The first Elite or Lotus Type 14 was an ultra-light two-seater coupé, produced from 1958 to 1963 and making its debut at the 1957 London Motor Car Show. It was chassis number 1008 and, having spent a year in development, aided by 'carefully selected racing customers', it went on sale. The Elite's most distinctive feature was its highly innovative fiberglass monocoque construction; the Elite also used this glass-reinforced plastic material for the entire load-bearing structure of the car though the front of the monocoque incorporated a steel sub-frame supporting the engine and front suspension. The resultant body was both lighter and stiffer and provided better driver protection in the event of any mishap. It had independent suspension all round with transverse wishbones at the front and Chapman struts at the rear whilst advanced aerodynamics also made a contribution giving the car a very low drag coefficient of 0.29 - quite low even for modern cars. When production ceased in 1963 a mere 1,030 units had been manufactured. This handsome Lotus has been owned by the current vendor for the last 26 years and he has cherished owning this rare classic Elite Mk.14. The yellow paintwork is s
Upon its launch in 1967, the Lotus Elan +2 fitted very snugly between British sports car manufacturers such as Marcos, TVR and major manufacturers such as Triumph and MG. The Elan +2 was a development and evolution from the original Elan of 1962 and saw a totally new closed coupé body designed to accommodate a couple of children or useful storage for shopping. The two Elans; the original still being produced alongside the +2, had many interchangeable parts except for the body; this was a benefit to the +2 as the mechanical parts had proven very reliable. The Lotus Elan +2, as with the original, was also sold in kit form but to get away from the heritage of kit cars, Lotus introduced an improved Elan a year later which was only available to buy factory built. The improvements were a more luxurious interior and fog lamps fitted under the front bumpers, designated the Lotus Elan +2S. The next major change was in 1971 when a big valve engine was offered resulting in the Lotus Elan +2 130S with another option of a very attractive metal-flake roof paintwork. This is probably the best race prepared Lotus Elan on the market. Literally tens of thousands of pounds have been spent with specia
Additional Details: Lotus Evora 400 +2 Auto (400hp) finished in Metallic White with Black Alcantara Trim Upgrade with Contrast Silver Stitching throughout Interior Including Door Cards, Upper Centre Console, Fascia and Binnacle Top, Leather and Alcantara Trimmed Sparco Lightweight Seats, Leather Gear Lever and Handbrake Gaiter, Steering Wheel Trimmed in Black Leather and Black Alcantara with Silver Stitching with Red Alcantara Position Stripe. Plus, Gloss Black V Spoke Cast Wheels with Red Brake Calipers, Cruise Control, 6 Speed Automatic Transmission, Drive, Sport and Race Modes, Two Piece High Performance Brake Discs, Heated and Powerfold Door Mirrors, Heated Driver and Passenger Sparco Seats, Air Conditioning, Satellite Navigation with Bluetooth, Telephone Connectivity, Reversing Camera and Reversing Sensors. Includes 3,000 Silverstone Discount RRP 79,000
Additional Details: Lotus Exige S LF1 Limited Edition (345hp)Finished in Motorsport Black with Red and Gold Tri-Stripes, Painted Red Detailing to the Rear Wing, Front Splitter and Mirror Plinths, Sport Seats in Ebony Black Leather, Black Technical Fabric Inserts with Gold Contrast Stitching and Piping. Gold Embroidered Lotus Roundel to Headrest and Lotus F1 Team Logo to Seat Back, Fully Loaded with All Options Including Race Pack with 4 Mode Lotus DPM System Including Launch Control, Exhaust Bypass Valve Override Switch and Optimised Suspension. Convenience Pack with Cruise Control, Trinket Tray Divider, USB Connection and Cup Holder, Plus AP-Racing Four-Piston Red Calipers with Upgraded Two-Piece Ventilated Cross Drilled Cast-Iron High Performance Brake Discs, Bespoke Carbon Fibre Engine Plate, Exclusive Black and Gold Nose Badge and Wheel Centres, Air Conditioning, Rear Parking Sensors, Heated Seats, V-Type 5 Spoke Gold Cast Wheels 17/18, Motorsport Front Tow Eye. Limited Edition Build Plate for WIN NUMBER 35 of 81 – Graham Hill at Monte Carlo (Monaco GP) in May 1969, Type 49 (Graham’s last race win for Lotus & in F1). Includes the Lotus333 Free Servicing Package
Additional Details: Lotus Elise 111R (189hp) finished in Starlight Black with Touring Pack – Full Red Leather Interior, Sound Insulation, Electric Windows and Driving Lights. Plus – Lotus Sports Exhaust, 8 Spoke Lightweight Wheels in Hi-Power Silver
Additional Details: Lotus Elise 20th Anniversary Special Edition (220hp) finished in Classic Yellow with Black Leather Sports Seats with Colour-Coded Seat Hoops and Stitching, Body Coloured Lighter Weight Interior Centre Console, Matt Black Wing Mirrors, Roll Hoop Cover and Rear Transom, Black Pack which gives you Matt Black Forged Wheels and Rear Diffuser. Plus CD/Radio, USB Connection and Air Conditioning.
