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Mike Ring's 1999

Mike Ring from Worthing West Sussex, UK, owns a 1999 Sport 350 in Aluminium, with a Black leather,
Blue Alcantara & Carbon Fibre interior.


Sport 350
Year: 1999
Colour: Aluminium
Interior: Black/Blue/Carbon Fibre
Driving Style: Pensioner
Miles per year: 3,500
Owned Since: May 2006
Purchase from: Private sale/ found on LEW and previously owned by Renu
Serviced at: Esprit Engineering
Other Cars: Nissan Patrol
Previous Lotus': Climax Elite s1, Elan twincam s2, Elite 501, 85 Turbo G, GT3 '97
Why an Esprit: The finest sports/road car from Lotus it does Everything !
Upgrades: Momo 'Race Wheel, Fire extinguisher, Straight through pipes, K and N filters.
Problems: blew 2nd gear , as a biker I soon learned the renault 'box cannot handle the torque......Forget 0 to 60 times if you own the car !! Quick times are for Journos to set!!
Info: I patiently 'Dialled' myself into the handleng and 'Feel ' of this car mindful of the horror stories that are doing the rounds about V8 handling and quirkyness........I am happy to report this one of the best handling cars that I have ever driven. A very even power delivery is essential to smooth driving and staying on the black stuff ............

Just my opinion of course.......
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