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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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Congrats - it's a lovely car. Hope to see you and it at our monthly meetings

 

 

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oh jealous, i love that car. Congratulations Sir 

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Noooooo sure not @CharlieCroker what have you done.

hope you enjoy her @smash I saw the panther in the flesh earlier in the year and she’s very impressive


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Fancy getting it on camera Smash? I've always thought that was an awesome car


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Take good care of her, and I'm sure she'll do the same for you. Welcome to the community!

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I saw this at Brooklands last year?  Was great. Just checked but only have one pic. Can send it if you want.

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Here's a couple from me

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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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9 hours ago, smash said:

Haven't even driven her yet apart from 100 yards to the house and won't have time to look at her til weekend! I have stared a lot though. And smiled. In fact can't stop smiling :)

 

What I really need is a giant repro of a Mattel Hot Wheels box to display her through the cellophane window :lol:

I smile every time I look at my esprit. 

Bitch makes me cry as well though.

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And vice versa


hindsight: the science that is never wrong

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Not one for home grown modified lotus's but that just looks amazing.

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Thanks for warm welcome guys :)

@Scott - wish I could take credit but Luke Gilbert was the man with the vision on this one

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She really is a groovy cat. 

And it’s as plain as your nose, that it’s the one and only truly original panther pink from head to toes.  ✌️

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On 14/11/2017 at 09:07, smash said:

I 'accidentally' appear to be the new owner of a 1977 Elite. That's had a couple of mods. Well, one rather large one actually.

I think the car and owner/builder are pretty well known on here - its the air ride Elite known as the Red Panther. I know it's a car that has divided opinion but a) I've always fancied an air ride car and b) I always wanted a Lotus - Esprit to be exact but I missed my "sensible prices" window of opportunity so what better than a different kind of Hethel wedge.

It made the long journey from Luke's home yesterday and was having pics taken by passers by before it was even off the trailer.

I must admit i didn't appreciate how wide they are lol! Bit of a squeeze.

The car has some clever touches and is very well thought out plus it looks frankly amazing - full credit to it's builder/creator - top man Luke.

I have to fess up that I made the cardinal sin of buying a Lotus sight unseen but I felt safe with this one, especially after talking to Luke and reading and re-reading the build threads.

Anyway for those of you in South East Essex - be afraid, be very afraid - there's a new cat in town :)

And I apologise in advance for a whole battery of daft questions likely to follow.

South East Essex. You might as well join the Kent group @smash. ??

Im in Hornchurch.where are you?

wayne


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10 hours ago, top-plumber said:

South East Essex. You might as well join the Kent group @smash. ??

Im in Hornchurch.where are you?

wayne

You have been black balled???


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