coincidence. Just got done watching a show called "CAR SOS" where someone got their Elan S4 restored as a surprise. I see the show was done in 2012, but it's just airing now in the US. They went to Paul Matty a few times for parts.

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In al serious I would love to run this place, come on Jonny lets do it.

 

HOPPITS LOTUS

Dry sump specialists

 

Done deal.

 

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:hrhr::thumbsup:

Dodgy is Midlands too and he's a dry sump boy.

Could be

"HopoPits 'n' Dodgy Lotus"

It couldn't sound any more reputable and trustworthy without being called UK Sportscars! :D

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Chunky Lover

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Pitshop?

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hindsight: the science that is never wrong

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Nice but we might need Dodgy's money and his name above the door would help us manage expectations better!

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