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A8. What films and television series have featured Lotus cars?




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This article is from the Lotus Cars FAQ, by esprit@netcom.com (Alan F. Perry) with numerous contributions by others.

A8. What films and television series have featured Lotus cars?

Brothers In Law
A 1950s British comedy that included the Lotus Mark Two.

The Prisoner
This television series featured a Lotus Seven (registered KAR 120C)
in its opening credits and in a couple episode.

The Avengers
This television series featured an Elan driven by the character Emma
Peel and a Europa driven by the character Tara King in many episodes.

The Spy Who Loved Me
This James Bond film featured a S1 Esprit that could be converted into
a submarine.

For Your Eyes Only
This James Bond film featured a couple of early Turbo Esprits. One
of these Esprits was equipped with a burgular protection system that
would blow up the car.

Pretty Woman
This fairy tale film featured a silver Esprit Turbo, in which the
two main characters meet. Julia Roberts espouses the virtue of
Lotuses in this film.

Basic Instinct
This film featured a pair of black and white Esprit Turbos, one of
which ends up upside-down in a construction site in San Francisco.

If Looks Could Kill
This film featured a newer Esprit Turbo used by a spy organization.

The Rookie

Honey I Blew Up The Kid
This film featured a M100 Elan that a child, who has grown to a very
large size, uses as a toy.

Rockford Files
A "chop shop" ring steals a Series 1 Esprit to dismantle and sell the
parts. The engine sounds like a V8 when the car is driven.

Hawaii Five-O
According to reports, there have been two episodes that used Lotuses,
one using an Esprit and the other using a Europa.


 

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