1960 Lotus 18

Formula Junior

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1960
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green/Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy
Saturday 24th October 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
The car on sale is a well known original car with its original chassis plate. The car is fitted with drum brakes as per the original specification which allows entry to the prestigious Lurani FIA Historic Championship. Equipped with a race prepared Ford 105E engine, this car was raced in Italy for years by a member of the Historic Scuderia Madunina, a Milano based racing club who in days past claimed Juan Manuel Fangio as a member.
The car has been fitted with a period built Valerio Colloti based VW transaxle which offers a real improvement on the Renault box that appeared on the first cars. A comprehensive history file with photographs, invoices and an older FIA form comes with the car. For those that have a passion for Colin Chapman designs, this entry level Formula Junior will give the new owner a racer with winning potential as well as a ticket to participa