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1971 LOTUS ELAN ''CHRISTOPHER NEIL'' SPRINT D.H.C STUNNING!! SOLD

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  • £21,995 Offers invited
  • 1971
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Lotus
Model Elan
  LOTUS ELAN SPRINT D.H.C
Year 1971
Country UK
Region Lancashire
Status Trade
Ref C1244706
*** SOLD TO STEVE & HEATHER A LOVELY COUPLE FROM YORKSHIRE IN JUST 4 HOURS OF BEING ADVERTISED!!!! ***


HERE WE HAVE FOR SALE A 1971 LOTUS ELAN ''CHRISTOPHER NEIL SPRINT'' FINISHED IN CLASSIC TEAM LOTUS COLOURS (STUNNING COLOUR COMBINATION!!)


THIS ELAN LEFT THE FACTORY IN 1971 AS A +2 ELAN AND WAS CONVERTED USING THE CHRISTOPHER NEIL CONVERSION KIT IN THE MID 1990'S TO ''ELAN SPRINT SPECIFICATION'' KNOWN AS THE ''CN SPRINT'' AND WAS BUILT WITH A NEW BODY SHELL/CHASSIS AND BUILT TO EXACTING ELAN SPRINT SPECIFICATION AND AS THE PICTURES SHOW YOU CANNOT TELL!!


THIS ELAN REALLY IS A VERY SPECIAL EXAMPLE AND WAS HAND BUILT TO BE AN EXACT ''ELAN SPRINT'' AND REALLY IS A BEAUTIFULL EXAMPLE THAT REALLY NEEDS TO BE SEEN TO BE FULLY APPRECIATED!!!


THE ELAN WAS REPAINTED BY WELL KNOWN ''SMS AUTOSPRAY'' IN 1996 AND STILL REMAINS IN LOVELY CONDITION AND THE ENGINE WORK WAS COMPLETED BY QED INCLUDING A NEW CYLINDER HEAD,BLOCK REBUILD,FLYWHEEL,CLUTCH,WATER PUMP & TIMING CHAIN IN TOTAL OVER 25 YEARS AGO THIS WORK COST IN EXCESS OF £10,000 JUST FOR THE REPAINT AND ENGINE REBUILD WHICH CONFIRMS MONEY WAS NO OBJECT!!!


THIS ELAN OFFERS FANTASTIC VALUE FOR MONEY AT £21,995 AND BASICALLY IS AN ELAN SPRINT FOR HALF THE PRICE AS SIMILAR CARS ARE £45,000++


THIS ELAN HAS BEEN LOVED AND CHERISED BY THE CURRENT GENTLEMAN FOR 14+ YEARS AND WAS PURCHASED FROM PAUL MATTY SPORTS CARS AS A RETIREMENT PRESENT AND IN THAT TIME HAS BEEN GARAGED AND POLISHED MORE THAN ACTUALLY BEING USED (APPROX 500 MILES COVERED IN THE LAST 14+ YEARS!!) AND HAS BEEN MAINTAINED REGARDLESS OF COST AS AND WHEN REQUIRED AND MORE RECENTLY IN THE LAST 100 MILES HAS HAD THE FOLLOWING WORK COMPLETED:

1. OIL & FILTER & GEARBOX OIL CHANGE

2. NEW STAINLESS STEEL SINGLE ELAN SPRINT EXHAUST SYSTEM

3. ALDON ELECTRIC IGNITION

4. SET TIMING & BALANCE CARBS

5. 4X BRAKE CALIPERS REFURBISHED

6. NEW ROTOFLEX COUPLINGS

7. FRONT WISHBONE BUSHES REPLACED

8. REPLACE IGNITION SWITCH

9. REPLACE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER


THE EXTERIOR OF THE ELAN IS IN LOVELY CONDITION AS CAN BE SEEN FROM THE PICTURES AND PRESENTS VERY WELL INDEED WITH EXCELLENT PANEL FITMENT (A COUPLE OF TINY STONE CHIPS AND SMALL INDENTATION TO THE BONNET WHICH IS NOTING MAJOR) AND CREATES A MASSIVE AMOUNT OF ATTENTION AND IN OUR OPINION THE PICTURES DO NOT DO THE CAR JUSTICE!!


THE INTERIOR OF THIS ELAN IS AGAIN IN VERY GOOD CONDITION (SLIGHT MARK TO P/S SEAT)


THIS ELAN STARTS FIRST TURN OF THE KEY AND SOUNDS SUPERB WITH EXCELLENT OIL PRESSURE AND IS A PLEASURE TO DRIVE AND CREATES A VAST AMOUNT OF ATTENTION


THIS REALLY IS A STUNNING AFFORDABLE ELAN IN SPRINT SPECIFICATION AND WOULD COST IN EXCESS OF £45000+ TO BUILD OR TO FULLY RESTORE AN ELAN TO THIS STANDARD HENCE OFFERS FANTASTIC VALUE FOR MONEY!!!


THIS ELAN REALLY NEEDS TO BE SEEN TO BE FULLY APPRECIATED AND IS WITHOUT DOUBT THE BEST VALUE FOR MONEY ELANS OFFERED FOR SALE AND AS SUCH WE EXPECT IT TO BE SNAPPED UP!!!


THIS CAR COMES COMPLETE WITH ITS V5 DOCUMENT,2 SETS OF KEYS AND LARGE HISTORY FILE OF INVOICES AND PREVIOUS MOT CERTIFICATES


PRICED TO SELL AT £21,995 (PLEASE REMEMBER AN ELAN SPRINT WOULD BE £45,000 IN THIS CONDITION)


** DAVID BRADLEY CLASSIC & SPORTS CARS IS A WELL KNOWN & RESPECTED FAMILY RUN BUSINESS SPECIALISING IN CLASSIC & SPORTS CARS THROUGHOUT EUROPE WITH OVER 60 YEARS EXPERIENCE WE HAVE A KEEN PASSION FOR FINDING AND SUPPLYING RARE,UNUSUAL & ORIGINAL EXAMPLES OF ICONIC VEHICLES IN EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION **


DELIVERY CAN BE ARRANGED ANYWHERE IN THE U.K AT A COST OF APPROX £1.30 PER RETURN MILE UPON CLEARED FUNDS BEING RECIEVED


PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO CONTACT US ON THE PHONE NUMBERS ABOVE


RGDS


DAVID & JAMES



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