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1973 Lotus Esprit IDGG 01 by ItalDesign

After Italdesign presented the Esprit Concept in 1972 to universal acclaim, Colin Chapman was determined to get the car on sale as quickly as possible. The Esprit IDGG 01 (Ital Design Giorgetto Giugiaro 01) was the first prototype for the series production Esprit. There are still differences from the S1 Esprit, the louvers in the C-pillar being the most obvious.

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