I installed a roll bar in the Elan to participate in Time Trials and local Autocrosses. The bar bolts in to existing frame mounts except for 4 holes that must be drilled through the frame. The frame is accessed by cutting a rectangular hole in the body under the plastic deck behind the seats. The bar doesn't interfere with the the soft top and does stiffen the car a little. The bar was purchased fromAuto Europe 677 South Eton Street Birmingham, MI 48009 248-645-6300
I had the bar painted a graphite gray very close to the interior color. After installing the bar I got padding from a local speed shop. Since I have a aftermarket seat installed the bar comes very close to my head and the padding is a must. Below is a picture of the roll bar before it was painted. I'll have some pictures of it installed soon.