Why buy a Lotus Elan | 5 reasons in less than 5 minutes


Whether it’s a desire to feel like a super spy every time you’re behind the wheel or the wish to own one of the most high-tech sports cars of its day, the Lotus Elan scratches a lot of itches.

Need more reasons to justify buying an Elan? Here are 5 of them–in less than 5 minutes–from Classic Motorsports Editorial Director David S. Wallens.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/16/23 11:03 a.m.

Hope you all enjoyed this video. It was a fun one to put together. 

RustBeltSherpa Reader
5/20/23 2:01 p.m.

In reply to David S. Wallens :

Well done, David. I'm in for reason #4 - for the backstory on how this was pulled out of a field near Traverse City, Michigan, the "geometry" of fitting it into the smallest U-Haul trailer, and all the steps in between finally leading to display at Amelia Island two years later! 

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