Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1968
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dark Silver Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 10 April 2010
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 457728
This immaculate Lotus Elan has covered just 10,000 km approx since it underwent a total, no expense spared restoration project. During this time, the engine was rebuilt, bored and tuned to 1760cc with a compression ratio of 10.2 : 1, the car received a racing crankshaft, sport pistons, a powermax Hepolithe Lotus big valve cylinder head and 45 DCOE Weber carburetors. Sprint camshafts, an alloy radiator, an electric water pump, special exhaust manifold, lightened flywheel and aluminium front brakes were also fitted to further enhance its specification, making this a particularly quick Elan.
Koni shock absorbers and a stiffened and poly coated chassis enable the car’s perfect roadholding to match its performance. Trimmed in leather and finished in a shade of dark silver grey with a mohair hood, this is not