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  1. Beautiful one owner Lotus Elise 220 Sport finished in metallic grey Supplied new and serviced by ourselves with 1,000 miles service and just completed its annual service. Built at Hethel for our customer and fitted with black alcantara sports seats with red stitching, air conditioning, sound insullation, stereo with speakers and cruise control. Covered only 3,950 miles and the balance of the Lotus factory warranty and roadside assistance remains – £45,995 Finance options available The post Lotus Elise Sport 220 Touring pack appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  2. Decat pipe for Evora or Exige Perfect and a cheap way to get more noise out of your N/A Evora, This decat pipe has the bolt holes directly opposite on the flange, very early cars were offset so best to check. The post Lotus Evora 3rd Cat Decat Pipe appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  3. The quintessential barn find Lotus Eclat Riviera for sale. Been in storage for an incredible 30 years without turning a wheel, last tax disc 1992. I was informed that the engine had been rebuilt prior to storage but I cannot confirm that, the engine is presently seized and I have treated the bores with penetrating oil. Mileage is recorded at 70,000 and that will be correct. It is my intention to complete a rebuild, however, my garage space is occupied by a pristine Lotus Elite S2.2 which is also advertised for sale, whichever one sells first will necessitate the other being withdrawn from sale, I have no real preference as I love them both, I will leave it in the hands of the Lotus gods. Ideal opportunity to view an Elite that requires no expenditure and a Riviera that requires a rebuild, I can accommodate viewings at any time and date, my location is Cheshunt North London, not far from the old Lotus Factory. The all important Riviera parts are present and intact. Great opportunity to put another iconic Lotus back on the roads where they should be. There were only 78 Eclat Rivieras produced and this is my fifth, if I can’t restore it then I hope to find someone that will. David [email protected] The post 1982 Lotus Eclat Riviera appeared first on lotusforsale.com. View the full article
  4. 1981 Lotus Elite S2.2 Galvanised Chassis Lotus 912 LC 2.2 Litre Twin Cam Engine Twin Dellorto 45DHLA Carburettors 160 bhp, Torque 160 ft lb @ 5000rpm Manual Getrag 5 Speed Gearbox Gold paintwork Cream leather interior Electric Windows Rear Seat Belts Rear Wiper GKN Alloy Wheels 80,000 miles Engine rebuild at 61,400 miles MOT Exempt Tax Exempt Many new parts, tyres etc. Cheap Classic Car Insurance Appreciating Classic One of just 133 S2 Elites For sale, a superb original condition Lotus Elite S2.2 in metallic gold with cream leather interior. With just 133 Elite S2.2 models produced from 1980 to 1982 it is a very rare car, even rarer to find in this condition. Less than 50 remain with about 22 registered with DVLA, that is taxed, SORN or on the road. The stunning gold colour was only used on a handful of examples, I don’t recall seeing another in the flesh. Extensively refurbished in 1992 with 61,000 registered miles, documented in numerous pictures, current mileage 80,000, the fully rebuilt engine has covered just 19,000 miles over the last 30 years. The diff was rebuilt in 1992, the gearbox was rebuilt in 2016 and has had minimal mileage since with just 100 miles since. In view of minimal miles in last 10 years I have just completed the recommissioning process in anticipation of regular use in the coming years. New parts fitted:- Gates cambelt Tensioner bearing Alternator/water pump belt (Gates) Otter switch Thermostat Evans waterless coolant Spark plugs Genuine Dellorto rebuild kit MISAB O rings Air filter NGK Ignition leads Engine oil Gearbox oil Diff oil Tyres Battery Windscreen wiper Only selling as I have an Eclat Riviera to rebuild and I could do with the garage space. Having said that I am also advertising the barn find Riviera, whichever sells first I will be keeping the other one, I love both cars and have no real preference which one to keep, will leave that in the hands of the Lotus gods. Can be viewed anytime in Cheshunt North London EN76XR, not far from the old Lotus Factory, just contact me by email with your preferred date and time and I will endeavour to accommodate. The pictures show the superb condition, I believe it is even better in