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Classic and Vintage Cars
Lotus Elan S3
24/5/2012. Haynes Motor Museum Sparkford Somerset.
FVV 2E 1967 Lotus Elan S3.
Introduced at the 1962 Motor Show the Lotus Elan with it's Ford based 1600cc twin overhead engine was the star of the show.
The unstressed fibreglass body is carried on a strong steel box section, backbone frame and has independent suspension on all four corners.
Top speed of 112mph and many can be seen in classic car races today.
Picture added on 24 June 2012 at 08:30