Having a friend with ’78 Esprit when new, I was often given the keys. I have never driven one I didn’t like. Listed for sale here on eBay, this Lotus is located in Bremerton, Washington. In 2013, Elon Musk paid $866,000 the Esprit submersible from The Spy Who Loved Me. There was a time when it seemed I was test-driving one every other month. The next most recognized would have to be the Lotus Esprit S1 driven by Roger Moore in the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me. Now, the upcoming Lotus Evija hypercar poses with 007's coupe to mark 43 years after the movie's opening. This Lotus wears an antique tag meaning that it will never need to be subjected to emissions testing. I’ve always liked these cars — but for the $ they get now ..better off with a Lotus Elise :). They make the most of however much horsepower they have. The trim around the instrument cluster has also lifted from its base, but that may only need to be glued back into place. The car is said to perform and drive well with no mechanical issues. These vehicles feature one of Giorgetto Giugiaro's wedge-shaped designs. One of these days (I keep telling myself)… one of these days… just you watch and see. Just for some reason, there has always been something I thought was a better deal at the time. Source: Not much fan of Esprit but very much a fanatic James Bond Films fan I have complete collection see them every now then and my favorite Bond actor Must be Sean Connery ! There's a white body that provides a stark contrast for the few pieces of black trim. The Esprit S1 typified that approach. They make a Porsche feel like a Cadillac deVille on narrow, bias-ply tires. Lotus commemorates 43 years since the Esprit's appearance in The Spy Who Loved Me. Best way to experience these, as I agree with everything noted. Sheena Easton’s rendition of the theme still chokes me up. Sean Connery, Daniel Craig and (YES) Timothy Dalton! If you fancy your martini shaken but not stirred, then this might just be the car for you. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_3',106,'0','0'])); Mounted in the engine bay is the 120.4ci Lotus 907 4-cylinder engine. In 2017, he mentioned again that the plan was to leave the Bond car as-is and create a new machine instead. Vehicle Imagery licensed from EVOX Images, Green, Classics, Supercars, Celebrity / Entertainment, lotus esprit, james bond, Lotus Evija, Shocking: Lotus Evija Electric Hypercar Delayed By COVID-19, Lotus Evija EV Hypercar Poses With Matching James Bond-Spec Esprit S1, https://www.motor1.com/news/432746/lotus-evija-esprit-james-bond/, four electric motors produce a total of 1,973 horsepower (1,471 kilowatts), estimated 250 miles (402 kilometers) of range, Elon Musk paid $866,000 the Esprit submersible, vehicle that would look like the Esprit but be around 10 percent larger, GMC Hummer EV Really Makes The Same Torque As A Heavy-Duty Pickup, De Tomaso Moving Operations To America, Will Build P72 Here, Custom BMW M3 Touring Drag Races M340i In Wagon Battle, Enter Now To Win This Ultra-Rare 200-MPH Cadillac CTS-V Championship Edition, 2021 Mustang Mach 1 'Very Close' To GT500 On Short Tracks. It also appears that the ashtray may be missing from the center console just in front of the gear shift. Autoblog fait partie de Verizon Media. There is some stretching of the upholstery on the passenger side door trim and the lid to the glove compartment is quite warped. But Dr No, he drives the ’57 Chevy after over powering the bad guy. Not sure what happend to the price, it shows $23,100 now. OK Max, what was the first car Bond ever drove in a movie? It was below freezing and I just wanted to drop off car as fast as possible with no heat. The interior is quite typical of Lotus. It comes with a clear title and at the time of writing, bidding had reached $30,000.
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