lets see your Lotus(s)!

lets see your Lotus(s)!

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rockin

8,118 posts

201 months

Wednesday 22nd April
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I've always absolutely loved Europa twin-cams, especially in JPS although yellow runs it a close second. I've never managed to fall in love with the earlier cars with the higher back end.

In my time it was nightmare trying to find a good Europa and I was very happy to end up in an S3 Esprit instead. Great cars.

Breadvan72

37,597 posts

119 months

Wednesday 22nd April
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otolith said:
I am sceptical of the volume of bread that can accommodate.
You can get buns in it.

Lotobear

2,206 posts

84 months

Friday 24th April
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My old JPS Plus 2, now restored and with new owner (my current Evora in background).


Lotobear

2,206 posts

84 months

Friday 24th April
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and my dearly departed +2S at the top of Kirkstone pass on it's first run out after a 7 year restoration - sadly it went away to its new owner last August after 11 years - I rebuilt that car from scratch and really miss it

Alex L

2,345 posts

210 months

Friday 24th April
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Started with a vx220 in 2004 and then progressed through these

Untitled by Alex L, on Flickr

IMG_2058F by Alex L, on Flickr

CT-0215 by Alex L, on Flickr

Am currently Lotusless after a falling out with the factory

otolith

41,506 posts

160 months

Friday 24th April
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Breadvan72 said:
otolith said:
I am sceptical of the volume of bread that can accommodate.
You can get buns in it.
Or flatbreads, I suppose.

Breadvan72

37,597 posts

119 months

Friday 24th April
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Buns are more fun, especially the ones that you can get in the passenger seat.

Breadvan72

37,597 posts

119 months

Friday 24th April
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Lotobear said:
My old JPS Plus 2, now restored and with new owner (my current Evora in background).

SWOOOOOOOOOOOON!

Lotobear

2,206 posts

84 months

Friday 24th April
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Breadvan72 said:
SWOOOOOOOOOOOON!
...and the real deal too!

Breadvan72

37,597 posts

119 months

Friday 24th April
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Fabby! I had a similar plaque on my Europa Special.

otolith

41,506 posts

160 months

Friday 24th April
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Breadvan72 said:
Buns are more fun, especially the ones that you can get in the passenger seat.
Baps are good too.

Denzel75

25 posts

77 months

Friday 24th April
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All ready for tomorrow morning’s weekly food shop....

Breadvan72

37,597 posts

119 months

Friday 24th April
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otolith said:
Breadvan72 said:
Buns are more fun, especially the ones that you can get in the passenger seat.
Baps are good too.
I concur.

Breadvan72

37,597 posts

119 months

Saturday 25th April
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I had this earlyish Excel in 2014-15.




ChrisW.

3,565 posts

211 months

Saturday 25th April
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My second Lotus ... I'm normally a Porsche fan for this kind of car ... but GT3's are now so big and I have fallen out with the Porsche Dealer method of new car allocation ... 'Luvving it !

And it is FAST !

Nyloc20

166 posts

19 months

Saturday 25th April
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Breadvan72 said:
This 1972 Europa Twin Cam is now in Australia, but here it is when I owned it in 2012.

That's a coincidence, my 1972 Europa Twin Cam went to Australia too! Sold it around ten years ago as I was struggling to get in and out. I had it painted in Gold Leaf colours, looked fantastic and handled like a dream. Must learn how to put pictures up.

Ferodocastrol

4,516 posts

181 months

Sunday 26th April
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ChrisW. said:


My second Lotus ... I'm normally a Porsche fan for this kind of car ... but GT3's are now so big and I have fallen out with the Porsche Dealer method of new car allocation ... 'Luvving it !

And it is FAST !
That is the only car (and colour) I would part with my Type 25sc for. Stunner!

Atommad

127 posts

136 months

Sunday 26th April
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Now sadly for sale .

Tickle

3,845 posts

160 months

Sunday 26th April
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Atommad said:


Now sadly for sale .
That's a beautiful car, nice part of Lotus history too.

Breadvan72

37,597 posts

119 months

Thursday 7th May
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From 2012, my 1990 Excel resting after a long hot drive to a lovely farmhouse in Umbria.