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Wow.. that one is very nice. Are they considered collector's items? I hope my Elise is worth $75k in 50 years. That'd be nice. :)
 

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The S1 and S2 Elite pricing always amazes me. It is all over the map. This car is priced at $75K and has some issues that may need to be addressed, or not depending on your wants. One fully prepped racer sold for $43K recently. I know of another that is in pristine restored condition for $65K (I want this one very badly). About a year ago one "older restoration" (which was actually not too bad but had some issues) sold out of CA for $95K.

And, yes, A3X, the type 14 Elites are very collectible (to me at least) but sadly, no, your Elise won't be worth $75K in 50 years.
 

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And, yes, A3X, the type 14 Elites are very collectible (to me at least) but sadly, no, your Elise won't be worth $75K in 50 years.
How about 100 years? :D
 

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I also want one. It is one of the very few hard top cars that I do want.

Especially a series 2 car LHD in light blue or green.

Just need money:wallbang:
 

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I also want one.
No one wants one more than I do.

Especially a series 2 car LHD in light blue or green.
I have seen a type 14 Elite in light blue, dark blue, BR green, white, red with silver top, red, white with silver top and a dark mustard yellow/brown (that one just hurt me).

I agree with your color choices 150%.
Just need money:wallbang:
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If I had a car collection this would be one of my top choices. The car just has a beautiful look in every respect. It looks delicate, athletic and sensuous. Very well done Colin!:clap::bow:
 

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There was a beautiful Yellow one at the Palo Alto British car meet a few years ago

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/rnair/240196049/" title="1960 Lotus Elite (Type 14) by rnair, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm1.static.flickr.com/94/240196049_76a63d7cb6.jpg" width="500" height="375" alt="1960 Lotus Elite (Type 14)" /></a>
 

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That's nice.

I wonder if that dark mustard yellow/brown car I saw was really just a pretty yellow all dirtied up.


Unfortunately, it wasn't.
 

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If you feel that way and have never seen one in person, might I suggest that you run the other way as fast as you can if you ever come across one. It only gets much worse if you don't.
A Local Lotus Colorado member has one... in BRG... My wife wants one too... need another garage spot first.
 

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Lotus Elite

Yes I have a Lotus Elite, a Super 95 model. built 1962. it also was the car at The London Motor Show, I was at the show and saw the car. a photo of the car is on the site. its a great car. Lynx:):)
 

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There is a basket case Elite in PA for $18,500 asking. I can't take on another project or it would be mine.
 

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Elite basket case. !!!!

Hi DeanG. This basket case Elite in P.A. @ $18500. do you have any more details. Lynx
 
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