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Agent Orange
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Vehicle Name Agent Orange
Year 1977
Make Lotus
Model Esprit S1
Color Colorado Orange
1977 Lotus Esprit S1
1977 Lotus Esprit S1 1977 Lotus Esprit S1 1977 Lotus Esprit S1
History Originally red. I bought it from Tony K. The PO before him had begun an all-out restoration--blasted/powder-coated the chassis, cadmium-plated all the bare parts, new springs/dampers, then had to sell. Also had the entire front end of an S2 grafted on from the top of the wheel arches forward. Also not a numbers-matching car. So since it's a mongrel I decided to do what I wanted with it, i.e., respray it Colorado Orange and have Nick Fulcher do the interior in my family tartan (Guthrie). He did all the patterning before he died last year--it was the last S1 he ever worked on. His son Steven is about to finish the job. Mike Halker and Tony K are handling the rest of the restoration. Body's on chassis. Engine startup video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3lzRZJKWps
Interior
1977 Lotus Esprit S1 Interior
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