The Lotus Esprit is a sports car that was built by Lotus in the United Kingdom between 1976 and 2004. The silver Italdesign concept that eventually became the Esprit was unveiled at the Turin Motor Show in 1972 as a concept car, and was a development of a stretched Lotus Europa chassis. It was among the first of designer Giorgetto Giugiaro's polygonal "folded paper" designs. Originally, the name Kiwi was proposed, but in keeping with the Lotus tradition of having all car model names start with the letter "E", the name became Esprit.
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Iconic cars from the James Bond Movies. From top to bottom: • 1977 Lotus Esprit S1 (Modified Submarine) – The Spy Who Loved Me • 1995 BMW Z3 Roadster – Goldeneye • 1979 Citroën 2CV 6 Club – For Your Eyes Only • 1963 Aston Martin DB5 – Goldfinger, Thunderball, Goldeneye, The World Is Not Enough, Skyfall
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