Chassis number 1054.
Of the very first Elites to have been imported on US soil.
Very well known by the Club Elite North America.
Very well documented, coming with a very significant history file.
All owners are known and identified, crystal-clear history since day 1 (you'll find the all list on our website).
Imported in the US by famous Lotus importer, enthusiast and racing driver Jay Chamberlain.
Extensively raced in period by first owner Al Brizard (SCCA NORCAL).
Period racing results are all known (you'll find the all list on our website).
Serviced and race-prepped at some point at Pete Lovely's by Butch Dennison.
Entered twice at Monterey Historic Races (Laguna Seca) in 2002 and 2003.
Purchased by its last owner in 2016 and the imported to France (its first return to Europe since 1959).
Current specification : FWE Coventry Climax 1216cc, twin Weber 40 carbs, BMC close-ratio 4 speeds gearbox (just rebuilt), original fiberglass body, front and rear disk brakes... (you'll find the all list on our website).
Original engine ("matching numbers").
Brand new 2020 FIA HTP coming with the car (E).
Excellent condition throughout.
Very significant eligibility in historic racing.
Probably one of the best Elites currently available on the market worldwide.
AVAILABLE & VISIBLE AT OUR SHOWROOM, BASED JUST NEXT TO LYON (FRANCE).
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