Lotus Elan

Appeared in my garage today!

PostPost by: alanr » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:18 pm

Following a wanted ad I placed on the forum this Elan +2S 130 has today appeared in my garage. I bought the car from lovely guy Neal of this parish who incidently still has his very nice S3 Elan DHC to play with.
It is in its original colour of Colorado Orange but has obviously had a silver metallic roof added at some point. It seems an unnmessed around with car but currently is a non-runner which I hope to rectify in the coming weeks.
The fun begins... :D
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PostPost by: Rich135 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:28 am

Congratulations, that looks really nice Alan, great colour!

What do you need to look at to get her running again?

A few more pics would be great.

All the best

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PostPost by: wotsisname » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:14 am

Wowser... I think the silver roof suits it, keeps it looking sleek & low
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PostPost by: Elanintheforest » Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:55 pm

That is a gorgeous colour for an Elan, and I'll bet that the car was originally supplied with a silver roof. Most were!
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PostPost by: Apx » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:17 pm

Alan i can confirm that the car was first registered as orange/silver (probably metal flake). Good luck with the car she is original and a beauty. The Yellow S4 Elan is now sold as well, so i'm lotusless. project cars sold due to illness

In a few weeks i will be looking for a restored Sprint if anyone knows of one?
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PostPost by: PaulH » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:56 pm

That is gorgeous. Nice one.
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PostPost by: The Veg » Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:29 pm

Welcome Alan, beautiful car! I'm not usually a chance a fan of the the silver roof, but it seems to work with the orange.

Looking forward to hearing of your progress!
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