Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1969
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £13,000 - £15,000
Registration Number: WCV 790J
Chassis Number: 0178G
Immediately successful when launched at the 1962 London Motor Show, the Elan is as popular now as it was then. The rigid backbone chassis was so good that it has formed the design basis of many Lotus models since. Independent suspension under a light and outstandingly pretty GRP body ensured nimble handling with racing car feel and responses, while soft springing also provided an excellent ride - a combination allowing the Elan numerous track successes in little-modified form. At its heart was a four cylinder twin-cam unit of 1,558cc with twin Weber 40DCE carburettors, which produced 105bhp at 5,500rpm and, via a close ratio gearbox, powered the diminutive Elan to 112mph and 0-60mph in 9 seconds.
This classic British sports car was first registered on the 23rd May 1969 and is described by the ven