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Lotus Elan

Lotus Elan
The Complete Story. Written by Matthew Vale, 176 pages with 250 coloured illustrations, size: 260 x 215 mm, binding: hardcover, language: English
Subtitle The Complete Story
Author Matthew Vale
Pages 176
Format 21500 mm x 260 mm
Blurb 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 - 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 looks at 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.