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Federal yellow: 1970 Lotus Europa Type 65

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This 1970 Lotus europa belongs to the Series 2 Federal, or rather to the DOT approved Lotus cars. Back then Lotus had to make some modifications so their cars could be approved by Department Of Transportation: both modifications on engine … Continue reading

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Affordable racer: 1964 Ford Cortina Lotus

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Ok we don’t know if this car was made in 1964, 65 or 66 as the seller didn’t say it, so we have decided to publish it with the first production year of this series. Indeed the seller didn’t say … Continue reading

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Like Jim Clark: 1965 Ford Cortina Lotus

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If we must be sincere, we don’t like the Cortina so much under the aesthetic point of view. It has a quite bulky look but no one can say that it hasn’t temper. Moreover this car, cute or not, “gives … Continue reading

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Ugly duckling: 1977 Lotus Eclat

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For sure this is not the best looking Lotus ever made, but at least you can say that it’s very rare. Few more than 1,500 cars were made and we’re pretty sure that less than the half have survived. It’s … Continue reading

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Camo roadster: 1964 Lotus Elan S1

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This 1st series Elan roadster is the quintessence of the british sports car. Light, basic and open, it weights 1300 pounds and it’s pushed by a 1558 c.c. straight-4 dohc engine fed by a couple of double-throath Webers corburetors. This … Continue reading

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