Which ancient Lotus is this?

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Found this Lotus at a local cars and coffee. What is it?

Sorry, I don’t think this is the right place/forum to ask.
 

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Found this Lotus at a local cars and coffee. What is it?

Sorry, I don’t think this is the right place/forum to ask.
Looks familiar... Avenues Mall in Jax? I think I've seen that car there before and agree it's a Lotus Seven
 

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It's a Lotus Seven.

You can buy one new, too. At least, a modernized version. They're called Caterhams. When the Seven was discontinued Caterham bought the tooling and continued to produce them, and have further "refined" them over the years. They're bonkers to drive. I took one around the Scottish Highlands over a few days and it's easily one of the best experiences I've ever had behind the wheel.

 

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If you're interested in the history of Lotus road cars and understanding some of the background to what you've presumably ordered then this is quite a "pivotal" car...!
 
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Ask the guy in the chair behind it?
I took this picture couple of weeks ago. The name and details of the car were stuck on the windshield. I was with kids and did a quick glance, but couldn't remember what it was called!
 
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Found this Lotus at a local cars and coffee. What is it?

Sorry, I don’t think this is the right place/forum to ask.
As others have said, Lotus 7, very nice. Spawned many copy-cats including Westfield and Tiger.

I bought a Tiger Super-Six for my 40th birthday (too many years ago!), great fun although build quality marginal. It had a 2.1 Burton Power build Pinto - that was a gutsy motor in not a lot of car.

No roof, ran it with just side screens. TBH, usability proved too limited by the Scottish weather. Any bikers among us are quite welcome to call me a lightweight for that - but I'm not a biker - I did my share of being freezing and soaking on a rugby field....
 
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