In order to commermorate the completion of the 27 year production life of the Esprit model and to provide a valuable reference tool to aid servicing aspects of the 'Final Edition' version, a photographic record was made by Lotus Engineering, following the final cars along the production line as they progressed from bare chassis to completed vehicles.
This website of images is not intended to represent any kind of build instruction, but does identify parts configuration and in may cases, the build sequences.
This website should be viewed inconjunction with Service Notes manual K082T0327J and Service Parts List N082T0325J*.
Section Titles Pics Chassis Build 52 Engine/Chassis 16 Body Build – Interior 28 Body Build – Bonnet/Boot 19 Body Build – Engine Bay 20 Door Build 12 Body Drop 20 Body Build – Cooling 12 Interior Components 28 Exterior Body Panels 24 Miscellaneous 12
Each section starts with a brief introduction and below is a sequence of images with descriptions of each part on the right-hand side. Each image can be clicked on to view a larger version for better viewing (see image below).
To return to the section, use the back button1 on your browser. The Previous2, Next4 will move to the next pictures, but these are not in sequence. The Home3 button will take you back to this page.
The Body Build section has been divided up into two sections. Interior, Bonnet/Boot and Engine Bay are all in one section and follow each other in sequence. Cooling is on it's own in section 8.
The original PDF from Lotus Cars Ltd is available for download here.