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It's been reported today that Roger Becker, former Director of Vehicle Engineering at Group Lotus and who was an integral part of the M100 project, has passed away: https://www.facebook.com/LotusCars/posts/1427907090587065
Apart from his terrific contribution to Group Lotus over his 44 years with the company, Roger will forever be remembered as the man who drove the Esprit S1 in 'The Spy Who Loved Me'. His was indeed a life well spent.
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Just saw this on FB. Very sad news. RIP Roger
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This was Roger driving The Spy Who Loved Me Esprit because the stunt man couldn't hack it ....Spy Who Loved Me chase
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Very sad. His contribution to Lotus and how the cars handle was so important, I believe that Lotus released Roger Becker special edition Elises and Exiges in his honour when he retired.
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I work closely with his son Matt Becker...sad times
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