1957 Elva MK2

''''Bobtail'''' Sports Racing Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1957
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Alloy
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London

October 29, 2008
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Preview:
October 28 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
October 29 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalog available for £50.00. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.

AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance
Battersea Park
London SW11 4NJ

83bhp, 1,098 cc Coventry Climax inline four-cylinder engine, four-speed manual gearbox, independent front suspension with coil springs, independent rear suspension with De Dion axle and coil springs, four-wheel Alfin hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 85.5" (2,171mm)

Once his military service was complete in 1947, racing enthusiast Frank Nichols purchased a small garage at Westham, England. Having achieved some success, he then moved