Popularised by the TV show “The Avengers”, the Elan combined sporty handling, a nimble body, and a 1.5L Ford-sourced engine, modified by Harry Mundy to DOHC form. Following Colin Chapman’s “minimum weight” philosophy, it soon proved popular for its arresting looks and balanced steering.
This example .....
Now MOT exempt and reduced price
After 16 years of build and lots of development, I have decided to sell my Lotus Elan.
Rebuilt on a brand new Lotus galvanised chassis, rebuilt from scratch, by this I mean:
Axminster panels Fuel injection alloy fuel tank
All bushes replaced with polybush
Most wanted Elan Sprint in "Gold Leaf " coloring. Subject of an intensive restoration of chassis, body and engine, recently finished.
- overhauled engine and big valve cilinderhead (all parts)
- new clutch and plate
- 5-speed Ford MT 75 gearbox
- new complete exhaust system in stainless steel
We are delighted to offer for sale this beautiful Elan Sprint finished in Lotus yellow over white. She has a new Spider chassis and has had thousands of pounds spent. She is now being re commissioned and serviced in our Maldon workshop.
THIS OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE WAS SUBJECT OF A TOTAL REBUILD TO THE HIGHEST STANDARD SOME YEARS AGO AND STILL LOOKS AND RUNS GREAT. PLEASE CALL KENNY TO ARRANGE A VIEWING., Black Vinyl interior, 2 seats, Solid Gold Leaf Colours, £44,985, This is an imported vehicle
Restored from A to Z.
Full documentation with all photos and invoices
The car was original coupé now convertible
With te last owner since 1980
Please contact us for any information
(Nederlands, English, Francais, Deutsch)
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Border Reivers are delighted to be offering this beautiful Lotus Elan Sprint from 1973 with a genuine 33,000 miles from new. The Sprint was the final version of Colin Chapman’s fabled Elan, Sold between 1971 to 1973, following the Series 1, 2, 3 and 4. Essentially, the sprint was an uprated S4, fitted .....
1973 Lotus Elan Sprint
One of the last 50 cars built and finished in the rare mono colour of regency red. This car has been featured in the Lotus Elan book by Robinshaw and Ross. Finished with gold bumpers and wheels, and black interior this car drives very well.
Still in fantastically original .....
This lovely original Lotus Elan Sprint is available for a negotiated sale for a price of around £34,995 which is in the middle of our estimate range.
Visit TradeClassics.com to see the full details of the car including videos of it running and over 300 images.
This is a genuine .....
This is a complete component car with no ID or V5/Chassis plate. It is NOT a stolen or recovered car, was built up in 1990 from factory parts including an original Type 45 body shell and then built up onto a Lotus galvanised chassis. Engine has been built to big valve specification on Dellortos.*******SOLD*****SOLD***SOLD****
A Lotus Elan Sprint specification, from June 1971 with, remarkably, just two owners from new. Finished in rare monotone Lotus Yellow.
Originally supplied to a GP and his brother, who together kept the vehicle for the first twenty six years until passing it to its’ current owner, a family acquaintance .....
Lotus Elan Sprint DHC, 1973. Stunning in Red/White Gold-Leaf Team Lotus colours. Impeccably repainted a number of years ago. Lotus galvanised chassis and rebuilt engine which performs exceptional well. This is one I have personally driven over the last 3 years and it has been an exceptional experience. .....
The Lotus Elan was Britain’s preeminent 1960’s sports car. The genius that was Colin Chapman, aided by a talented small team of designers, notably Ron Hickman, had conceived the Elan in 1962 as a replacement for the Elite. The imaginatively designed backbone chassis, brilliant suspension and sparkling .....
Lotus Elan Sprint Genuine Factory DHC/LHD 1971 Yellow over White, 2 Owners, genuine low mileage, original factory big valve engine, gearbox, body shell/doors/bonnet, chassis, running gear etc. Recent £8000 body refresh, i.e. de-crazing repaint, overhauled front and rear suspension. Very original with .....
This very original Lotus Elan Sprint SE FHC was first registered on the 22nd November 1972 and has covered just 78,000 miles from new and still retains its original Lagoon Blue colour scheme, original interior trim, original yet fully rebuilt engine and original chassis. YNE 124L even retains its original .....
Lotus Elan Sprint DHC, 1972. Fabulous in iconic Team Lotus Gold-Leaf colours. Fully resprayed in 2017 to a superb standard with original refurbished wheels and new tyres just fitted. Original Colin Chapman signature steering wheel. Galvanised Lotus chassis. Last owner 14 years. Original and rare .....
This Elan was manufactured at Lotus Cars in the late autumn 1970. It was exported to Sweden in November 1976. The current owner bought it on March 29, 1978.
In 1985/86 the car was converted from RHD to LHD; and a dual-circuit brake system and an alternator were installed.
In 2005 a major “nut and .....
Lotus Elan S4 Sprint 1971 FHC in original Gold Leaf colours.
* Genuine Factory Big Valve Sprint FHC - Letter from Lotus to confirm
* Supplied New to Bell & Colvill
* History/Log from 1971 to date
* Current MOT
* Interior and Dash excellent and all running gear
* Drives very well
Lotus Elan Sprint for sale in one of our favourite colours Pistachio over white. This example would grace any collection. It had the whole car re-built in April 2014 by ourselves. A stunning example ready for summer events. Please call Paul or Kate on 01527 835 656, or email [email protected] .....