Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1970
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Blue
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK

Saturday 10th January 2009

Apart from the Lotus Cortina, Lotus cars had been mainly concerned with two seater sports cars. The Elan +2 represented a more mature, family orientated version of the Elan and a definite move up-market. The idea was to squeeze in an extra passenger or extra luggage. A new steel backbone chassis was developed along similar lines to the Elan but was slightly larger. Braking was by Elan-type disc, but for the first time for a Lotus a brake servo was fitted. For power Lotus stuck with the twin cam engine in 118 bhp form with twin Weber carburettors. Top speed was in excess over 120mph and 0-60 dash was reached in 8 seconds. Typical to Lotus cars, the handling was amazing with the wider track making it easy to hustle along twisty B-roads. Another significan