person so viewing is essential, view both at the same time, the barn find Riviera needs a complete rebuild and the Elite wants for nothing, excellent opportunity to view both ends of the spectrum if you are undecided about which route to take. Priced at the same level as numerous mundane classics that will rust before your eyes, will they be around in another 41 years, unlikely, however I am confident that the Elite will be around for another 100 years. An Esprit in this condition would be £40k to £50k, I predict that the Elite will achieve parity in the not too distant future as it is every bit as good as an Esprit and yes I have owned four Esprit models and have equal love for them. I said the same with the Elan and Elan +2, at one point 15 years ago the +2 was a quarter of the valuation of the Elan, now they are very much similar. Happy to discuss all things Lotus with interested parties, offers invited, sorry don’t need another car at present so no p/x. David [email protected] The post 1981 Lotus Elite S2.2 appeared first on lotusforsale.com. View the full article
  5. INTERIOR LAMP…..88 – 92 Esprit on Partnr. A082M6519F (OBSOLETE – 26/09/2011 ) The post INTERIOR LAMP…..88 – 92 Esprit on appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  6. Metallic Midnight Blue with Stone Leather Interior The specification of this Lotus includes: Alloy Wheels Air Conditioning Central Locking Airbags Cup Holder Electric Windows Car Cover Leather Centre Console Probax Seats Radio CD TomTom Sat Nav Cruise Control Alarm/Immobiliser Spot Lamps 220 bhp model with 6 speed gearbox Only 1 owner from new Full Allon White service history Like all our cars, this Lotus will be supplied fully checked over and serviced and with a new MOT. It will also be HPI checked and if sold for use within the UK, will come with a comprehensive warranty The post Lotus Elise S Touring appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  7. Bought these many years ago to use on my own Esprit S2 restoration, but at the time, plans changed and the car was sold. Just rediscovered these in a storage unit. 2 are brand new and the third is also, but has a very very slight piece of corner damage which is cosmetic and doesn’t affect functionality. Price is per cowling but I’m prepared to discuss selling as a job lot for all 3. The post 3 x Early Esprit Fan Cowlings Part Number A079K4127K, price is for each appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  8. Various sets of Elise wheels and tyres 7 sets available in various conditions with tyres. Silver with AD07 x 3 Silver with mixed tyres Black with V105 x 3 Collection available from Aylesford in Kent. Please contact me ([email protected]) for more pics/details. The post Various Elise Wheels & Tyres appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  9. Evora 19/18″ wheels & tyres for sale. In gloss black, Michelin pilot sport 4 tyres fitted last year only done approx. 1200 miles, as new and have 7mm tread on all tyres. 225/40/18 fronts, 255/35/19 rears. Buyer to collect. £1000.00 . PM me for more info. The post Evora wheels & tyres appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  10. Not yet completely sure on selling these, but open to serious offers. I have a full set of AWI Monibloc rims from the 1996 Esprit V8. The rims are currently PlastDipped black and probably need some refurbishment. Espri rims are hard to come by. The post Set of AWI Monibloc Rims appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  11. I’m putting my original rear wing from the Esprit V8 up for sale. We’re going for a more modern look in the rebuild. The wing is painted in Empire Green, but surely can be repainted. Price is just a rough indication, make an offer. Would be a shame to let it rott. The post Esprit Rear Wing (1996) appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  12. With a heavy heart I have decided the time has come to sell my Burnt Orange NA Launch Edition Evora (2+2). This is an incredibly rare colour. I don’t know exact numbers but from what I can gather there were less than 10 launch editions this colour. The Particular car was one of the first two cars sold in the UK and was featured in press articles of it being collected from Hethel. You can tell it is an early car as it has hand written notes from one engineer to another on the inside of the front bumper so it is real piece of usable lotus history. I looked at a lot of cars