1975 For sale Lotus Elite RHD 5 speed manual For Sale
Originally restored by Mike Taylor of Lotusbits. I have owned the car for almost 10 years and not used it much in that time, never used when it is wet. I have progressively tidied up a number of elements including rebuild suspension and brakes, new front discs and skimmed rear brake drums. The chassis is solid and the car drives well.
All the electrics work with the exception of the clock. The interior is in good condition with reupholstered leather and door cards.
The car is registered as tax and mot exempt.
Major rebuild by Mike Taylor, including many expensive elements
Engine serviced, including new cam belt
overhauled brakes, new front discs, skimmed rear drums
5 speed transmission
electrics all working, inc electric windows
MOT free, Tax free, fully registered as such (exempt)
Not so positive:
The paint is good, but there are some imperfections
No stereo fitted
The heater blower works, but the heater control is a mystery to me!
The clock is not working
One of the fuel filler caps is locked closed, the tanks fills from both sides
The headlights stay down while the engine is running, but only hold down for 5 mins or so after the engine is switched off
1975 Lotus Elite 502 16V LHD, Danish registration car, Few owners, Only 120.000 km, Manual, Electric Windows, Alloy Wheels. Very nice condition car both interior and exterior. Just a small tear in the rear seat. Engine runs smooth, transmission works perfectly. Must see and try!
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After storage for over 40 years, restoration with only 2 000 miles since included: New wiring loom, stainless exhausts, front bumpers, new starter .....
Launched at the 1957 Earls Court Motor Show, the Lotus Elite featured a highly innovative fibreglass monocoque construction and remarkable aerodynamics. Once in production the car was immediately popular with enthusiasts, due to its excellent performance and roadholding.
The SE was introduced in .....
Chassis no. 1427, a series two Elite, was delivered on September 23rd 1960 as a road car to David Buxton, team principle of Team Elite – the successful multiple Le Mans class winning team.
Following its years as a road car it was totally rebuilt to by Simon Hadfield for himself and his father to .....
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1976 LOTUS Elite
1st inscription: 18/06/1976
Counter read: 93580 km
Cylinder capacity: 2000
Number of cylinders: 4
Fuel : gasoline
number of keys: 1
Body color: black
Interior trim: leather color beige
Available documents: Belgian registration, .....
Lotus Elite for spares or restoration, complete body shell with bumpers, doors, some exterior trim, window glass, dashboard, steering wheel,some interior trim, front and rear suspension, diff, drive shafts, prop shaft, steering rack, anti-roll bar etc, etc, as pictured. There is a data plate on the .....