We are delighted to offer this iconic sports car, finished in Silver Grey mettallic with Anthracite cloth upholstery. This car has been owned by one of our local clients and has service history and will be sold with a new MOT. This is a road going race car, extremely quick, stunning handling and huge fun to drive. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information or to arrange a veiwing with our sales team, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01732 883113
Positioned neatly beneath the sizeable intercooler is Toyota's 1796cc VVTL-i (variable valve timing and lift - intelligent) engine. The supercharged powerplant produces close to 260hp and rockets the Exige to 60mph in four seconds flat.
(SOLD) This lotus features wire wheels, Pirelli tires, Coventry climax engine, dual exhaust, and is a right hand drive. It has had a recent service completed and is a beautiful example; a very rare and collectable vehicle.
A VERY RARE LEFT HAND DRIVE EXAMPLE Brand Lotus Type Elite Color White/Green Interior Tan Year of build 1960 Price € 97.500,- 1960 LOTUS Type 14 ELITE Series I LEFT HAND DRIVE Colin Chapman’s legendary lightweight GT Left hand drive version Very rare with the twin carb. Coventry Climax Engine Exhilarating and cleverly engineered sports car The lines of the car are soft and delicate, with no superfluous curves The Lotus Elite made its debut at the 1957 London Motor Car Show, Earls Court. The Elite was not a normal car which was produced and put on the market. Mr. Collin Chapman wanted to have a perfect car and before going on sale the Elite had spent a year in development, aided by carefully selected racing drivers. With the Lotus 14 of 1959 – better known as the Elite – Colin Chapman demonstrated that his skills as a racing car designer and constructor could just as easily be applied to production road cars. Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman, a brilliant engineer obsessed with lightweight construction, built racing cars that were virtually unbeatable by competitors. Like Enzo Ferrari, road cars were a means to an end that would enable him to produce revenue with which to go racing. At th
Stratton Motor Company is pleased to offer this stunning Lotus Exige S V6 in Solar Yellow. It has had 1 owner since new and has covered only 6200 miles. Fully serviced by main dealers Solar Yellow Metallic Paint Premium Sport Pack with yellow stitching Race Pack Air Conditioning Rear Parking Sensors Red Brake Callipers Black Wheels and Black rear badges Tracker Was bought on the 333 promotion so it also has its next service free of charge. This car is a testament to Lotus and the boys and girls who made it. Drives like a dream. To book a viewing please call James Betts on 01508 530491
Lotus Elan S2 Turbo Limited Edition No. 037, 1994 with Air-Conditioning. 3 owners from new and two owners for 14 years. A truly outstanding example in the iconic and most popular Elan colour of Norfolk Mustard with contrasting half cloth raven interior. Very rare to be supplied with factory fitted air-conditioning. Comes with a wealth of documented service history and Certificate of Provenance from Lotus Cars Limited. The paintwork is in spectacular condition, including in the engine bay area. The hood is “as new” and unmarked. We have just had all four wheels refurbished. Sony CD stereo system with all manuals. Fitted with AA Tracker. Continuous service history from new, having been maintained by Paul Matty Sportscars, Graypaul, Nick Whale Sports Cars and Ryland in the early years. Just 59k miles. This is a truly superb example and will be freshly serviced with a full MOT. We have not seen a better example of an S2 for many years.
