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James of JGM contacted me straight away when I had left an enquiry about an Elise. He sent extra photos and even took a video of starting the car and quick look around for me. He was straight forward and honest about the car. We agreed a deal and he arranged delivery at a very, very reasonable rate. On the morning the car was picked up from him, he sent a pic of the being loaded onto the transporter… 6:30am! Dedication! The car arrived with me at 11:15am and was exactly as described. Buy with confidence, this guy is amazing! The car is great, fantastic service! Thanks!

Max C Private buyer, United Kingdom

After years of thinking about buying a Lotus I made the decision of buying one and dealing with James it was a pleasure to deal with him very helpful honest and a car just as described.

Andy S Private buyer, United Kingdom

Bought a few cars from James over the last 10 years and I have always walked away with a smile on my face. Honest and knows Elises like the back of his hand. Will buy another no doubt at some point in the future.

Jon C Private buyer, United Kingdom

I bought a nice Exige from James. It was a pleasure to deal with him. The car was as described and I´m really happy with it. Especially his delivery service were great and without any issues. Thanks a lot James! Hope to see you again…

Mario P Private buyer, Germany

JGMsports were a pleasure to deal with. Agreed a great P/X deal over the phone and concluded the sale a few days later. Would highly recommend!

Will S Private buyer, United Kingdom

I recently bought a Lotus Elan M100 from James. I saw the car on the Internet and with all the information that was provided by James via email I decided to travel from Essex as I was that confident that the car would be as good as it was described, which it was. Great car, honest sale and would highly recommend James. When I decide to get a S1 or Esprit, James will be the first person I contact.

Dean G Private buyer, United Kingdom

Dealing with James (JGMsports) is a real pleasure. He is quick responding emails, the information he supplies about the cars is spot-on and he makes the whole process nice and easy, despite being in different countries. The car is just as described and I will certainly be doing more business with James in the future. Highly recommendable!

Miguel G Private buyer, Spain

Bought an S1 from James. What an awesome car. Very happy with the whole experience, support and communication. Knowledgeable guy and very straightforward………no sales b/s was a bonus. Highly recommended. Many thanks Rich

Richard B Private buyer, United Kingdom

The S1 is in superb condition with low mileage as discribed, Would defiantly recommend James to others.
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Patrick N Private buyer, Hong Kong

Dealing with James was very straightforward. I bought the car over the phone on his photos and description and everything was as described. A pleasure to deal with and totally professional.

Richard N Motor dealer, United Kingdom

Great, knowledgable service from James from the point of first contact through to collecting the car. The car is exactly as described and sale was handled in a professional but friendly manner.

Martin S Private buyer, United Kingdom

I really wanted another S1 Elise having owned one from new some years ago. James had exactly what I was looking for and handled the supply very knowledgeably being a complete enthuast for the marque himself. He described the car very accurately, did everything he said he would and more. He also has helped with a few tecnical queries after the sale and has really made this purchase live up to the dream; after all these machines are bought with the heart.
If you are in the market for one of these cars I would highly recommend that you speak to James, he really will look after you.

Martin C Private buyer, United Kingdom

Just bought a Lotus Elise S1 from James at JGMsports.
The car is a little bit of a project and hope to restore it back to it’s proper JPS glory with some extra breathing on the engine along the line but with regards to the purchase, James is a great guy and has an obvious passion and really cares for the cars and shares this with his customers.
If you are looking for a good honest car then give him a call .

Simon C Private buyer, United Kingdom

I had the great pleasure of being contacted about a Lotus Elise that we were selling for a client of ours.
Right from the initial contact James was upfront, friendly and very straight to deal with. This continued all through my dealings with him.
We struck a deal and he was here to collect the car exactly when he said he would be – something very rare in this industry.
Thoroughly genuine chap and I very much hope that we have the opportunity to work with him again!

