Image credits: © Lotus.

2003 Lotus Enjoy Concept news, pictures, specifications, and information
Pininfarina hosted one of the most keenly awaited unveilings of the 73rd Geneva International Motorshow, and wîth Lotus Engineering's expertise under the skin, the beauty of 'Enjoy' runs to its very heart and soul. The stunning research study marks Pininfarina's return to the sports car theme in its most genuine sense. The world-famous Italian design house designed the simple, practical, basic though dynamic barchetta on a Lotus chassis evolved from that of the Lotus Elise. The Lotus tub structure chassis is a key feature of Enjoy. Its lightweight construction and exceptional torsional stiffness offer an ideal starting point when creating a car designed for road and track.

Made from extruded and epoxy-bonded aluminium and pioneered by Lotus Engineering on the original Elise launched in 1996, the chassis remains virtually unique in the automotive . The extruded aluminium technology remains truly advanced as a vehicle chassis material, and to 'bond' it together wîth epoxy adhesive astounded both the automotive and the engineering industries. Enjoy also has the benefit of Lotus Engineering's world-renowned Ride & Handling team to optimise its capabilities for road and track. No other company can offer the same depth of understanding in the dynamic interaction between driver, vehicle and road. Its ride and handling brilliance in the Elise has led to the ÚK-based consultancy being awarded over 50 awards for its expertise. Lotus calls upon a combination of its in-house simulation tools and subjective techniques to define and develop the characteristics of Enjoy exactly to Pininfarina's requirements.

Turin-based Pininfarina conceived the two-seater Enjoy for people who, in addition to craving an enjoyable drive, also have a passion for racing. On the road, Enjoy is a unique roadster affording an intimate bond between the driver and the external environment. However, the exceptionally stiff Lotus chassis is an enabling factor in Enjoy's innovative dual-personality package.

As the chassis is the load-bearing structure of the central body, the body panels are not an essential part of its structural integrity. This allowed the introduction of the extraordinary removable front and rear wings, which house the vehicle's headlights and taillights. Thus, upon detaching the four removable wing panels, Enjoy is transformed into a raw open-wheeled racer for the track. The body panels are employed only for driver comfort and protection and aerodynamic considerations, similar to motorbikes and single-seater racing cars, two of the primary inspirations for Enjoy.

Source - Lotus
Recent Vehicle Additions

1956 Bangert Manta Ray

1980 Lancia Beta Monte Carlo

1962 Shirdlu Special

1961 Begra MK. 3

1956 Wright Special

2011 Nissan NISMO 370Z
RM Group of Companies Leads the Market in 2016 with $450 Million in Global Auction Sales
• RM group of companies—RM Sotheby's and Auctions America—posts $450 million in auction sales in 2016 • RM Sotheby's generates market-leading $380 million with strong international growth and many auction records • Auctions America rounds out 2016 calendar with $68.7 million and 40 percent new clients • Upcoming 2017 event calendars available at and BLENHEIM, ON (December 21, 2016) – The RM group of companies, incorporating RM Sotheby'...[Read more...]
◾Hexagon is delighted to offer for sale two spectacular Ferrari convertibles, a 2001 550 Barchetta Pininfarina and a 2005 575 Superamerica ◾Both have ultra-low mileages with the Barchetta having covered 1,625 miles, while the Superamerica has just 1,380 miles on the clock ◾The 550 Barchetta ( and 575 Superamerica ( are true modern classics and extremely rare, with 448 and 559 built respectively ◾These limited-edition cars are offered in almost as-ne...[Read more...]
1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta tops the lots at RM Sotheby's €27.5 million Monaco sale
• 1951 Ferrari 340 America achieves €7.280.000 in packed auction room at Le Sporting Monte Carlo • Six lots achieve prices in excess of €1.000.000 • 1939 Bugatti Type 57 Cabriolet highlights the Quattroruote Collection, achieving €660.800 • 1995 Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Jota also achieved a record price €672,000 • Complete RM Monaco results available at • RM Sotheby's continues summer auction calendar in Monterey, California, 19-20 August, closely followed by its 10th annu...[Read more...]
Bonhams commence European motoring auctions for 2016 with an impressive variety of incredible collectors' motor cars at Grand Palais Leading the charge, the 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB, sold to a Parisien bidder in the room for €2,070,000 (£1,559,331) followed by the 1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV, sold for €609,500 (£459,136) In 2016 Bonhams will host the newly announced Monaco Sale, taking place 13 May, and will return for the Chantilly sale, taking place 4 September Bonhams begin the 2016 ...[Read more...]
Gooding & Company is Thrilled to Announce The Tony Shooshani Collection to be Auctioned at the Scottsdale Auctions
Headlining the historic collection, a trio of rare Ferrari supercars from an astute collector – the 1990 Ferrari F40, the 1995 Ferrari F50 and the 2003 Ferrari Enzo SANTA MONICA, Calif. (November 30, 2015) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is pleased to announce an outstanding array of Ferraris at its annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions on January 29 and 30, 2016. The upcoming collection of Ferra...[Read more...]

18 FJ
51 and 51A
Elite Type 14 Coupé
Elite Types 75 and 83
Mark VI
Type 19
Type 20
Type 21
Type 22
Type 23
Type 24
Type 25
Type 27
Type 30
Type 38
Type 49

© 1998-2017. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.