Lot 20: Lotus Elite 501, Model Year 1974
October 24, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Lotus Elite 501
Lotus Cars plc, model year 1974
First registered: 01.10.74
Vehicle identification number: 74020073A
Engine identification number: 103982-12-000724
Engine: 133 kW (181 PS), 4 cylinder, petrol
Manual transmission gearbox
Mlieage: 68,000 km (600 km with the new engine)
Body color: Red
New general inspection/exhaust emissions test
H-certification (historic), new TÜV
Extras: Rear-wheel drive, Alloy wheels, Radio/CD, Sports suspension, Weber carburettor, stainless steel exhaust system with manifolds, new brake system with disk cylinder spax damper, dual-fan Cooling System, new fuel pump, ignition coil
Special conditions: 15 % buyer's premium plus VAT
Very rarely is a Lotus Oldtimer with such condition found. It was at the time, the most expensive 4-cylinder 16 valve engine sports cars built.
The body is in good condition, the overall paint finish is very good. The vehicle interior, including the trunk are in good condition. The engine compartment gives a very good overall impression.
Test reports of the restoration with images, Motor newspapers and invoices are available.
Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.
ONLY THE CONDITION REPORT ON THE AUCTIONATA WEBSITE IS VALID.