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restoring his own Plus 2: The Lotus Elan.net websiteis an invaluablesource for
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The Lotus Elan was Lotus's definitive roadster. It replaced the elegant but expensive Lotus Elite and was the first car to employ the innovative Lotus steel backbone chassis. The original Elan was produced as a two-seat, open-top sportscar and hardtop coupe from 1962 to 1973. The range was extended by the addition of the 2+2-seater Plus 2 from 1967 to 1974. Lotus introduced an all-new front wheel drive Elan in 1989, the M100, which was produced until 1995. Lotus Elan studies the history and development of all the Elans and describes each model in detail. It gives technical details for all models, examines unusual conversions, and includes driving experiences from Elan owners. A complete and readable resource for all Lotus Elan owners and motoring enthusiasts who aspire to own one of these iconic British sports cars. Superbly illustrated with 250 colour photographs.Matthew Vale is a motoring author and passionate Lotus Elan enthusiast.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-31 - Publisher: Crowood
The Lotus Elan was Lotus's definitive roadster. It replaced the elegant but expensive Lotus Elite and was the first car to employ the innovative Lotus steel backbone chassis. The original Elan was produced as a two-seat, open-top sportscar and hardtop coupe from 1962 to 1973. The range was extended by
Detailed model-by model descriptions, competitive achievements, technical and restoration information and invaluable reference data technical are provided in this book in the popular Collectors' Guide series.
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Motorbooks International
An account of the original Lotus Elan designed by Colin Chapman, who in his drive towards innovative technology created, in the Elan, the first successful plastic car. Since its launch in 1962, the car has been collected, raced, preserved and restored, and many still survive today.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-15 - Publisher: Veloce Publishing
The Lotus Elan was Colin Chapman and Lotus' first affordable road car, produced from 1962 and, along with its larger Plus 2 variant, until 1974. As a replacement for the expensive Lotus Elite, the Elan and Plus 2 were both successful sports cars, which carried Lotus through the 1960s and