Hi for sale I have this Mk2 Lotus Cortina series 1 project. Selling this project on behalf of a gentleman who has now become a good friend of mine. The story goes he acquired this car approx. 4 years ago, he searched high and low for the number of Lotus Outlaws to restore this car, but could not obtain .....
1965 Appendix K Ford Lotus Cortina
Left Hand Drive
Ridgeway Racing Engine(178bhp) , twin 45 Webers
Close rattio gearbox with alloy bellhousing
Last raced in 2015 HSCC Historic Touring Car Championship
a beautiful example of the mk2 , a car which i have owned for 25 years , this car is known to the lotus cortina register, being inspected by them, a genuine car with the correct period lotus twin cam engine , gearbox and bodyshell .
the car was extensively .....
Recently imported from sunny Portugal; totally original and amazingly rust-free; LHD; ideal basis for Lotus Cortina build or historic race car.
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Estimate £4,000 - £6,000
An Original Lotus Cortina finished in Old English White with Green Stripe, fully rebuilt and ready to race by Foscombe Racing.
Originally delivered in 1963 this early A frame Cortina has been built into an FIA specification pre '66 touring car, has been raced with great sucess by the current owner, .....
1965 Lotus Cortina Mk 1. 1965. Full race spec, 180 bhp.
ready to race. Has competed successfully in Classic saloon Touring Car Events.
This vehicle was the car which the Scalectric model was based on.
Three sets of wheels. Spare engine and gearbox (unmodified), many body panels. also high ratio differential.
1965 Ford Lotus Cortina MK1.
The car finished the Copenhagen GP Pro/Am race with an good result as number 8 out of 17 cars, but would have finished even better, but 8th due to overheated brakes !
Best lap time just 1,6 sec after the winner Tom Kristensen !
The car did belong to Le Mans winner .....
USA import very solid all original panels unrestored . Still got its original body tag build number which is rare to see .Rebuilt engine carbs new clutch new L2 cams
Les than 1000 miles on. new tyres . Easy restoration. chassis and floors are great . Good seats . Most of the brown you see is wax .....
Lotus Cortina Consul less engine/gearbox/diff
Disc brakes all round, fibreglass bodywork, fully adjustable suspension, Safety Devices roll cage
Do have 1498cc twin cam engine available, along with gearbox and diff options
Original framed double sized A3 advert for the Ford Cortina Lotus from May 1967. 52 years old in excellent condition.
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100% original, never copies or reproductions. Reverse side shows original article/advertisement.
Professionally extracted from publication .....
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