Ashley W Private seller, United Kingdom

Well where do I start. Bought the car off the internet unseen and relying on the information James gave to be correct, and being from another country I was a little apprehensive.
Once James had gone out of his way to collect me from the airport I needn’t have been, on viewing the car it was even better than he had described in numerous calls and emails.
This guy knows his Lotus Elise’s and I will have no hesitation in recommending him and hopefully I’ll be dealing with him again in the future. An absolute gentleman to boot.
Thanks James

Mark C Private buyer, Ireland

I bought a lovely S2 Elise from JGMsports.
James was courteous, knowledgeable and above all honest.
He paid for a full C service to be done on the car as well as a replacement alternator. This was all included in the purchase price.
I have no hesitation in recommending James to any prospective Lotus buyer.
This is my first Lotus and I’m afraid I may be hooked!

Hywel E Private buyer, United Kingdom

James was a straight forward and refreshingly honest chap to deal with, helpful, all the information you could want and what you also needed to know if you don’t know everything. I bought from the internet and the car was delivered, exactly as described couldn’t be happier and will certainly use again.

Gareth E Private buyer, United Kingdom

Buying an 18 year old Lotus, off the internet, sight unseen and from someone you’ve never met 250 miles away? What could possibly go wrong???
Well, if you buy from James…nothing will go wrong. The whole process, from first phone call to delivery of the car by flat bed to my home was painless and hassle free.
James sent me multiple, detailed photos of the Elise with a very honest appraisal of the condition of the car. He sent regular updates on the progress of tyre fitting, servicing, MoT and delivery. He really made me feel part of the whole process. Nothing I asked was too much for him.
Best of all, upon delivery, the car met and even exceeded our expectations. Thank you James.

Shaun O Private buyer, United Kingdom

Made purchase of my new Lotus very simple and hassle free and even helped me find a good transport service to deliver my car that offered a very competitive quote. Would recommend to anyone looking to buy or trade in. Phil.

Philip L Private buyer, United Kingdom

If you wish a good Elise then first you need internet and second meet James. I buy from Spain a Lotus without seeing the car it has been a great experience with James. He did the LHD conversion and solved every problem and he delivered at home after everything was OK. To find a good relation between price and quality its difficult because when car is in really condition then is expensive, James has good prices and really good cars. He explain car condition in a very concrete point and you realise when you see the car everything its true. After all I only have to enjoy my new yellow toy!! Thanks James!

Eduardo T Private buyer, Spain

Thanks, James – great S1 I just bought from you. Very good sales service and practical advice on driving and ownership – no unnecessary hype, just enthusiastic, knowledgeable pointers and no over-description of the car I chose. Car drove exactly as we discussed. Appreciated also you fitting around my timescale. Strongly recommended. Cheers!

Nick S Private buyer, United Kingdom

Quick and painless sale, very professional. Many thanks James

James B Private seller, United Kingdom

I purchased a Lotus Elise Sport 160 from James in January 2016. Having searched for seven months for one, I had viewed a number of Sport 160s from private buyers and dealers, and James stood out as being absolutely hassle-free to deal with; especially compared to the bigger names in the Lotus-world such as B&C.
What sets him apart is that he thinks from the buyer’s perspective. He appreciated the length and expense of travel I had to go through to view the car and went the extra mile with gestures such as first-refusal and removing the advert online even before viewing the car.
His knowledge of Elises instils confidence in the purchase. Even when I had trouble with the car after purchase, James again went above and beyond to diagnose and remedy the issue.
Having always been reluctant to buy from a trader, I wouldn’t hesitate to deal with James again – a true specialist.

Nicholas F Private buyer, United Kingdom

Straightforward and efficient transaction. James is a bit of an Elise whizz! I would recommend to others.

Derek D Private seller, United Kingdom

Bought a smart car, very pleasant and genuine person to do business with.

John R Private buyer, United Kingdom

I bought my Elise S1 from James as I was looking for a project car for a Honda upgrade. James came up with exactly what I needed at a very resonable price and the transaction was open, honest and very efficient. Three years later unfortunately I was in a possition that I needed to sell my pride and joy and without any hesitation James was my first point of contact. As with the purchase the selling transaction was as seamless as before with open and honest discussion and price agreement. I would highly recomend dealing with this honest and experienced Lotus specialist. Regards Richie

Richie E Private seller, United Kingdom

Thanks James. You made my Lotus purchase a stress free experience. Pleasure to do business with a genuine, friendly chap. Great communication and knowledge of the Elise cars. You have been very helpful, Much appreciated.

