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Lotus Elite

In dark blue with a light blue interior.

The Elite was sold new via Jay Chamberlain in New York in 1960. There is a letter on file from Lotus confirming that they invoiced it on 08/03/1960.

It is believed that it was used as a road car and then imported to the UK in 1988 by Mike Brotherwood and fully restored. During the restoration the rear suspension was upgraded to Series 2 specification and the engine was rebuilt. It was then used in road rallies and won its class in the 1989/90 Pirell...

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  • Lotus Elite 1958
    Beautiful, amazing chassis, and uncorrupted steering, a driver's car almost beyond compare
  • Lotus Elite and Eclat 1974
    Elite is surprisingly commodious, both are powered by the brilliant slant-four 16-valve which is powerful and revvy, excellent dynamics and steering, wedgy styling is a must for all '70s fans
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