This car was in the 1966 film Grand Prix driven by Denny Hulme.
This car started out as one of the Jim Russell Race School cars. Jim was contacted by Carol Shelby on behalf of MGM and asked to supply 20 mocked up F1 cars. This car was the only Lotus to be used as a Lotus in the film. The rest were made to look like Ferrari's, BRM’s et etc.
One of seven factory made cars Powered by a Lotus Dry Sump Twin Cam this car was originally prepared for the Formula B and Atlantic series.
The car is in fine fettle and includes a new front-end suspension, brake, wish bone setup which has been nickel plated.
Detachable period correct steering wheel fitted
This car has been used for demonstrations runs, sprints and shows.
You will note that the front has a longer style F1 nose cone for use in the film. There is lots of documented information on this car.
MSA Competition Log book included
If you are interested in this one off, once in a lifetime opportunity to buy this car then please call David on the details below to discuss.
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