The Truth About Cars » Esprit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Lotus is Definitely*, Absolutely*, Positively* Bringing Elise to US* http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/lotus-definitely-absolutely-positively-bringing-elise-u-s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/lotus-definitely-absolutely-positively-bringing-elise-u-s/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 21:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1133785 *Unless it isn’t. According to Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales, the next-generation lightweight Lotus two-seater sports car has a future in the United States around 2020 — that is, if Lotus is still around then. The chief executive spoke to Automotive News and said the Elise could be adapted to the U.S. market’s famously fussy safety regulations, which eventually killed […]

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*Unless it isn’t. According to Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales, the next-generation lightweight Lotus two-seater sports car has a future in the United States around 2020 — that is, if Lotus is still around then. The chief executive spoke to Automotive News and said the Elise could be adapted to the U.S. market’s famously fussy safety regulations, which eventually killed […]

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Dreamweaver – Living The Dream With His Feet Planted Firmly In The Real World http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/dreamweaver-living-the-dream-with-his-feet-planted-firmly-in-the-real-world/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/dreamweaver-living-the-dream-with-his-feet-planted-firmly-in-the-real-world/#comments Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:02:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=483064 I’m not a reporter. I don’t even pretend to be one. What I do is tell stories and sometimes, if I am fortunate, they resonate with people. So when guy name Joe here in Buffalo contacted me and offered me a ride in his 1995 Lotus Esprit I was torn. Naturally, I wanted a ride, […]

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I’m not a reporter. I don’t even pretend to be one. What I do is tell stories and sometimes, if I am fortunate, they resonate with people. So when guy name Joe here in Buffalo contacted me and offered me a ride in his 1995 Lotus Esprit I was torn. Naturally, I wanted a ride, […]

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Junkyard Find: 1978 Lotus Esprit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/junkyard-find-1978-lotus-esprit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/junkyard-find-1978-lotus-esprit/#comments Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459807 In all my years of crawling around in high-turnover self-service wrecking yards, not to mention old-timey slow-turnover wrecking yards, this is the first Lotus I’ve found. And it’s not just some boring Eclat— it’s a genuine mid-engined Elite! Granted, it’s been picked over pretty thoroughly… Someone with a Sawzall got most of the fiberglass body, […]

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In all my years of crawling around in high-turnover self-service wrecking yards, not to mention old-timey slow-turnover wrecking yards, this is the first Lotus I’ve found. And it’s not just some boring Eclat— it’s a genuine mid-engined Elite! Granted, it’s been picked over pretty thoroughly… Someone with a Sawzall got most of the fiberglass body, […]

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