What’s higher than proudly owning a traditional automobile? Maybe proudly owning a bespoke traditional automobile that you simply helped to create over 20 years in the past.
That’s precisely what Roger McLouf did when he stumbled throughout this stunning Lotus Elan, a model he has beloved since he was a baby. This bespoke Elan was commissioned by McLouf over 20 years in the past and has been his household automobile ever since.
“I used to be a mad eager Lotus man,” explains McLouf as he sits in entrance of his great automobile. “I’d been driving Lotus vehicles for over 20 years, most of them have been Plus 2s. I bear in mind seeing one at Manufacturers Hatch in a e-book in 1972, and that gave me the thought. I want I may say it was an authentic concept for my automobile, nevertheless it wasn’t.
“The primary time I noticed a Lotus I might’ve been about 10-years-old and it was simply so wonderful and so completely different to anything on the highway at the moment. The very fact they have been successful Grand Prix’s most likely helped with my fascination for them.
“It’s a novel automobile that I’ve, so I make no apology that I’ve modified numerous gadgets. I used to be concerned within the course of each step of the best way.”
What’s so particular about traditional vehicles?
“For me with traditional vehicles, there’s an excessive amount of historical past within the vehicles themselves, not simply this Mk however all Mk’s and there’s an excessive amount of particular person design.” McLouf passionately tells us.
“I simply really feel the vehicles of in the present day, particularly the trendy electrical vehicles, don’t even have an impartial design. They just about all look the identical. If you consider all the good Sixties and Nineteen Seventies designs that you simply most likely had on a poster in your bed room after which examine to in the present day, it appears to be far fewer in numbers than they have been again then.”
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