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Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby Kathryn » Tue 25.04.2017, 18:34

My brother's been sending me links again:
https://www.pistonheads.com/news/ph-bri ... iwyc/36161
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby alan e » Tue 25.04.2017, 19:40

More desirable S2 is it ?
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby clemo » Tue 25.04.2017, 19:42

I bet willb is pleased with that .
Its his car that is for sale and featured ..
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby Rambo » Tue 25.04.2017, 21:07

The article states under £9k but advert states just under £11k

That's a helluva lot of inflation in a couple of days :?
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby Giniw » Tue 25.04.2017, 21:24

*catch while you can*
We were warned! :D
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby chipp » Tue 25.04.2017, 21:26

It's the purple s2 in the other link being referred to.

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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby lotusflasherman » Wed 26.04.2017, 00:59

alan e wrote:More desirable S2 is it ?


Article quotes 165bhp and 0-60 time of 6.5 seconds which are figures for SE, but then talks about the S2 being more desirable without mentioning it's 8% heavier and Lotus only quoted 150 bhp and 6.7 seconds for the S2.
That means it's power to weight ratio is 85% that of an SE and it's 0-100mph was 18.6, against SE's 17.5 ... whatever happened to Chapman's 'add lightness'..? :smt102
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby GeoffSmith » Wed 26.04.2017, 09:13

lotusflasherman wrote:
alan e wrote:More desirable S2 is it ?


Article quotes 165bhp and 0-60 time of 6.5 seconds which are figures for SE, but then talks about the S2 being more desirable without mentioning it's 8% heavier and Lotus only quoted 150 bhp and 6.7 seconds for the S2.
That means it's power to weight ratio is 85% that of an SE and it's 0-100mph was 18.6, against SE's 17.5 ... whatever happened to Chapman's 'add lightness'..? :smt102

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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby lotusflasherman » Wed 26.04.2017, 10:28

GeoffSmith wrote: Polar bears.

???? Huh, you've got me there, Geoff.. :?:
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby Artaban » Wed 26.04.2017, 10:48

The S2 is friendly to polar bears; the SE melts ice caps. Not sure if the cockpit of the Elan is polar bear friendly in size though so perhaps their preferred method of transport remains an ice sheet.
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby lotusflasherman » Wed 26.04.2017, 11:40

I'm polar bear friendly - The SAS Survival Handbook told me "NEVER eat polar bear liver which can have lethal concentrations of vitamin A"... :lol: more likely it would be eating mine!
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby alan e » Wed 26.04.2017, 19:26

I forget the last time I saw a ice cap in sussex so it is true then, still wont stop me driving :D
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Re: Pistonheads Catch It While You Can

Postby simonbuk » Thu 11.05.2017, 10:12

I thought 'Polar Bears' was rhyming slang......
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