Paul P Private buyer, United Kingdom

Thank you James. I was comfy in your presence and manner of trading. Will now always brouse your web site. Very helpful on the admin paper with me. Cheers and Ta. Terry L.

Terry L Private seller, United Kingdom

Hi James, It was a pleasure to deal with you ,very good communication, easy to talk to, most of all a very honest gentleman which is rear these days , thanks a lot all the best.

Stephen C Private seller, United Kingdom

Great service and quick deal. Thanks.

Anthony C Private seller, United Kingdom

I recently sold my Elise Sport 160 to James. A very simple and straightforward process, made all the easier by excellent communication and service. James came down to view the car at a time convenient for me, and we agreed a fair deal with payment transferred instantly, all completed within an hour. Well recommended, thanks James.

Sam W Private seller, United Kingdom

Thanks James, great car, exactly as described! Prompt reply with every detailed image requested upfront, all documents available. Thanks also for your hospitality and picking us up at Manchester airport. Happy to deal with you again. Kind regards Wolfgang

Wolfgang N Private buyer, Switzerland

James responded to my wanted ad on Gumtree for a decent S2 and was true to his word when he delivered a superb example of a well cared for and genuine car. Whether you are buying or selling you will be rest assured of an honest and well informed sale. Very helpful and informative, great communication throughout sale and afterwards.

Allan F Private buyer, United Kingdom

The car described by James over the phone was proven very accurate when viewed in person making the purchase a pleasure from such a dedicated enthusiast.

Colin B Private buyer, United Kingdom

Recently sold my S2 Type 72 replica to James. Great communications, and excellent service. Funds transferred there and then, with no delay. Great chap to deal with, and highly recommended.

John J Private seller, United Kingdom

James is a genuine and patient seller. We bought a Lotus Elise S1 from him for one of our customer and the car was as described. We look forward to doing more business together in the future.

Gocarz Motor dealer, United Kingdom

I have recently bought an Elise S1 from James, and everything has been very well. The car is as described, the deal has been fair and efficient… and it was even a sunny day ;). James is definitively to be recommended!

Silvan D Private buyer, United Kingdom

I just bought an 2002 Elise S2 from James. I couldn’t be happier! A deal with an honest man who presented good service and the car was delivered all the way from England to Denmark.

Mads L Private buyer, Denmark

I recently sold my Lotus to James. He was on time, a very pleasant and knowledgable chap, the entire deal was vey straight forward, a sellers ideal buyer. A pleasure to deal with. James is an excellent buyer I would recommend him to anyone looking to sell.

Jason T Private seller, United Kingdom

I bought an Elise S1 from James, very cool guy, easy to contact, very helpful, honest. The car is very good, he is very familiar with Lotus and gives good advice. You can trust him completely. If I have to buy a Lotus once again, I’ll come back.

Guillaume R Private buyer, France

Great deal! Was looking to get back into an S1 Elise again and JGMsports got back to me with exactly what I wanted on spec and budget. Pictures and documentation all sent prior to the deal being made as I work abroad to confirm condition of car. It was delivered as promised on schedule to my UK workshop, I couldnt be happier with it and working with JGMsports was easy. Let the racecar build commence!

Carsten S Private buyer, Denmark

Great service, second car bought and traded first car back, couldn’t be happier with the purchase.

David D Private buyer, United Kingdom

Just purchased a high mileage Elise R from James. Delighted with the car which was exactly as described. James supplied me with many photographs of areas of the car and relevant paperwork which reinforced that I was making the right decision over the phone. He met me at the airport and was very helpful and trusting. I would have no hesitation in dealing with him in the future and would certainly recommend him to anyone wanting to purchase from him. Thanks James.

John C Private buyer, United Kingdom

Have always wanted a Series 1 Elise and after looking for over 18 months James came to the rescue. Everything as he said and delighted with the car. Thanks James

Robert S Private buyer, United Kingdom

It was a pleasure to deal with James / JGMsports during the purchase of my Lotus Elise Sport 135R. James delivered the car to my home in Scotland, was punctual and kept me informed. The car was as described and James took the time to talk me through the service history etc… During the process leading up to the delivery of the vehicle, James was happy to send me additional photographs of various areas of the vehicle that allowed me to take the decision to press on and buy the car. So far I am delighted with my Lotus. I would have no hesitation in dealing with James again in the future.

