This article is from the Lotus Cars FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org (Alan F. Perry) with numerous contributions by others.
From Mike Causer (email@example.com):
- Power steering pump bracket breaks
- Radiator twists in its mountings under hard cornering and leaks
- Some people have trouble with overheating in traffic jams - and
conversely the earlier cars had carb icing problems.
- Interior materials a bit fragile for family use.
- Will go on for ever given proper care.