before buying this one and even though it slighter higher miles it has a huge history of work done and has always been looking after by lotus main dealers or a lotus specialist. It has the all-important clutch replacement done as well as new dampers and brakes all around all within the last 5k miles. The S1 NA Evora’s really are very special cars with the softer dampers and smaller wheels making an incredibly subtle ride combined with sublime handling (less weight high up than the Evora S) and practicality of the 2+2 version. The one criticism of the original car with the power output and exhaust noise. I have added a BOE cold air intake and remap to the original sports exhaust and it really does make a massive difference, power is up approximately 25bhp but the mid range torque/ response is what you really notice. It genuinely does feel like a different car from stock and sounds amazing now also (a howl at the top end but quiet when cruising) £28750 The car has covered 77717 miles. HPI Clear 12 months MOT (no advisories) FSH all lotus main dealer or specialist (see full details below) It’s a Launch edition 2+2 so has the essential 4 seats (Charcoal Grey Leather Recaros) and all the desired packs (Tech, Premium and Sports) The car has the rare “long box” which was only available on early cars. This has the same ratios 1-2nd as the later CR cars but longer final gears including a very long 6th gears which means it will cruise at under 2k revs at motorways speeds. Not only does this make it a quite relaxed cruiser it also means it will do 35-40mpg on a run (saving fuel of the fun bits of road!) It has had a huge amount of work done my myself and the previous owner (over 8k in total) with the Clutch done at 72200miles (June 2019), new A/C compressor (June 2019) and A/C Condenser (March 2018), 4 x new OEM Bilsteins with New Eibach Springs (Nov 2019) and new OEM brake pads all round (Nov 2019) In 2021 it had a full new set of callipers, disks and pads, new handbrake cables, rear hubs bearings and sump pan. (see full details below) Upgraded double DIN head unit (not amazing my todays standards but does the job!) reverse camera, satnav, CD, Radio Aux in. I have installed a set of Schroth clip in harnesses for fast road and the occasion track day. Since installing them I now use them on every drive as they really do connect you to the car and make the experience alto more fun. The 3 point harnesses still operate in the normal way. The harnesses are easily removable if you new owner does not want them installed in the car. I had the headlights refurbished, opened up and resealed so no water ingress and also added upgraded Osram night breaker Xenon bulbs so night driving is now a pleasure. Bad points The car is in very good condition in general with the pearl coat paint looking amazing in the sun (changes colours as you walk around it) It has a few age related marks and the front bumper would benefit from a respray due to stone chips (I have never bothered as it will just happen again) There is some curbing marks on one wheel but all the rest are in good condition. The car has just flown through its MOT (aircon recharged) but I have not had a chance to get it’s annual service done yet. I can get this done for the new owner or the cost can be taken off the price of the car. I drivers seat bolster is worn but I have ordered the correct die to refurbish this for the new owner. Service History (photos can be sent of service history) Date Dealer Miles 09/09/2009 Lotus Hethel 1055 08/06/2010 Murrays Lotus Edinburgh 9436 02/09/2011 Murrays Lotus Edinburgh 17490 10/09/2012 Murrays Lotus Edinburgh 29173 02/09/2013 Murrays Lotus Edinburgh 33871 29/08/2014 Scottish Lotus Specialist 41233 09/09/2015 Scottish Lotus Specialist 49731 04/05/2016 Craig Moncrief Cars 56843 07/09/2017 Craig Moncrief Cars 64816 14/09/2018 Craig Moncrief Cars 70822 28/06/2019 Craig Moncrief Cars 72089 24/08/2020 Craig Moncrief Cars 72911 30/09/2021 Craig Moncrief Cars 75690 Work done (photos can be send of receipts) 09/09/2021: New sail panel, MOT, aircon service: £270 30/09/2021: Replace all brake callipers with new ones (customer supplied) disks and pads, replace sump pan, replace handbrake cables, both rear hub bearings and backing plates. Replace door lock driver’s side: £3200 26/08/2021: Superchips stage 1 remap: £298 03/03/2021: Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres: £480 04/12/2020: BOE cold air intake