buying lotus elan now is it good?

Asked by Apr 20, 2011 at 05:29 AM about the 1991 Lotus Elan

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

Hello over there to all elan addicts or not!even ex buyers..
I'm interested into buying the lotus elan.Yeah this period..i love it i dream of it everynight it has became a nightmare.I want it so much...
So i want to ask you..does it worth it?
What about the leaqy roof?how can you get rid of this problem or minimaze it?
What about mechanical parts-engine?
And of course what about pop up lights?is it risky having pop up lights?I mean is there any situation that the lights may never come up so you wont have light in night ?Please respond me...Thanks a lot!!

1 Answer

hey Scott, I have owned my Elan for over 8 years, weekend use! It's a fun simple car to own...it's really GM product built. I also have a Esprit and I'm repairing the nylon bushings that activate the "pop-up" in a week or so and will let you know. Roof leaks...drive it when the sun is out! Are you wanting this car as your main means of transportation? I'm in south Florida and use this car top down...P.S. tha A/C is ice cold Regards Dean

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