The Esprit launched October 1975 the Paris Motor Show entered production June 1976, replacing Europa the Lotus model lineup. first cars known " Series 1 " (or S1) Esprits. wedge-shaped fibreglass body mounted a steel backbone chassis.
Lotus Esprit (1976 2004) FOLLOW MARKET Lotus Esprit a mid engined sports car introduced 1976. Esprit one Lotus' recognizable models, was responsible large parts the company's success the 80's 90's.
By time first Esprit delivered June 1976, car gained bit weight (U.S. versions outweighed factory-stated 1,980-pound figure a couple ell-bees, courtesy our safety emissions regulations), car magazines couldn't duplicate promised 6.8-second 0-60 time 138 MPH top speed.
Lotus Esprit - state the art 1976 Lotus Esprit cutaway drawing. Lotus twin-cam 2.0-litre engine, mounted longitudinally 45 degrees the horizontal, developed 155bhp 6580rpm the Series 1 Esprit, 140lb ft torque 4800rpm, breathing twin Dellorto carburettors. car's glassfibre reinforced plastic .
Launched 1976, Esprit stood everything Lotus Cars represent — sports racing car lightweight design extraordinary handling characteristics. British automotive company Norfolk the job well the Esprit the Bond franchise featured in of movies (one year another).
While M70 looked like production Esprit, would until late 1974 a drivable prototype assembled the finalized Series 1 Esprit on sale the public in.
1976-1980 Lotus Esprit S1 & S2 Jeff Koch 09/24/2018 Buyer's Guides Magazine This Article Category: Buyer's Guides Coming December.Lotus orchestrated two-pronged attack the 1970s: front-engined Elite, the Europa replacement, code-named M70, two-place coupe became Esprit.
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The Lotus suffers damage, Bond Anya escape 007 drives car of sea onto beach, to surprise a gang bathers. Entering production June 1976 one the of car-maker Giorgetto Giugiaro's polygonal designs, Esprit powered a Type 907, 16-valve, twin-overhead-camshaft engine in .
1. 1976 Lotus Esprit bought about $100. 2. 1976 Lotus Esprit sold RM Sotheby's almost $1 million. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. 3. 1976 Lotus Esprit .