Lotus Elan+2S130/5, 1973. Fantastic example in original Cirrus White as confirmed by the Lotus archivist and rare not to have the silver roof when new. This is matching number car with a Certificate of Provenance confirming that the original engine was fitted at the factory. This is one of the best 5 Speed big valve Plus Twos we have ever driven. The gearbox is particularly sweet with a lovely smooth and precise action. The engine is very willing indeed and delivers the power smoothly from low down in the rev range. This example comes with the benefit of a galvanised Lotus chassis with pin-point handling and masses of service history. The 80k miles on the odometer are backed up by MOT certificates going back to 1980 and the mileage latterly has only been a few hundred a year. Lovely chrome and nicely patinated paintwork which is in super condition. The car has many original features and the trim is in particularly fine condition commensurate with the relatively low mileage. Superb engine bay. Road tax fee exempt. Comes fully serviced and a 12 months MOT.
Lotus Elan S4/SE DHC, 1970. Last two owners for 30 years! During tenure of the previous owner the Elan has had a replacement galvanised Lotus chassis and a fully rebuilt engine by the well-known Miles Wilkins of Fibreglass Services. Miles has written the book on rebuilding the iconic Lotus Twin-Cam engine. Bills for over £12,000 from Fibreglass services for the full chassis and engine rebuild etc. etc.. Lots of MOT certificates going back to 1983 and they seem to point out that the Elan has done about 48,000 in total. The Elan was resprayed two years ago in original Lotus Yellow and has a stunning glass-like finish. The car drives extremely well with a good strong engine and excellent chassis. Fully serviced and MOT’d.
Lotus Esprit Turbo HC, 1987. Stunning example in original Calypso Red with full Magnolia leather interior. Factory glass targa sunroof and air-conditioning. Comes with letter and Certificate of Provenance confirming the authenticity of the car and it’s original form. This is one of the best Giugiaro wedge-shape Esprits you will ever drive. The engine power is so smooth and the steering and brakes beautifully balanced. Classic aroma of leather as you enter the cabin and you are surrounded by the instrument binnacle and the easy to use controls. The HC’s are becoming rare to see on the market, as they are being kept in view of their rarity and for the driving experience. Not forgetting the looks! Supplied by the London Lotus Centre on 26th September, 1987 and serviced by them on 8 occasions. Bell & Colvill longest established Main Agents have also serviced the Esprit on 5 occasions. C Service performed 2,000 miles ago, which included a new cam-belt. All the stamps appear in the original Owner’s Handbook. Extensive history file of invoices and old MOT certificates going back to 1990 when the car was 3 years old and due for it’s first test. A fantastic example with much detailing of th
** TOTALLY UNRECORDED - HPI CLEAR **;;2003 03;;LOTUS ELISE S;;ONE OWNER;;ONLY 26,900 MILES;;FULL LOTUS SERVICE HISTORY X 13 SERVICE STAMPS;;PAINT WORK REQUIRES A LITTLE TLC;;STARTS and DRIVES;;REMOTE C/LOCKING;;ALL OWNERS MANUALS;;SPARE KEYS;; NO TEXTS, NO WITHELD NUMBERS;;VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - Call Richard 07966 101 466;;LOCATED WITHIN 5 mins of Junc 4 M5 or Junc 1 M42;;DELIVERY CAN BE ARRANGED AT COMPETITIVE RATES;;Indoor well lit viewing ;;Vehicles released upon cleared funds. Preferred method of payment is bank transfer or cash.;* DENOTES FOR LOADING PURPOSES ONLY
Beautiful Lotus Elan Sprint roadster in perfectly restored condition in the great color combination of red over white. The Lotus Elan was first introduced in 1962 and was available as roadster and coupe. The model served as the successor to the Elite who did not have such a good reputation for reliability. The legacy of Colin Chapman, director of Lotus, was to build cars with the least possible weight and maximize power. This formula would live long in the future Lotus models and still used in Lotus these days. The Elan completely meets this requirement with a weight of 680kg and a powerful 1.558cc Lotus modified four-cylinder Ford engine. This Lotus-Ford engine would later be used in many racing cars. The special feature of the Elan was the combination of the steel chassis and fiberglass body. The Elan would remain in production until 1975. It is said that there are about 1200 Elans worldwide remained. Therefore, the model has achieved the status of a popular classic. This Elan Sprint is on Dutch EU registration and in perfect condition.