imported from America £600 09/06/2021: adds and sods to fix a few asetic niggles: £133.60 26/08/2020: service and replace rear parking sensors: £416.10 06/11/2019: replace inner and outer drive shaft boots, replace all dampers and springs (customer supplied) £860.90 29/06/2019: Replace clutch and service: £2837.49 18/06/2018: Replace mudguard brackets with stainless steel items, replace boot struts 15/09/2018: Service including clutch and brake fluid: £332.43 17/01/2018: Replace air condenser and refresh aircon system: £688.42 15/09/2017: Replace defective purge valve: £130.90 07/09/2017: 7th year service including rear disks and pads: £471.97 09/05/2016: 54k service include brake and gear box fluid, spark plugs, aux belt and front disks and pads: £881.93 19/11/2015: LH window regulator: £428.56 10/09/2015: wheel speed sensor and service: £392.01 Car is located 15 minutes from Edinburgh Airport I am struggling to load up my most recent pictures, please what’s app me on 07913200970 and i can send many more across. Any questions please ask Many thanks Paul The post Lotus Evora Launch Edition (Burnt Orange) appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  13. Lotus Evora Launch Edition 2009 Rare opportunity to own a limited model 1 of 4 Carbon Grey with black leather. Only 87 Launch Editions sold in the UK. 3.5 V6 VVT-i Naturally Aspirated – lower road tax band 6 speed Manual 2+2 with rear seats 58k miles The Launch Edition: Was the highest specification Evora: 2+2 models with Premium, Sport & Tech Packs: -Premium pack adds accent lighting, upgrade interior trim: extended leather on the sills, lower dash, doors, rear seats and arm rest. -Sport pack provides a sharper throttle response and increased rev limit, with a switchable Sports button/ mode and a sports diffuser. -Tech pack adds double din stereo, reversing camera, parking sensors and cruise control meaning the car can easily be used for daily duties if desired. Also adds tyre pressure monitoring, Bluetooth and nav. Additional extras and options worth £k’s: – Exhaust c. £1.5k Lotus Sports Stage 1 lightweight exhaust and decat third pipe adds a bit of volume; to my ears is fantastic. – Sports Racer roof look is painted black, not a cheap wrap so looks lovely and glossy, superb combination with the grey body c.£1k – 18/19 black Forged Alloys c.£3k – Matching Michelin with good tread – Lotus special edition mats – Electric power folding side mirrors -bi-xenon -body colour door handles – Private plate negotiable c.£600 EV02A LE (Evora Launch Edition); perfect for the car and lots of compliments Further: – 2 original remote keys – Fully stamped service book (please see history below of the stamps) – Clutch change was done c.2018 – Air Con, which is nice and cold Stamped Service book records: 1,471 11/01/2010 Lotus Grange 10,544 23/09/2010 Lotus Silverstone 26,446 28/02/2012 Lotus Silverstone 37,765 20/05/2013 Lotus Silverstone 42,545 25/03/2014 Lotus Silverstone 44,480 05/05/2015 Lotus Silverstone 46,877 20/02/2018 Lotus Silverstone 48,405 15/12/2019 Hexagon 54,997 03/12/2020 Lotus Hangar 111 57,642 14/07/2022 Williams Lotus Latest service at July 2022:By renowned Lotus specialist, Williams Automobiles – The award winning British car dealer: Vehicle Health Check all Green (wheels, tyres, battery, bodywork, brakes, drive belts, exhaust, lights, suspension, windscreen, cooling system, steering and driveline) with no recommendations. This really shows the cleanliness of the car and ready to be enjoyed by lucky new owner. Backed up by a Maintenance Schedule and all OK Road Test, signed by Williams Lotus. Information about wheels: Evora 18/19” Forged Alloys. Great condition, no kerb damage. Colour compliments the car. These wheels are 1kg per wheel lighter than the standard Evora cast wheels, thus reducing unsprung weight. Personally I wanted to avoid standard alloys on looks alone and the 19/20 being less practical and uncomfortable ride, with thinner tyres. Summary Overall lovely condition, lotus enthusiast owned; regularly detailed by myself (snow foam, hand dried, polished and waxed) This intended to be a keeper, but change in circumstances; and so has limited my usage. Garaged, dry weather use only and run on super unleaded in my ownership. The NA is a good mix of performance and economy. Unlike the supercharger this is in the lower tax band, cheaper to run, maintain and insurance (I pay sub £300); I’ve had 37mpg on a 150 mile journey. The post 2009 Lotus Evora Launch Edition 2+2 Manual appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  14. Financial pressures meant I had my car listed a few months ago, in the end I held onto it – but the pressures have come back so sadly it’s back on the market. Cover star for Absolute Lotus (main feature) in August 2021, it’s a 2011 2+2 manual in Ardent Red with black (wrap) roof, sills and splitter as per the black pack on the Sports Racer. 