1997 Lotus Elise S1

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1997
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    5CC111YN1VHA10572
  • Lot number 
    229
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White / Green
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Originally built by Kelsport for the 2001 Autobytel Lotus Motorsport Elise ChampionshipProfessionallyprepared and smartly finished in Monaco White andLotus Racing Green220bhpK-Series built by Damico (twohours use since full rebuild). Emerald M3DK ECUPG1 gearbox/Quaife internals rebuilt by John Danby Racing in 2018.Quaife LSD'Multimatic' suspension refresh in 2017.Lotus Racing AP 4-pot front and2-pot rear calipersO.Z split-rims andspare set.6-point roll cage, carbon race seat and a 6-point harnessA competitive race car suitable for a variety of championships or track days(not road-legal)This smart Lotus EliseS1 Race Car was originally built in 2000 by Kelsport to compete in the Autobytel Lotus Motorsport Elise Championship in 2001.Itwas raced between 2001 and 2007 in the Autobytel Lotus Motorsport Championship, 750 Motor Club Roadsport series and the LMA Euro Saloon Championship, later competingin the 2015 750 Motor Club Cartek Road Sports Endurance Series. In 2016 and 2017 it was prepared for theClassic & Sports Car Club New Millennium Series achieving a class win in 2016 and the following year won the series with6 class wins. The Elisewas more lightly used in 2018 with just two outings in theMSVR Trackday Championship.The car features Lotus Motorsport Exige bodyworkand rear wing and an offset driver's seat to improve weight distribution.The specification includes a 220bhpKseries engine built by Damico (2 hours use since full rebuild), PG1 gearbox with Quaife internals rebuilt by John Danby Racing in 2018, Quaife LSD, Multimatic suspension refresh in 2017, Lotus Racing AP 4-pot front calipers and Lotus 2-pot rears, OZ split-rim wheels + a spare set, Emerald M3DK ECU, Lotus Motorsport steering arms and gear linkage, rearview camera, 6-point roll cage, carbon race seat and 6-point harness.The Eliseappears professionally prepared and certainly presents well in Monaco White with a Lotus Racing Green stripe, spoilers and skirts, black wheel centres and a carbon rear wing. Itappears to be ready to race, however, we would advise interested parties to check the currency of any 'lifed'safety items (extinguisher, seats, belts etc).Please note that the car is not road registered or legal for road use.With its purposeful Lotus Motorsport Exige bodywork, this little Series 1 Elise racer really looks the part and, being eligible for a number of different championships, could offer an ideal entry into competitive motorsport.