1966 Lotus Elan

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    6037
  • Lot number 
    133
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Yellow
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual

Description

You can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location. Please contact the member of staff associated with this lot to secure your appointment. The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions will be given when making your appointment. UK-supplied, right-hand drive Elan, beautifully prepared for fast road or historic rally eventsSuitable for Period Navigational Road Rallying, Endurance Rallying and Historic Stage RallyingJust successfully completed the 2020 Monte Carlo Historique performing brilliantlySubstantial history folder including the current V5c and a fresh FIVA 10-year Identity CardProfessionallyprepared (35,000) andcarefully set up.Now ready for its next adventureWell presented, charming little classic Lotus that would be welcome anywhereThis, home market, right-hand drive Elan S3 is classically finished in Lotus Yellow and BRG and has recently been extensively upgraded to reliably compete in historic rally events. Purchased in 2016 from a highly regarded Lotus specialist, and following a 35,000 + spend, this lively Elan and driver successfully completedthis year's(2020) Monte Carlo Rally Historique. The specification includes- JS Motorsport-builtLotus twin-cam engine 152 bhp- Alloy radiator /header tank- Koni and TTR shock absorbers /suspension- Monit trip meter- Sabelt 4-point belts- Minilite centre-lock wheels- Heated windscreen- FIA fire extinguisher- Competition heavy duty clutch- Big bore manifold- Hydraulic handbrake- Uprated prop/driveshaftsAs such, the car is offered rally-proven and dialled-in with fresh 10-year FIVA papers and ready for its next outing, be that one of the Historic Rally Car Registers championships, a 10-day HERO adventure, another trip down to Monaco for the Historique or simply a local car club regularity event. As always with a car used in competition, it's essential to check the currency of any dated safety items and whether they meet the organising club's requirements. Our vendor informs us thatKKD 56Dremains on-the-button and, as a result of the chassis tuning and performance upgrades, performs very well with excellent road manners.The Elan is accompanied by itssubstantial history folder containing the relevant rebuild and preparation invoicesand many documents supporting the car's historyincluding the current V5c. This is a great opportunity to own a versatilelittle sixties sports car that has been professionally preparedfor fast road,historic rallying or just having fun. It's always idealwhenthe previous owner has already invested, where needed, to get acar just right, leaving the new owner with nothing more than routine servicing and desire to pin the throttle wide open a well-sorted Lotus Twin-Cam on full chatis music to any motoring enthusiasts ears.Video of the Lotus Elan Historic Rally Carhttps://youtu.be/uvoILGbXlgUhttps://youtu.be/kSDvhWhw5M0true