345bhp supercharged. Also like the Sports Racer, it has Sports, Premium and Tech packs – so includes niceties like full recaro leather, sports mode, raised rev limit, reversing camera, rear parking sensors, cruise control, Bluetooth, leather armrest, heated seats, subwoofer, tyre pressure monitoring and gloss black forged 19/20” wheels. Car is in excellent condition, with Ian Stent, editor of Absolute Lotus referring to the car as ‘factory fresh’, and ‘one of the best Evoras I’ve ever driven’. There are some tasteful upgrades from stock to bring the car up to date, including: Upgraded Pioneer Avic head unit with *CarPlay* Premium Pack Sport Recaro seats (black with red stitching) Retrimmed leather steering wheel Upgraded aluminium gear knob Custom matching red mats (originals remain underneath) 2bular 3rd cat bypass pipe Other notes: Excellent gearbox action – no stickiness or recalcitrance. New clutch in 2019, only 6k miles ago. New aircon compressor & condenser, reversing camera, gas struts and stainless mudguard brackets at last service. New passenger window regulator since then. Discs and pads good condition all round, front pads recently changed. Tyres good condition all round. Car does not leak or squeak! (Not a given with Evoras) Some stone chips but paintwork generally in excellent condition. Passenger airbag nice and flush. Full Lotus Service history including £6200 full C service at PJ Lotus in 2019 (to include new clutch) and £5000 spent at at Bell and Colvill in 2021/2022 for most recent services and to get the car exactly as it should be. Full details available on request. Solid history of what work has been done and when/where, car is also well known to Lotus Silverstone. Happy to share full health report from B&C on most recent service. Mileage: 66k. Two keys. Two previous owners (in addition to original selling dealer, JCT600) . Viewings / inspection welcomed. Car is in NW London. Finally, bad bits: very few compared to most S1 Evoras! Wheels have a few scuffs. Trim on passenger door by window has come away slightly (common fault). Couple of repaired chips in the windscreen. That’s it! If you want an S Sports Racer but don’t want to pay Sports Racer money, this car is about as close as you’re going to get. £34,500 Either call/text/whatsapp me on 07813 829428 or email on [email protected] The post 2011 Lotus Evora S – Manual / 2+2 appeared first on lotusforsale.com. Click to view item
  15. The time has come to part with my very rare Eclat 2.2. 71k miles. Sadly due to loss of storage the car has to go. I bought the car in Nov 19 and during lockdown spent countless days improving the car as I intended to keep long term. Work included: New starter Full carb rebuild Cambelt summer 20 New alternator New coil / leads / plugs Full front suspension rebuild including springs and shocks Front and rear brake rebuild (nightmare of a job!) New servo Rebuilt master cylinder Interior strip and partial refresh Headlight motor repair New battery Replaced fuel gauge and sender New headlining Refurbished wheels and new tyres 2021 I’m sure there is more, I’m just checking the files! The car interestingly was bought with bucket seats and since found whilst playing with the engine that it has been upgraded so must have been used as a fast road car in the 90s. I have no paperwork for this but it has high compression and is very fast! The paintwork is good, though there is a small bit of crazing on the roof. There are small bits that need touching up but it really does shine well. Interior has not been completed and does let the car down to an extent, though the headlining has been done. I won’t get back the money (or time) I’ve put into this so looking for an enthusiast to move on to. Car was MOTed in Jan 21 before becoming tax and MOT exempt and has been driven this summer with no issues. The post Lotus Eclat S2.2 appeared first on lotusforsale.com. View the full article
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