The new Lotus Evora 400 is Lotus’ flagship supercar. It is stylishly attractive, beautifully designed, and yet purposefully aerodynamic. From its aggressive new front cooling intakes to its more prominent rear, 5-blade airflow diffuser and new three-element tail spoiler, it is every inch the purpose-built supercar. Yet, because it is a Lotus, the Evora 400 features ‘zero-lift’, although the aero package increases downforce by 50lbs (23kgs) at V-max, to make more efficient use of its immensely capable road manners. Despite producing 400hp (406ps) from its 3.5-litre supercharged V6 engine, larger brakes and a new interior the overall kerbweight of the Evora 400 has been reduced by 22kg over its forebear. The exquisite 3.5-litre V6 engine has been modified significantly to achieve the supercar performance of the Evora 400. A revised supercharger, and a water-to-air chargecooler that raises power to an outstanding 400hp have supplemented its induction system. These advances allow 0-60 of 4.2 seconds onto a V-max of 186mph (300kph). Underpinning the Evora 400 supercar is a brand new, efficient, structurally rigid and low weight extruded and bonded chassis-tub. Based on more than 60 year
Launched in 1996, the Lotus Elise was the ultimate handling, rear wheel drive, mid engined roadster. The Elise has been continually developed throughout its life. In 2001 the S2 was launched, with engines being switched from rover to Toyota in 04. In 2011 the S3 Elise was launched, with a further improved chassis as well as a facelifted exterior. At just 866kgs the super light Elise Sport is the essence of the original Elise S1. Its timelessly stylish, lightweight composite body attached to an equally light aluminum alloy chassis-tub forms the basis of all the Lotus models. The lightweight chassis design includes a passenger safety zone and is supplemented by an advanced braking system, LED lighting and twin airbags making the Elise one of the safest cars in its class. Powered by a 1.6-litre engine delivering 134bhp giving 0-60 mph of just 5.5 secs and onto a top speed of 127mph yet still returning a combined fuel economy of 44.8 mpg. The new 2016 model Lotus Elise 1.6 Sport offered at Hofmanns is finished in White metallic with Black and Red Alcantara interior. Over and above the standard specification our car benefits from the following options: NVH –Full carpeting including CD p
Click here to see the Lotus Esprit S4 V8 in action! 1997 Lotus Esprit V8 SCCFE33C5VHF65342 Norfolk Mustard with Black The Esprit was Lotus’ flagship model and was produced in a wide variety of specifications ranging from Giugiaro’s original and very 1970s S1 variant with naturally aspirated carbureted 2.0 liter inline-4 of 160hp all the way up to the last cars, which featured twin turbocharged 3.5 liter flat plane V8 powerplants of 350hp. Featuring striking styling that modernized over the years, along with increasing specification levels, the Esprit still looked contemporary even when the first V8 models were offered in 1996. Performance was genuinely first-rate, with 0-60mph in 4.4 seconds and a top speed in excess of 175mph, figures that were competitive with Ferrari’s F355 and Porsche’s Turbo. The Esprit remained in production for 28 years and these V8 models were the ultimate development of one of the most exotic Lotus cars ever made. This particular car is an extremely clean example that drives great and presents very nicely as well. Currently part of a 75-car collection, this example has covered less than 600 miles since its current owner bought it in May of 2014. He fitted
2002 Lotus Elise 111S Series 2 Starlight Black with Black Trim Only Two Owners From New, With Just Over 7000 Miles Covered! Recent Upgrades Include Janspeed Exhaust Powder Coated Wheels New Centre Hard Top Panel Gearbox Quickshift Upgrade ``Never used for track days`` only very gentle touring. Fitted Hi-Fi System Alarm & Alloy Pack. One Of The Finest Examples and Possibly The Lowest Mileage Elise on Sale Today!
