Renting an Elise S1 in England

Where the infatuation all started... Here's my friend Joe and I in Watford, England in 2002. He came over to visit, and we rented an Elise for the day and toured the countryside. That trip was the inspiration to buy an Elise once Lotus brought the car to the States. Needless to say, we had a fun day.

Here we are getting our instructions from the attendant.

Joe and I took the car for a white knuckle ride through the English countryside up to Cambridge. Along the way, I snapped this photo next to a lorry on the M11. You'll notice that one sits rather close to the road surface in an Elise.

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