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Saturday, July 18, 2009

1960 Lotus Elite Series 1 - For Sale (Click Here)


Classic Car For Sale:
Chassis numbers: 1193
Engine numbers: 7664
Producrion date:30/3/60
Invoice Nbr: ELC 634

1960 Lotus Elite, series I, coupe. (Lotus 14) This was Colin Chapman’s entry into the all weather, production, enthusiast , sports car market. The Elite was innovative as the first production automobile to utilize full glass fiber monocoque construction.
This stunning example, turned out in Periwinkle Blue with a complimenting, supple, Tan leather interior, has the original, numbers matching, 1.2 liter Coventry Climax engine coupled to period correct 4 speed manual gearbox. A set of 4 new radial tires, mounted on the original, restored argent painted wire wheels.

The car runs and drives very well. At a curb weight of only 1110 pounds, the power to weight ratio and balance makes this an exhilarating car to drive. This is one of the earliest production sports cars to feature 4 wheel independent suspension. It has recently benefitted from a new water pump, fan, engine tune and full chassis service.

This classic car is very desirable on many levels. It is eligible for most vintage motoring events. Basically a handbuilt car. It is very unique and fun to drive. The total production run for the Lotus Elite from 1958 through 1963 was only 1030 units. Limited history and service records included.

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