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Retro tech gallery: 1996 Lotus Sport 110

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Cycling News
Published:
June 06, 2014, 13:31 BST,
Updated:
June 06, 2014, 14:01 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, Friday, June 6, 2014
Even nearly 20 years later, the Lotus Sport 110 still looks sleek, modern, and undeniably fast

Even nearly 20 years later, the Lotus Sport 110 still looks sleek, modern, and undeniably fast

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Nearly two decades old but still blazing fast

This article originally appeared on BikeRadar

Cycling's governing body enacted the Lugano Charter in 2000 – a wide-reaching document with far-limiting technical guidelines that forever changed the course of road bike development. Those rules were first drafted in 1996, though, and one could easily argue that one of the inspirations for those restrictions was Lotus Sport's iconic 108 and 110. Even two decades later, it's still one of the fastest shapes around.

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