Graham C Private buyer, United Kingdom

I have bought one Elise S1 from James. The transaction was absolute, easy and quick. Many thanks Joe

Joe B Private buyer, Austria

Excellent! A professional and helpful service. You couldn’t ask for a more knowledgeable and fair company. Arranged a viewing, arrived on time and with the right attitude. A pleasure to do business with. Wouldn’t hesitate to use again for a sale or a purchase. Will definitely keep in contact. Thankyou.

Jonathan F Private seller, United Kingdom

I’ve never been one for leaving feedback before in anything. But buying my Lotus from James this weekend has changed this. He was pleasant, genuine and told me everything about the car and kept me up to date. He even delivered the car for me which helped me out greatly. I wouldn’t hesitate in buying another Lotus off him. In fact he would be the first person I contact in finding one for me. And again I must say thank you James.

Ian C Private buyer, United Kingdom

An excellent buying experience; the car was exactly as described with all the information I requested provided promptly and with extra photos as well. Timely, polite and reasonable, would definitely recommend.

James R Private buyer, United Kingdom

Many thanks James, you took all the hassle out of me selling my car. Very easy and straightforward to deal with. Will definitely be recommending to other sellers.

Xavier B Private seller, United Kingdom

I bought the Smart Electric Drive. The car was exactly as described and a straightforward purchase, will deal with again.

Peter E Motor dealer, United Kingdom

I have bought 2 Clio V6’s from James. Found the cars to be exactly as described. Very amiable person, straight forward to deal with. All the cars were delivered to France no problems at all. Highly recommended service.

Carla B Private buyer, France

I have purchased three Elises’s from James at JGMsports and have been very happy with all three elises , very pleasant to deal with and would not hesitate to deal with him again in the future.

Steve D Motor dealer, United Kingdom

I’m happy to say that you’ve been a pleasure to deal with – reasonable, affable, knowledgeable, communicative and punctual.

Russ C Private seller, United Kingdom

Pleasure to do business with. JGMsports has bought three Lotus Elise’s off of me over the years at very reasonable prices. All three transactions were pleasurable and hassle free. Removed the inconvenience associated with selling privately, would definitely use again!

Robert H Private seller, United Kingdom

I purchased a lovely S1 Elise Sport 190 from JGMsports. I found James knowledgeable, honest and helpful. The car was exactly as described and the purchasing experience straightforward. I would happily purchase another car from him.

Steve R Private buyer, United Kingdom

I bought my black Lotus Elise 150bhp+ from JGMsports. James met me at Brussels Airport. The car was excellent so I bought and drove it back home to Austria. It was a perfect deal and if I search for another Lotus I will ask James. Thanks James

Robert Z Private buyer, Austria

I’ve sold two cars to James. Excellent buyer, turns up on time, money transferred without fuss, always polite and a pleasure to deal with.

Paul T Private seller, United Kingdom

Hi James, Thanks for the supply of the Lotus Elise 135r, it really is a great little car. It was nice to do business with someone who is both enthusiastic and accommodating.

Mark C Private buyer, United Kingdom

An excellent customer focused business to deal with. Extremely friendly, very pleasant and helpful. James delivered my Lotus Elise Sport 135 after fitting a performance induction kit and a new alternator. Prior to making the journey additional photographs, service history, repair bills where all sent via email ensuring the car was exactly how described. The car was delivered by James himself, as promised without any issues. Overall the service was very relaxing creating a nice atmosphere with an excellent price to match making it one of the most competitive S2 Lotus Elise’s on the market. I am very pleased and have no hesitation in recommending JGMsports and would definitely purchase another car from James. A great chap who is very knowledgeable and a great help. Many Thanks Deen.

Deen P Private buyer, United Kingdom

I needed to sell my beloved Lotus Elise Sport 160 in a hurry, I have known James for a while, purchased a hardtop and done previous Lotus events and track days with him in the past so he was my first port off call. As mentioned I was looking for a fast sale to invest in my business and one hour later the funds were transferred and the car collected. Great to deal with and a true Lotus enthusiast.

