What will you replace your Elan with?..

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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby novacaine » Tue 06.03.2018, 15:31

I was considering an S2000, they seem to be rocketing in value now though
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby simonbuk » Sat 10.03.2018, 15:42

lotusles wrote:....and hopefully I will use it more than the other two. I reckon I did less than 50 miles in the first two :oops:


What an earth happened there ?!
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby C3LOS » Sun 18.03.2018, 23:26

Missing my Black Elan M100 a lot since she went to Truro with the new owner, but got me one of these beauties!
Mint condition inside and out [and underneath too].
Bloody quick too and the complete opposite to the M100...gonna have to be careful round corners!
Thoughts?
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby Saltire » Sun 18.03.2018, 23:34

Ooh, nice. Which engine? I had a Chimaera 4.5, which was a great car, although with a slightly worrying tendency to catch fire for no apparent reason :twisted:

The Griff always reminded me a bit of the old AM V8 Oscar India - same kind of driving experience and one of those cars that you really need to show who’s boss.
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby CalElan » Mon 19.03.2018, 18:48

That's a nice looking Trevor.. Always fancied one of these when I was in the UK, not sure any ever cane to the US, never seen one!
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby C3LOS » Tue 20.03.2018, 23:13

It’s the 500.. v8 5litre monster.
Get it mid April, and can’t wait. Mechanically she is sound, just need to replace the tired carpets and seats need a retrial at some point too.
Summer here I come, though miss my little Elan a lot! Loved it.
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby theelanman » Wed 21.03.2018, 13:47

the Lotus SUV in 4 years time.......
until then more Elans and Evoras
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby Wryka » Wed 02.05.2018, 19:35

I sold mine some time ago and now thinking it was a bad move and I'm on the look out for a nice S2 again.

Odd thing is I sold my Griffith and then bought the same one back again two years later - somethings are just not meant to be sold !

Oh and bought a better camera since the Elan picture was taken :wink:
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby Scott J » Fri 04.05.2018, 23:48

Elise K series
Elise Supercharged
Exige V6
Evora 350
Evora 380
Evora 400
Evora 410
Evora 430

1 down, a few to go . Plenty of fantastic Lotus to choose from .
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby tigerdog » Sun 27.05.2018, 01:37

I will replace Smaug with a funeral. I have no intention of parting ways. Other cars will come and go, but Smaug shall be there when I need a good grin! :D
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby dolmerob » Thu 31.05.2018, 07:20

Maybe a classic Porsche 911. I like the style and power of this car.
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Re: What will you replace your Elan with?..

Postby DeanG » Fri 15.06.2018, 22:48

Replacing my M100 with another lower mileage M100. For a while an automatic Porsche Boxter, automatic Aston Martin DB9 convertible or a Bentley Continental GT V8 were in the running.
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