Having shopped for one for literally years, I will tell you that finding one in decent shape for under $10K is nearly impossible. It's so impossible, in fact, that I bought an M-Coupe after 3+ years of searching for a good, sub-10K 1800ES. I even flew to Colorado to pick one (an 1800ES) up, only to see it and… » 2/24/15 5:00pm 2/24/15 5:00pm

In the US, you could purchase a series 1 race car from Lotus - the S190. In a few places in the US (like Oregon, for example), those could be registered for limited street use - to and from the track was the idea. There are a handful of series 1 Elises that are registered for permanent street use in the US by… » 2/10/15 12:18pm 2/10/15 12:18pm

Yes. That's what we want - a price for a product we're going to buy. I don't want to haggle. I want to go in, buy car, leave with new car. I don't want to be forced into haggling. I don't want to think "If I'd been a better negotiator, I could have gotten a better deal." I don't want to think, "If I'd been… » 2/09/15 2:04pm 2/09/15 2:04pm

I live close enough to the Rose Bowl to see the flyover, but I've only managed to catch it twice in 10 years (something about partying the night before every year). Sadly, this year wasn't one of those years that I saw it. The bummer is that I was in the garage (Jaloping, as you do) and heard it, but by the time I… » 1/07/15 2:39pm 1/07/15 2:39pm