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Lotus Elan +2 (Race Specification) RHD


Lotus Elan +2 (Race Specification) RHD

Road Legal Classic Racer.

We have this Lotus on offer via our brokerage service. We have taken a good look at it and it appears to be very nicely put together. We are Porsche people therefore are not experts with these cars. If you are interested we will be happy to place on a ramp and let you see it in details. On offer at significantly less than it may cost to build to this spec.

This is what we are told by the owner.

“A fully prepared classic racer built to Ashmore Elan+2 race specification, UK registered and road legal.

Weighs only 1600 pounds, full independent rear suspension and disc brakes all round, rolling-road dyno-tuned.

Previously raced in the USA for 10 seasons in various CSRG (Classic Sports Racing Group) & SCCA (Sports Car Club of America) events.

Engine & transmission details:

  • Terry Tinney built racing twin cam, balanced & ported
  • Cam-Docktered for racing fuel
  • Weber head with 45MM Weber carbs
  • Forged conrods, steel crank, custom pistons
  • MicroDynamics smooth cut rev limiter
  • Atlantic ignition
  • Tilton lightweight clutch with concentric throw-out bearing
  • Leeson gearbox
  • Quaife differential
  • Tilton pedal set
  • Gilmer drive belt/pulley
  • Lightened flywheel
  • Pace Oil cooler
  • Pirosil hoses
  • 4-2-1 coated headers
  • Duel fuel pumps with pressure gauge
  • Fuel-Safe fuel cell 
  • Oiling: Pace dry-sump system, synthetic racing oil, Canton-Mecca filter system, oil pressure warning light, oil cooler

Chassis details:

  • Spyder space frame
  • Full roll-cage with side impact
  • CV joint drive axles,
  • Billet stub axles
  • Moroso wheel studs
  • Koni adjustable shocks
  • Leeda short springs all around
  • Corner weighted
  • Lowback – sound suppression
  • Wired in AMB transponder

Wheels & tyres:

  • Lightweight Panasport 8 spoke racing wheels (6″ front, 7″ rear)
  • Avon ACB-9 tread compound A25, 6.5/23.0-13M

Body details:

  • All Lexan glazing
  • Lotus racing seat
  • Momo steering wheel
  • Aeroquip hydraulic brake hoses and fuel lines
  • AP 600 brake fluid
  • Pirosil coolant hoses
  • Full fire system
  • 5 point camlock harness belts
  • All mechanical race gauges
  • SPA GT race mirrors
  • Grade 8 and aircraft fasteners
Model year 1973
Make Lotus
Model Elan +2
Body Style Coupe
Engine details 1.6 with modifications
Transmission details Manual
Colour Red with black interior
Price £ POA

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