1970 Lotus Elan

Drophead Coupe

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1970
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Yellow
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: WCV 790J Chassis Number: 0178G
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, it produced 105bhp at 5,500rpm and, via a close ratio gearbox, powered the diminutive Elan to 112mph and 0-60mph in 9 seconds.
With only four former owners, two of which were husband and wife, this classic British sports car was manufactured on 21st September 1970 and is d