Simon W Private seller, United Kingdom

I recently had dealings with JGMsports in selling my Lotus Elise Sport 135. James was professional and easy to deal with. The deal went through without any trouble. The money was transferred into my bank when James said it would. I would have no reservations in recommending him. Thank you Sue.

Sue N Private seller, United Kingdom

I´ve bought over 15 cars from James. Every time everything was as it should. Great!

Marc Z Motor dealer, Germany

Dealing with James was an absolute pleasure, the transaction couldn’t have been smoother or easier.

Angela A Private seller, United Kingdom

I found a trader like a James and I was lucky, he was recommended by a friend also in Italy. My Lotus Elise is perfect and James is a gentle man and he sells cars only in good order. Thank you again James.

Marco S Private buyer, Italy

It was a pleasure doing business with James. Quick response to my questions, and the Elise Turbo delivery right to my door. I wouldn’t mind buying another car from him. Regards Kenneth.

Kenneth S Private buyer, Denmark

I hope your journey home was a good one. I would just like to thank you for your professionalism and honesty during the purchase of my Elise. From the moment we first spoke to the minute you took the car, the price we agreed over the phone was the price you paid without any attempt to barter once you had seen it. From my experience over the last few days and the dealers I spoke to on the phone you were the only one willing to pay a fair price and not want to mess me about. Many thanks again Darren.

Darren M Private seller, United Kingdom

James was very professional and did not pressure over selling price of my Lotus. He flew to Jersey channel islands where I live on the date we agreed was on time and very organised all done in a matter of half an hour, all very painless would not hesitate to do busy with James again in the future, infact I will!

Simon J Private seller, Jersey / Channel Islands

I sold my Lotus Elise to James. Throughout the transaction he was polite and courteous. Monies were received promptly and car collected exactly when he said it would be. A pleasure to do business with.

Andy D Private seller, United Kingdom

I bought an Elise from James in December 2013, a lotus it’s really great. James is a very good seller he brought my car to Roscoff, France. Thanks again for the sale I will return in the next 2/3 years for a another purchase I think, cordially Karine.

Karine G Private buyer, France

Purchased 4 cars from James all delivered to Italy, Yes no problem! Best seller, best cars, also cheap and nice nice person! Thanks James.

Andreas V Private buyer, Italy

Dealing with JGMsports was easy clear and quick, honest communication, and quick payment, would recommend them to anyone selling their vehicle.

James D Private buyer, United Kingdom

I bought my Lotus Elise from JGMsports in 2011. James brought it to my home to view, which was excellent service and saved a lot of driving around. The car was great, so I bought it on the spot!

Charlotte A Private buyer, United Kingdom

James at JGMsports comes highly recommended. Reasonable pricing, prompt communication, and great patience (answering questions I am sure he has answered a thousand times) made the transaction a pleasure. The car came delivered exactly as described and now will always be the first road-legal Elise S1 in Canada! I couldn’t be happier!

David M Private buyer, Canada

Bought a Peugeot 205 GTI 1.9 off JGMsports and the car is in exceptional condition and being mega rare non sunroof version was exactly what I was looking for. Would highly recommended.

Steve M Private buyer, United Kingdom

I recently sold my Lotus Elise to JGMsports, unlike some other car transactions I have experienced it was pleasantly executed, no fuss and very businesslike. Obviously James was familiar with the Lotus brand and the detailed inspection was undertaken in a professional manner but with a pleasant rapport and the deal finalised relatively quickly. Would certainly recommend JGMsports to any of my car enthusiast friends.

Joseph H Private seller, United Kingdom

Many thanks for being so helpful and professional when I bought my 2 Lotus Elise’s. The entire process was easy and your friendly and courteous approach to everything made the experience most enjoyable. Would certainly recommend JGMsports.co.uk to others looking for genuine cars.

Yann C Motor dealer, France

I have purchased 2 cars from James (November 2010 and June 2012). Both cars delivered to the south of France with no problems. Serious professional seller that gives all the details requested and meets the delivery dates. Hoping to deal with him again soon.

David M Private buyer, France

James bought my car hassle-free in less than 24 hours of first contact for a very fair price. He didn’t even bat an eyelid when the battery died on my drive! I will certainly be contacting him next time I have a car to sell.

Nick W Private seller, United Kingdom