Finelines: Lotus Esprit
FineLines March 7, 2016


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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.

Product specifications

  • 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.


Colin Chapman produced some of the most innovative and ground-breaking sports cars around. Under his guidance, Lotus open-wheel Formula machines dominated international motorsports throughout the 1960s and 1970s. Much of the technology developed for competition also trickled down to his specialty sports cars that were produced in limited numbers. But for a man who lived on the cutting edge, it’s doubtful that Chapman, who died of a heart attack at age 54 in 1982, would have let the Esprit model plod on until 2003 . . . for a total of 27 years.

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