RResources: Miscellaneous extra images and clippings.
Lotus 79 in 'purest' form, at its launch. Notice the greater rake on
the main bodywork and the extension through to the rear wing:
'naked' Lotus 79 without its outer skin, being wheeled out:
of the difference between the 78 and the 79, with comments from The
Encyclopaedia of Supercars:
There have been a variety of die-cast models produced of the Lotus 78,
79 and 80. Here's a selection, in that order: