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  • 1956 Lotus-Climax Eleven Le Mans

    £165,197 £165,197

    Introduced in 1956 and penned by Frank Costin the Lotus Eleven embodied a synthesis of Colin Chapman's cutting edge aerodynamic theory, engine, suspension and brake technology. The Eleven went on to become the most prolific racing car of its time dominating the 1100-1500cc class not only in the UK and Europe, but throughout the motor racing world launching the Lotus mark into the stratosphere. Featuring a multi-tubular steel space-frame chassis, the latest Girling disc brakes and Williams & Pritchard handcrafted body paneling (straight lines not an option) Lotus Eleven customers had a choice of three variants: • The Sport- a fast and very tractable road car • The Club- a live axel, gentleman racer • The Le Mans- the fully loaded edition with De Dion rear suspension, power drawn from a Coventry-Climax FWA 'featherweight' single-overhead camshaft 4-cylinder all-aluminium engine with wrap-around windscreen, head fairing and metal tonneau cover for the passenger compartment Chassis Number 188 we are privileged to offer is the most desirablevariant of the three, the series 1 Le Mans stage 3 Climax leaving the factory in July of 1956, bound for its first owner Mr. Tony Bik, UK. In incred

    • Year: 1956
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