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LOTUS EUROPA 1970 (1970) £24,995
- Contact: Martin
- Forum profile: martin2556
- Location: Essex, United Kingdom
using phonesafe 07021536815
The insurance company valuation for agreed value insurance is £25,000; the closest offer to this figure will be accepted.
This is a matching numbers car and had covered 25k miles before restoration and has done less than 50 miles since completion.
Car was last on the road in 1980 and has only covered 25000 total miles from new.
This Lotus Europa S2 is one of the best and most original available anywhere in the world.
Car is tax exempt so no road tax to pay.
Just Completed 2 year highly detailed top quality restoration.
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.
Genuine Lotus Chassis powder coated & enamelled.
Radius arms & Suspension parts shot blasted & powder coated & enamelled.
Suspension, steering & brakes rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
All bushes, bearings, seals & mountings replaced.
Engine & Gearbox rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
As this is a very late model series 2 it has the original larger capacity Renault engine (1565cc Gordini bottom end).
Webber Carburettor rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
Replacement stainless steel exhaust fitted.
Gear linkage rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
All fuel lines & hoses replaced.
All brake lines, pipes, hoses & cables replaced.
All water hoses replaced.
All electrical parts rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
Carpets & under felts replaced.
Dashboard (teak) replaced.
Instruments & switches etc rebuilt / restored and parts replaced as required.
Re trimmed door panels.
Replacement original Lotus seat belts fitted.
Seat belt mounts replaced.
Lotus steering wheel restored.
Bodywork was stripped back to bare fibreglass; it was then correctly prepared & repainted in two pack Lotus yellow (L07) (this work took over 12 months to complete).
All chrome parts re-chromed or replaced as required.
Window frames restored.
Replacement door hinge pins & bushes.
All bodywork bushes, gaskets & rubbers replaced.
5 x Lotus Alloy Wheels restored (Bead blasted and powder coated in satin black).
New Tyres Fitted.
All parts either electro plated, powder coated or enamelled.
All fixings, nuts, bolts, washers, screws etc replaced.
Listed above is just some of the work carried out on this car, as a complete list of all the work carried out would be to long.
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, stainless steel wiper arm and blade etc.
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.
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: 25,000
- Year: 1970
- Doors: 2
- Body type: Coupe
- Transmission type: Manual
- Fuel type: Petrol
- Colour: Yellow