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JPS LOTUS EUROPA 5 SPEED SPECIAL (1974) £39,995
- Contact: Martin
- Forum profile: martin2556
- Location: Essex, United Kingdom
using phonesafe 07021510234
The insurance company valuation for agreed value insurance is £40,000; the closest offer to this figure will be accepted.
This JPS Lotus Europa 5 speed Special is one of the best and most original available anywhere in the world.
This is a matching numbers car and had covered 88,000 miles before restoration and has done less than 50 miles since completion.
Car will be tax exempt from next April 2014 so no road tax to pay.
Just Completed 2 year highly detailed top quality restoration to concourse standard.
Every part of this car has been restored & the underside is as good as the rest of the car.
Listed below is just some of the work carried out on this car, as a detailed complete list of all the work carried out would be to long.
Replacement genuine Lotus galvanised chassis and radius arms.
Suspension, steering and brakes rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
All bushes, bearings, seals and mountings replaced.
Engine and Gearbox rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
Dellorto Carburettors rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
Replacement stainless steel exhaust.
Gear linkage rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
All fuel lines and hoses replaced.
All brake lines, pipes, hoses and cables replaced.
All water pipes and hoses replaced.
Stainless steel water transfer pipes fitted.
All electrical parts rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
Carpets and under felts replaced.
Dashboard (teak) replaced.
Instruments and switches etc rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
Re trimmed seats and door panels.
Replacement original Lotus inertia seat belts.
Seat belt mounts replaced.
Lotus steering wheel restored.
Bodywork was stripped back to bare fibreglass; it was then correctly prepared and repainted in two pack (this work took over 12 months to complete).
All chrome parts re chromed or replaced as required.
Window frames restored.
Replacement door hinge pins and bushes.
All bodywork bushes, gaskets and rubbers replaced.
5 x Lotus Alloy Wheels restored.
All parts either electro plated, powder coated or enamelled.
All fixings, nuts, bolts, washers, screws etc replaced.
Every part of this car has been restored and is in exceptional condition.
This car retains all the correct original period features, such as the Radio cassette player, Girling brake servo unit (rebuilt), stainless steel wiper arm and blade, Sebring door mirrors and Winguard interior mirror.
Many parts are no longer available or very hard to find for the Lotus Europa. Over a number of years I have been collecting new old stock parts or excellent condition obsolete and hard to find parts, some of which I have used on the restoration of this car.
Photographic record of restoration.
History file going back to 1978.
This is a serious collector's car and will obviously gain in value over the years so it's a fantastic way to enjoy your investment.
No low offers or part exchanges.
Serious enquiries only please no canvassers or time wasters or scammers.
I am in Essex United Kingdom.
If you require any further information please contact me, ask for Martin.
Classic & Sports Car essentials
- Engine layout: Mid Engined
- Aspiration: Normally Aspirated
- Engine size (Litres): 1.6
- Engine configuration: 4 cylinder
- Cylinders: 4
- Driven wheels: Rear Wheel Drive
- Mileage: 50
- Year: 1974
- Doors: 2
- Body type: Coupe
- Transmission type: Manual
- Fuel type: Petrol
- Colour: Black