Lotus Elan Sprint DHC, 1971. Two owners from new!! (1971)




Lotus Elan Sprint DHC, 1971.  Two owners from new!!.  First owner for 35 years from 20th October 1971 until his friend bought it from him on 25th March, 2006.  Very rare black leather seats which were a special order from the factory in 1971.  We have only seen a handful of Elans with factory leather over the last 45 years.  Freshly finished in original colours of Lotus Yellow over Cirrus white with new gold Sprint decals.   All new chrome exterior parts where necessary, including new rear lamp clusters, door handles, badges etc.    This Sprint has been fitted with a Lotus galvanised chassis.  New front suspension and brake discs etc.  This Sprint drives exceptionally well and handles as an Elan should.  Rebuilt engine 20k miles ago and is in fine health.  Lovely original Colin Chapman steering wheel and original instruments.  Original Owner’s Handbook and rare production line process stage tags showing the car going through the various manufacturing stages:  Lamination.  Fettling.  Painting etc.  Tick history file.   Comes fully serviced and MOT’d and is road tax fee exempt being of Historic Vehicle status.
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  • Year: 1971
  • Doors: 2
  • Body type: Convertible
  • Transmission type: Manual
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Colour: Yellow

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