Reclaiming the Esprit From The Edge

After buying a completely thrashed, beaten up Lotus Esprit--one from the generation which McLaren designer Peter Stevens improved upon, Ritte Bicycle designer Spencer Canon saw a special opportunity with his dream car, saying, "...that gave me permission--in my mind--to do a few things to it that the original designer wouldn't be upset with...hopefully." His designs brought down the weight of the finicky British sportscar, and brought new it new life on the road. Petrolicious' weekly film on one-of-a-kind motors has more inside.