David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/12/19 9:00 a.m.

Hold the phone: Yep, it’s a Series 1 Lotus Esprit in yellow over black and blue–an original color combo, we’re told. This 1978 Lotus Esprit has been restored inside and out, while a pair of Webers replace the original carbs. Since restoration, the car has covered less than 900 mil…

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dculberson MegaDork
12/12/19 10:03 a.m.

I was expecting a more shocking interior; Lotus has never been one to shy away from visually shocking color combos.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/12/19 11:17 a.m.

You know, here I'm cool with the navy and yellow. But you're right, almost tame by Lotus standards. 

That yellow. Wow. 

12/12/19 1:14 p.m.

A beautiful car; but the seats do not appear to be original, or have the original fabric. A cerificate of provenance would be nice. Too bad that the simple clean lines of the S1 design were compromised on this example when someone added the turbo bodywork panels IMHO.

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