Pistonheads Posted February 21, 2010 Report Share Posted February 21, 2010 LOTUS ESPRIT S1 1976Matching Numbers76090169G CC7760913098OrangeGreen plaid and Tartan trim.This very rare example was subjected to a full open chequebook restoration which commenced in 2003. Works were undertaken by Esprit Specialists SJ SPORTSCARS who completely dismantled the car. The body was carefully prepared and beautifully repainted in its original colour. The chassis and the entire running gear were completely rebuilt, using new parts wherever necessary. The rolling shell was despatched to the marque trim experts, NICK FULCHER COACHTRIMMERS in Norfolk who are the sole suppliers of the original carpet, green plaid, and tartan employed by Lotus Cars in mid the 1970's. The original factory production templates were used and the original hand employed to ensure total authenticity and accuracy of all of the trimming aspects.The car was completed by SJ SPORTSCARS in 2007. This example has covered 4307 miles since completion.Invoices totalling £60,000 validate a highly detailed and a correctly accurate restoration.This represents a very rare opportunity to acquire a "new" early Series 1 Esprit. £39990To discuss this car, and to arrange a viewing, please contact Scott [email protected] 07769 794067 View the full article Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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