Lotus Esprit  |  Spotted in Chicago, Illinois

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Lotus Esprit spotted in Chicago, Illinois

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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Description
    I wish the shot had turned out better. I was driving when I caught sight of this beautiful Esprit. Luckily we were both stopped at an intersection so I got this picture of it.
  • Spotted by
    IL-Cars
  • Date spotted
    08/15/14
  • Tags
    Lotus Esprit BRITISH RACING GREEN  
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Comments (9 total)
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I can confirm it's not a Jim Clark Edition. I had a Jim Clark Edition, and they are all 1991 Esprit SE models with the low wing and early body styling. This is a later year that looks to be an early V8 (1997-2001). The color of this car is a metallic green, while the Jim Clarks were all full-on British Racing Green (a solid dark green with a hint of a yellowish tone), and they had yellow wheel centers and yellow pin stripping.
Posted:  08/02/2019 19:51:47
 
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Thank you West!
Posted:  05/02/2015 15:53:03
 
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I was optimistic for you. Still a great classic Lotus to spot. Well done again.
Posted:  04/29/2015 16:44:27
 
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Thanks West, I don't it is because the rims aren't yellow.
Posted:  04/29/2015 07:37:19
 
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I wonder if this car is a Jim Clark edition! Awesome find nevertheless.
Posted:  04/25/2015 17:02:52
 
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Thanks man!
Posted:  04/11/2015 15:42:57
 
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WOAH no wayyy!!! These things are sooooo cool!!! And in green too! This is by far the coolest car for me that you have spotted! I have only seen 1 of the newer ones of these! Like and Favorite ALL THE WAY!!! :)
Posted:  04/10/2015 12:41:34
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Thanks man! This is the only one I've seen. :(
Posted:  04/09/2015 16:25:56
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Nice spot! I wish I saw more of these, I really like them.
Posted:  04/07/2015 20:45:39
 
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