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2020 Calendar 'Now Available'
Order yours now
Our 2020 Calendar is now available for ordering at www.esprit4sale.co.uk. We will dispatch orders every saturday, so you should expected your calendar on a Monday or Tuesday (UK) when you order. Any problems ordering please email admin@esprit4sale.co.uk and we can help you sort anything out. Remember our paypal is orders@lotusespritworldl.com and add the correct postage to your orders. We look forward to keeping an Esprit in your life everyday next year.

ORDER NOW!

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Renting an Esprit!
Old Advert we wish were still available
We found this image on twitter recently by @YeOldeAutosport. Not too much info, but seems the business isn't trading any longer, not surprising at the tweet says this ad is from September 1982! Imagine hiring a Turbo Esprit today for £80!

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Why stop motion car restoration is Youtube the hard way
SOUP . Classic Motoring
Shooting a Lotus Esprit classic restoration in stop motion brings beauty and ultimate detail to a video, and ultimate ball ache to the Youtuber.

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Mr Esprit History lesson
Brian educates us all...
Check out our old interview with Mr Esprit in the link below.

  

Mr Esprit
LEW interviews Brian Angus at Hethel
Lotus Esprit World, 20th November 2003

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Esprit on
2019 tweeted pics
For a car that's not been in production for over 10 years, it still has a present on tweeter, which didn't exist in the public relm back when you could buy a new model from Lotus. Here's some that we've retweeted if you follow us @EspritWorld.   

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Mr Esprit History lesson
Brian educates us all...
Check out our old interview with Mr Esprit in the link below.

  

Mr Esprit
LEW interviews Brian Angus at Hethel
Lotus Esprit World, 20th November 2003

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Lotus ESPRIT S4
Used Car Shop in Bangkok THAILAND
If you're in Thailand, you can buy yourself an Esprit!.

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3 World Record Breaking Bikes
So Fast They Were Banned!
Jon visited the Boardman Performance Centre in Evesham in the UK. Now this place offers wind tunnel testing, fitness testing and even bike fits, we sent Jon to check out three totally custom bikes, that only fit one rider in the world Chris Boardman, a rider who took technical advances to the next level and combined with his fitness and obsession of numbers broke world records.

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Raise your hand if you love exotic European sports cars. Raise your hand again if you love exotic European sports cars and you can afford to buy one. Lastly, raise your hand if you love exotic European sports cars, can afford to buy one, and can afford to maintain one! Many of us have long been admirers of strikingly beautiful cars like this 1978 Lotus Esprit S1, but have never seriously considered owning one. Is now an opportune time to pull the trigger on a car whose value has been steadily increasing over the past few years? Continue reading here

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2 Supercars in one garage. Lotus Esprit
519AutoTech Published on Aug 4, 2019
I visit an old friend and check out his 2002 Lotus Esprit as well as his brothers 1993 which is getting some repairs. We test drive the 02 but the 93 was out of commission.

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Mr Esprit History lesson
Brian educates us all...
Check out our old interview with Mr Esprit in the link below.

  

Mr Esprit
LEW interviews Brian Angus at Hethel
Lotus Esprit World, 20th November 2003

Mr Esprit History lesson
Brian educates us all...
Check out our old interview with Mr Esprit in the link below.

  

Mr Esprit
LEW interviews Brian Angus at Hethel
Lotus Esprit World, 20th November 2003

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Esprit on
2019 tweeted pics
For a car that's not been in production for over 10 years, it still has a present on tweeter, which didn't exist in the public relm back when you could buy a new model from Lotus. Here's some that we've retweeted if you follow us @EspritWorld.

         

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UK Vechicles of Historic Interest info
Valid for the oldest Esprits

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The Bike That Changed Everything
The Lotus 110 Superbike: So Fast They Banned It – GCN Tech
The Lotus 110, a bike so fast that the UCI banned it. Ahead of it's time the super bike became an icon after it was ridden to Olympic Gold and Tour de France stage victories by Chris Boardman in the 90's. Jon explains all...

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Elon's Esprit Sub Spotted
@Model3Owners
All this talk about Elon having a design for a submarine car when he said they would try and convert the actual Lotus Esprit they used in the movie that he owns. They have it at the design studio.

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Esprit on
2019 tweeted pics
For a car that's not been in production for over 10 years, it still has a present on tweeter, which didn't exist in the public relm back when you could buy a new model from Lotus. Here's some that we've retweeted if you follow us @EspritWorld.

       

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The Lotus Esprit Story
sxdrv.com
The Lotus Esprit is an icon of British motoring and with a production lifetime of nearly 30 years. Now it's time for you to brush up on your history.

When someone says Lotus Esprit, those of us old enough will likely think of James Bond and his underwater car. Such was the futuristic appearance of the car, it made it into two Bond films but, besides its acting career, the Esprit has a colourful history too.

Lotus was founded by Colin Chapman in the late 1950s who introduced the Lotus 7 to the world, a car that is still sold today as the Caterham 7. Decades later, and wanting to move away from their kit-car image and into sportscar territory, Chapman met with car designer extraordinaire, Giorgetto Giugiaro, in 1971 and the Esprit concept was born.

In 1975, the Esprit was launched at the Paris Motor Show and received praise from the press and public for it's wedge-shaped 'folded paper' design. The fibreglass body sat atop a steel backbone chassis, was powered by a 1973cc four-cylinder engine that produced 160hp that sat behind the cockpit, and had a Citroën 5-speed manual sending power to the rear wheels.

