Started on May 19 by Jay

1992 Lotus Elan m100

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1993 Elan, turbo, manual, soft top, fun. My autobahnstorming runabout here in Europe. Pulled it out of storage in England and then proceeded to drive it across three countries home. Mostly stock. Of course I’ve got a few plans for it, but nothing major. More driver than project.

Latest updates
Nov. 01
Rollbar Installed

With the anticipation of track days and possible Nürburgringing next year, I decided to bite …

Aug. 28
Relocated front number plate

I hate front number plates and I really hate when one is tacked onto the …

Aug. 27
It's been too long!

Not much of an update except to say that I finally got the Elan through …

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Lugnut
May 27, 2008, 3:48 p.m.

I have always loved these FWD Elans. I was so hoping Kia might have brought them back to the US, but no such luck!

audifan
March 8, 2009, 2:06 p.m.

Jay, I had one stateside same as your but in pacific blue a really undervalued car and what a hoot to drive plus you could fit two sets of golf clubs in her! I miss her lots gonna have to get my self another one some time in the future. Any way good luck with yours and keep on motoring! Colin Yes I was named after that Colin! (chapman who else!)

GregTivo
April 25, 2009, 11:34 p.m.

Ah, the Lotus accused by many of handling as if "on rails", an impressive feat for being FWD. Very nice!

JammyDodger
May 26, 2018, 2:43 a.m.

Hi Jay, (cool name, BTW)... I have an Elan M100 and was wondering if you remember where you got your roll bar and appearance pack, it looks great. I'm in the UK and you said it was a shop in the UK. Would love to track my Elan but not risking the pancake-effect without roll bars! :-/ Cheers, Jay.

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