Lotus Esprit Values


The iconic 1976 Lotus Esprit can be traced to the lightweight, mid-engine Europa – an inconvenient road car, with cramped interior and negligible rear visibility. In the early ‘70s, founder Colin Chapman was determined to dispel Lotus’s kit car reputation, and the Esprit was the first indication that he might.

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