LOTUS - 1971 Lotus Elan Coupe
AUTOGRAPHED REAR BOOT LID
The Lotus 1,600 cc Twin -Cam Engine with power of 115 bhp at 6000 RPM is the heart of this superb handling car.
Couple this power-plant with a revolutionary steel backbone chassis and 4 wheel independent suspension layout. At 1,600 lbs the Lotus Elan is a recipe for an Iconic Sports Car from the 60's.
120 mph top speed, 0-60 in 6.8 seconds and a range of 351 miles on one tank of fuel! A benchmark Automakers are still trying to hit.
Our car is an excellent older well preserved restoration. The body shell is solid with minimal flaws.
The Paintwork on this Car is very presentable in the correct Lotus Red.
Options include the Lotus Sports Steering wheel,
Cam Covers, Close ratio-rebuilt gearbox, 3.55 Differential, Chrome Sill Embellishers and Chrome Wheel Trim and center nuts.
The history file includes paperwork going back many years.
The Engine Rebuild was completed when the car was restored and performs without flaw. The car comes to life from cold and warms up quickly. No stumbling. The car pulls from idle and continues to perform through the RPM range.
The oil pressure is spot on and the engine produces power without effort. The engine idles smoothly, Cooling is perfect, the operation of both Clutch and Brakes feels on par with modern machinery.
The Gearbox is smooth as silk. The steering is light and fabulously responsive.
The car sits on new period correct Tires.
The car retains the correct Interior Mirror. The factory interior shows like new. The original dash does show signs of age and cracking but it is very presentable as is.
This beautiful Elan is offered for Sale fully serviced and inspected.
Lotus Elan's have become very collectable with the limited production cars like the coupe being especially sought after.
Elan handling has been the benchmark by which other cars are judged, to drive this wonderful agile small sports car, it becomes immediately obvious as to why.
We welcome your enquiry and look forward to discussing this rare Lotus with you.
We love the patina of this car. Its an honest example.
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