Along the way we faced a electrical system dilemma (not roof problems) as the fuel gauge read 3/4 tank, AND the EMPTY warning light came on. How to diagnose? Trust the fuel gauge and keep driving? OR fill it and see how much it takes? Since option 1 might
I took the Lotus out this morning for a drive - the first one in 3-4 months due to a variety of maladies (me, not the car) and I remembered why 3 of our 6 cars have soft tops. It's cool, crisp and beautiful at the moment, so I came home to pick up Mrs C a
In the world of small Bombas, there are few ones: The Porsche Cayman, the Audi TT, the Lotus Elise, the Alpine A110 and the... Alfa Romeo 4C. And the 4C is not the less interesting. With a body which reminds the most beautiful creations from the Sixties.
Article from Automotive News: Alpine has aspirations to sell two models in the U.S., a midsize electric crossover and a larger, similar model, starting in 2027 or 2028. The first Alpine EV to be launched will be the Renault 5 Alpine, a “hot hatch” version
Back in 2016 my wife decided it was time to bring a sporty 2-seater into our lives. She test drove Audi, Lotus, BMW M3, F Type, and then on a whim she drove a Corvette C7. The Vette stole her heart. She said that the choice was made because the Vette had
In the Lotus, no top, wipers work (sorta) Jag XK140 Roadster Steve driving the Jag and NO the wipers did not work, and NO we had no top or side curtains Armin Strom weekend trip to Dallas for racing NOT! Mike
I drove an Elise - early early model - just after production began in 1996 and it was wonderful. Of course in the middle of England it's a different story than on SoCal freeways, and since I have the two Elans I just haven't migrated to the newer models.
After the " Avengers " and Mrs Peel's Lotus Elan, James Bond's Esprit, here we have " The Prisoner " Lotus 7 which survived in our modern days thanks to Catheram and the Super Seven. A fantastic car, super light, giving some superb sensations. I had the p
So an average of 1000 cars a year. That was in 1998! A young Clive Chapman (son of the founder Colin Chapman) in 1998 Lotus got to 100,000 in 2018 on the 70th anniversary of the company (Hazel Chapman and her no longer young son Clive). That's an average