** TOTALLY UNRECORDED - HPI CLEAR **;;2007 07;;LOTUS ELISE 111R;;38,700 MILES;;FULL LOTUS SERVICE HISTORY ;;LOTUS DEALER COMPREHENSIVE SCHEDULE OF WORKS PROVIDED;;STARTS and DRIVES;;PROBAX LEATHER SEATS;;AIR CON;;REMOTE C/LOCKING;;ALL OWNERS MANUALS;;SPARE KEY;;** HARD TOP AVALIABLE AT ADDITIONAL COST **;; NO TEXTS, NO WITHELD NUMBERS;;VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - Call Richard 07966 101 466;;LOCATED WITHIN 5 mins of Junc 4 M5 or Junc 1 M42;;DELIVERY CAN BE ARRANGED AT COMPETITIVE RATES;;Indoor well lit viewing ;;Vehicles released upon cleared funds. Preferred method of payment is bank transfer or cash.;* DENOTES FOR LOADING PURPOSES ONLY
Ardent Red with Black cloth trim and Black hood.;;Only 20000 mls from new with full service history!!;;Full original spec includes Sports exhaust,K+N air filter,Kenwood cd/stereo with four speakers,lumbar support,passenger footrest,Armourfend paint protection and Tracker.;Recent cambelt change and service.; Sold with original manuals/bookpack,original sales invoice,service invoices,all MOT certificates,two sets of keys and HPI report.;Previously supplied by ourselves and in exceptional condition for its year!
Additional Details: Lotus Exige S V6 Coupe finished in Starlight Black with Premium Sport Ebony Black Leather and Slate Grey SuedeTex Interior with Red Contrast Stitching boasts Race Pack with 4 Mode Lotus DPM System, Launch Control and Exhaust Bypass Valve. Plus, Reversing Sensors, Air Conditioning, Nitron Adjustable Dampers with V6 Cup Geo, Ferodo Racing Pads, Diamond Cut Sport Wheels and Red Calipers
Additional Details: Lotus Elise 1.6 (135hp) finished in Storm Titanium with Touring Pack – Full Black Leather Interior, Sound Insulation and Black Mats with Lotus Embroidered Lettering, Auxiliary Driving Lights, Trinket Tray Divider and Mats, Ipod Stereo Connection Cup Holder and Cruise Control. Black Pack - Black 12 Spoke Lightweight Cast Wheels and Black Rear Diffuser. Plus - Traction Control and Air Conditioning
Additional Details: Lotus Evora 400 2+2 (400hp) finished in Exclusive Fire Red Metallic boasts Black Leather Trim Upgrade with Contrast Silver Stitching throughout Interior Including Door Cards, Upper Centre Console, Fascia and Binnacle Top, Leather Trimmed Sparco Lightweight Seats, Leather Gear Lever and Handbrake Gaiter, Steering Wheel Trimmed in Black Leather, Silver Stitching with Red Leather Position Stripe. Plus, Lightweight Silver Forged Wheels with Black Brake Caliper and Cruise Control. Fully loaded with Sports Ratio 6 Speed Manual Gearbox, Torsen Type LSD, Drive, Sport and Race Modes, Two Piece High Performance Brake Discs, Heated and Powerfold Door Mirrors, Heated Driver and Passenger Sparco Seats, Air Conditioning, Satellite Navigation with Bluetooth, Telephone Connectivity, Reversing Camera and Reversing Sensors, RRP £80,445 OTR, includes £4,445 Silverstone Discount.
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