Auction Estimate: £40,000 to £50,000
Ultra-rare example of Lotus’ classic wedge, junior supercar
One of a mere 65 UK market cars
Originally a Lotus Cars company vehicle
Recently MOT tested
In fine, comprehensively refurbished condition throughout
“There aren't many cars around like the mid-engined Esprit in which I've arrived at the end of every journey, no matter its length or the prevailing weather and traffic conditions, and thought, ‘Fantastic! I wouldn't mind doing that all over again.’ " Motor Sport Magazine, March 1979.
For sale via our Berlinetta online auction.   Bidding closes on Monday 8th October at 8.00pm.
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  • Mileage: 67,000
  • Year: 1981
  • Doors: 2
  • Body type: Coupe
  • Transmission type: Manual
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Colour: Black


  • Engine layout: Mid Engined
  • Aspiration: Normally Aspirated
  • Engine size (Litres): 2.2
  • Engine configuration: 4 cylinder
  • Cylinder layout: Inline
  • Cylinders: 4
  • Driven wheels: Rear Wheel Drive
  • Previous owners: 5

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