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Use: Media professionals demanding top-quality automotive content for their print products and/or Web sites. Professional artwork, editing.
What it is: Many of you asked if we could put our expertise to work to create a feature that covers not just classic cars, but those vehicles that have left an indelible mark on car culture. The Fine Lines series examines significant vehicle marques, their backgrounds and their contributions to the history of the automobile. All this, with real artwork.
- Mac and PC page layout with accompanying text and
art files for maximum work flexibility.
- About 850 words: separate text file included.
- Layout is 8×21.5 inches (newspaper), but can be
reconfigured by your designer to fit most spaces.
- PDF of layout included.
- High-resolution artwork suitable for print.
- Includes Photoshop layers file of main art.
- Multi-platform page layout opens with either Quark
Xpress or Adobe Indesign.
- Fonts are not included, but we attempt to stay with
standard system fonts. If not, just change the fonts to
match your style.
It seems impossible that this weird-looking junior-sized sports car with a Lotus badge and tepid Renault engine could have been popular. In any way.
But its mid-engine design (between the passenger compartment and the rear wheels), spectacular driving characteristics and reasonable price made it a vital revenue producer that kept Lotus afloat and helped fuel the company’s thirst for racing.
Colin Chapman, visionary founder and chief engineer for Lotus Cars of England, was never one to follow convention and the wide range of sports cars he produced over the years reflected this fact.