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{| class="wikitable
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| Date
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| Type 50
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| Type 50
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| align="middle" | Comments
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| June 1967
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| 50/0001
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|
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| 2 Introduced
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| December 1969
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| 50/2536
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|
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|
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|-
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| January 1970
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|
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| 70.xx.yy.0001z
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| xx - Month of Production<br />yy - Batch Number<br />z - Car Type Identity:<br />L - 2S &amp; 2S/130 UK Market<br />M - 2S &amp; 2S/130 Export<br />N - 2S &amp; 2S/130 Federal (USA)
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|-
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| January 1971
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|
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| 71.xx.0001z
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| See January 1970 explanation
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|-
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| February 1971
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|
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| 71.02
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| 2S/130 Introduced
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|-
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| January 1972
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|
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| 72.xx.0001z
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| See January 1970 explanation
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|-
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| October 1972
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|
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| 72.10....
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| 2S 130/5 Introduced
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|-
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| January 1973
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|
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| 73.xx.0001z
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| See January 1970 explanation
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|-
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| January 1974
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|
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| 74.xx.0001z
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| See January 1970 explanation
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|-
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| December 1974
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|
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| 74.12.1990
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| 2S 130 ceased Production
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|}
  
 
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Revision as of 17:29, 17 December 2013

Lotus Elan Plus 2
File:Lotus-Elan-'66.jpg
Manufacturer Lotus Cars
Production 1967-1974
Model years +2 1967-1969
S2 1964–1966
26R 1964-1965
Assembly Hethel, England
Body style 2+2 door coupe
Layout Front Engine/Rear Drive
Engine Lotus 1,558 cc Straight-4
Wheelbase 2,134 mm (84 in)
Length 3,683 mm (145 in)
Width 1,422 mm (56 in)
Height 1,156 mm (46 in)
Curb weight 688 kg (1,517 lb)

The Lotus Elan +2 was introduced in 1967 with a longer wheelbase and two more rear seats. The Elan +2 embodied the Lotus spirit: It was a fast and agile sport coupe, with very elegant lines. It combined the performance and reliability of the Elan "Coupe" with genuine 2+2 passenger comfort. Well, as long as the +2 do not have legs or are normal size people.

The Lotus Elan Plus 2 in 1975.

Contents

History

Plus 2 (1967-1969)

Paragraph about the Plus 2.

Plus 2S (1969-1970)

Paragraph about the Plus 2S.

Plus 2S/130 (1971-1974)

Paragraph about the Plus 2S 130.

Racing

Special Models

JPS

Chis Neil Convertible

Awards

Production

Date Type 50 Type 50 Comments
June 1967 50/0001 2 Introduced
December 1969 50/2536
January 1970 70.xx.yy.0001z xx - Month of Production
yy - Batch Number
z - Car Type Identity:
L - 2S & 2S/130 UK Market
M - 2S & 2S/130 Export
N - 2S & 2S/130 Federal (USA)
January 1971 71.xx.0001z See January 1970 explanation
February 1971 71.02 2S/130 Introduced
January 1972 72.xx.0001z See January 1970 explanation
October 1972 72.10.... 2S 130/5 Introduced
January 1973 73.xx.0001z See January 1970 explanation
January 1974 74.xx.0001z See January 1970 explanation
December 1974 74.12.1990 2S 130 ceased Production