Lotus Elite

Racing for the Road by Dennis E. Ortenburger

Publisher: Coterie Press

Written in English
Cover of: Lotus Elite | Dennis E. Ortenburger
Published: Pages: 208 Downloads: 781
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  • Automotive - General
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Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL8764864M
ISBN 101902351037
ISBN 109781902351032

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Lotus Elite History T he Lotus Elite was produced from through The Elite was Colin Chapman's first real production, road-worthy, closed automobile. The road going vehicles provided the funds to finance the racing program. Constructed of glassfibre monocoque comprised of eight box sections, the vehicle was both light and strong. The Elite, then, was the first 'traditional' car offered by Lotus. Well, maybe traditional isn't the right word. The Elite had two doors, two seats, a conventional trunk, and a closed body. But that's where the tradition ends. Using revolutionary body construction, the .   In November David Hobbs acquired the Lotus Elite, UE, from the Chequered Flag Garage in Chiswick, London, that was to launch his racing career at international level. The engine of the Elite was then modified by Cosworth to Stage III tune producing b.h.p. and a Hobbs Mecha-Matic gearbox was fitted specially modified for racing. The Lotus Elite name has been used for two production vehicles and one concept vehicle from Lotus Cars. The first Elite or Lotus Type 14 was an ultra-light two-seater coupé, produced from to The Elite's most distinctive feature was its highly innovative fiberglass construction, in which a stressed-skin GRP unibody replaced the.

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"Lotus Elite, Racing Car for the Road" is not meant to be a "nuts and bolts" treatment of the car but rather an explanation of what is so fascinating about this automobile above all others.

If the story of the Lotus Elite was told as a novel, readers would believe it to be pure fantasy. Hopefully, this book will convince otherwise.5/5(6). 15 rows  The Lotus Elite. Dennis Ortenburger: 1 0: Update on "The original.

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/5(2). Type 14 Lotus Elite In Richard Heseltine’s book A Chequered Life: Graham Warner and The Chequered Flag, he reports that Dunlop calculated that Warner’s racing Elite, thanks to considerable weight saving and judicious tuning by Keith Duckworth and Mike Costin of Cosworth, would, at rpm in top gear, be pulling over mph.

Two series of the original Lotus Elite were produced. Indeterminate factors such as reused, or perhaps never-used, serial numbers and body shells make it less than simple for even Lotus experts to divine an absolute production number.

It’s generally accepted, however, that about Series 1 Elites, or S1, and subsequent S2. This particular Series 2 Elite is a very well-known car among Elite enthusiasts. It is featured in Dennis Ortenburger's excellent book on the Lotus Elite.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lotus Elite, Eclat and Excel: An Enthusiast's Guide/5(6). Lotus revived the Elite nameplate in with the introduction of the Type 75 Elite. The car was the first in a series of three models intended to Lotus Elite book the company upmarket in the s, with the other two being the front-engine Eclat and the mid-engine Esprit.

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The Lotus Elite Series II S.E. has a four-cylinder in-line engine with a wheelbase spanning 88 inches and weight of 1, pounds. The first Elite or Lotus Type 14 was an ultra light two-seater coupé produced from to The car debuted at the London Motor Car Show, Earls Court as chassis # The Elite had spent a year in development, aided by "carefully selected racing Body style: 2-door coupé.

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The Lotus Elite has garnered a reputation over the years for being fragile, and while the Type 14's strong race history serves in large part to disprove this, they are known for fiberglass cracking and failure around suspension pick-up points especially in earlier Maximar bodied cars, which generally have lighter, more brittle glass fiber.

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First published inthis landscape-styled book totals pages, with all the photographs, illustrations and charts in black-and-white. And there are many illustrations, more so than any owner or fan of the Lotus Elite could ever hope to find in a single publication.

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It was inevitable that he would be drawn to the material. And so, the Elite. Weighing just 1, lbs and powered by a punchy, hp Coventry Climax engine, the Elite (Type 14) was a successful race car, winning its class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans six times.The Lotus Elite could make owners celebrate and cry at the same time.

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