Lotus Elan Review from North America

1991 Lotus Elan Turbo 1.6 turbo

Model year1991
Year of manufacture1991
First year of ownership2011
Most recent year of ownership2012
Engine and transmission 1.6 turbo Manual
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.6 / 10
Distance when acquired45000 miles
Most recent distance46000 miles
Previous carMazda MX5

Summary:

You will be the only person anyone will ever meet who owns one

Faults:

Re-upholstered seats.

Steering wheel replaced.

Dash replaced.

Cosmetics mostly.

General Comments:

Very neat and exclusive car.

Only 600 of them in the USA.

Designed to be fast and usable daily.

Just a fun little unique car.

Hand built, so it's easy to rebuild.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 10th July, 2012

Average review marks: 8.6 / 10, based on 1 review