Wheeler Dealers - Lotus Esprit 02
It may be a classic but this Lotus needs more than a little work done on
it. Wheeler Dealers on the Road - premiering tonight at 9pm on Discovery
Real Time (Sky 240, Virgin TV 271)
Chop Shop - Johnny Vegas
The Chop Shop team have had some tough customers before but designing a car
for comedian Johnny Vegas may require a translator as well as the mechanics
The World's Fastest Lotus? - /TUNED
Frank Profera has spent six years making his Lotus go faster, stop shorter, and corner harder.
Though it only has to move around 2,150 lbs, Frank's Lotus makes 680 wheel
horsepower with a
twin-charged 1.8L engine; giving it a better power-to-weight ratio than
Mario Andretti's Formula One Lotus. It's an ongoing project that may never
be finished, because of Frank's never-ending obsession with speed. We had
to take it for a ride.
1978 Lotus Esprit S2 goes 900 miles
Hagerty drives a 1978 Lotus Esprit S2 from Philadelphia to St. Louis to
prove that classic cars are capable of anything when you treat them right.
See the Fall issue of Hagerty magazine for more on the story, and visit
Hagerty.com/lotustrip to learn how you can make your own long-distance road
trip in a classic a success. For more visit http://www.hagerty.com