Although regarded as underpowered by most, it was lauded for its handling thanks to its minimal weight. It would evolve over the years, receiving a turbocharged 2.2l in 1981 and a complete redesign in 1987 and again in 1993 and 2002. By 1996, four generations later, Lotus shoved a fat V8 into the engine bay which saw it through to the end of its 28-year production run in 2004.

In its lifetime, the Lotus Esprit dominated racing circuits around the world, winning the 24 Hours Of Le Mans and multiple supercar and GT championships. It's a car of legends and deserving of its status as one of Britain's best creations.

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Guigario Racecars
For Sale this month
We've come across a couple of interesting Esprits for sale this month. Both are Racecars, but one has an interesting engine swap!

1978 Esprit S2 Racecar
For Sale
May 2019
1976 Esprit Racecar
For Sale with BMW M5 Engnine
May 2019

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The Coolest Car a Van could beat
Lotus Esprit S1
DtRockstar1 does an overview of a Lotus Esprit S1, telling some amazing facts about it, then goes for a ride showing several different camera angles and great sound. Who didn't love this car after seeing James Bond: The Spy Who Loved Me?

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Esprit on
2019 tweeted pics
For a car that's not been in production for over 10 years, it still has a present on tweeter, which didn't exist in the public relm back when you could buy a new model from Lotus. Here's some that we've retweeted if you follow us @EspritWorld.

         

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Lotus Esprit vs Ferrari 308
Retro Car Review | Drive In | 1978
Richard Hudson - Evans compares the Lotus Esprit against the Ferrari 308 GTB, and also takes a look at the new SAAB Turbo. First shown: 09/03/1978)

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Esprit on
2019 tweeted pics
For a car that's not been in production for over 10 years, it still has a present on tweeter, which didn't exist in the public relm back when you could buy a new model from Lotus. Here's some that we've retweeted if you follow us @EspritWorld.

         

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Geometry lesson by Giugiaro – Lotus Turbo Esprit
DrPittenstein – Published on Jan 1, 2016
1981 Turbo Esprit. Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro. One of only 143 built to Colin Chapman's original specification which included dry sump lubrication. This example also has the full 'Essex spec' - air con, full red leather interior, Panasonic Cockpit roof stereo, light weight Compomotive 3-piece split rims. Identical to the exploding 'For Your Eyes Only' car (apart from the colour of the leather).

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Why is the Lotus Esprit Turbo an iconic sports car?
Raiti's Rides
This is the forgotten British sports car the Lotus Esprit Turbo. Not only is this car light but it features a turbocharged engine. The iconic wedge shape style is so iconic of the 1980's and early 90's. Find out how this car was able to compete with the best from Europe.

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FRAMING JOHN DELOREAN
Trailer #1 NEW (2019) Alec Baldwin Movie HD
Happy to announce that the DeLorean film is close to being released. We will have the festival premiere at the Tribeca FF in NYC end of April, and the film is slated for release June 7th.

Please take a look at the two announcements below that feature the film's trailer (there are a lot more articles on the internet if you search for the title of the film).

https://people.com/movies/alec-baldwin-framing-john-delorean-trailer/
www.dailymail.co.uk

Thank you again for your help and participation in this project that has spanned well over 15 years for me. I look forward to keeping you up to date over the next 3 months on the release plans.

Best, Tamir Ardon
XYZ FILMS

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Lotus Esprit V8 review – in Dubai
MotoringMiddleEast
2001 Lotus Esprit V8 in Dubai - Motoring Middle East editor, Shahzad Sheikh gets so excited he can't get his words out right! These are very rare in the UAE, and this is an original example with just 3000 miles on it.

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How to Pronounce ‘Esprit’
Pronounce TV – Published on Sep 30, 2018
Welcome to our video on how to pronounce ‘Esprit’.

1. Uses of Esprit as a Noun.
Definition: the quality of being lively, vivacious, or witty.

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Esprit on
2019 tweeted pics
For a car that's not been in production for over 10 years, it still has a present on tweeter, which didn't exist in the public relm back when you could buy a new model from Lotus. Here's some that we've retweeted if you follow us @EspritWorld.

      

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Lotus Esprit S3 on Air And V8 Power
CHERAL AUTO
Lotus Esprit S3 on Air And V8 Power.

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Mr Esprit History lesson
Brian educates us all...
Check out our old interview with Mr Esprit in the link below.

  

Mr Esprit
LEW interviews Brian Angus at Hethel
Lotus Esprit World, 20th November 2003

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The World's Fastest DeLorean
THE DRIVE
What happens when you throw a very large and power Grand National motor into a 30 year old legend like the DeLorean? Thats what Matt Farah finds out on this week's episode of TUNED.

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Lotus Esprit strip down
time to bite the bullet // SOUP Classic Motoring
The first work is done on the Esprit and we meet a man and his VW camper at Ireland's North Cars & Coffee North East.

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2019 Calendars
All current orders on their Way
We've just dispatched all the current orders from customers, so if you've placed an order and recieved an email confirming your order, is on it's way.

ORDER NOW!

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Lotus Esprit Sport 300: Wedge Of Wonder
Carfection
The Extremely rare Lotus Esprit Sport 300 might be one of the greatest cars Lotus ever made. Henry took it out for a spin to see if it lives up to its reputation.

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Esprit on
2019 tweeted pics
For a car that's not been in production for over 10 years, it still has a present on tweeter, which didn't exist in the public relm back when you could buy a new model from Lotus. Here's some that we've retweeted if you follow us @EspritWorld.

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You can still buy a brand new DeLorean
straight from the factory
The original DeLorean factory in Northern Ireland may be long gone but you can still buy a factory fresh example of the most iconic gull-winged doored car of all time. XCAR went to Houston to find out more.

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News from second half of 2018

 

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