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Lotus Esprit S3

Sale price: £12,995.00 make an offer
Last update: 05.12.2014

Car location: Bramley, United Kingdom
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Lotus
Model: Esprit
Year: 1983
Type: Coupe
Doors: 2
Color: Blue
Mileage: 43,259
Seats: 2
Engine: 2,174
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Petrol
Power: 160
Drive side: Right-hand drive
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FOR SALE; The Great British 80s Icon. just 43K miles.

Pop up head lamps. Sunroof. Electric windows. Electric adjustable wing mirrors. Aftermarket stereo and CD player. Cigarette lighter mounted both doors.

Covered in a glossy coat of Glacier Blue the angular body work of this Lotus remains in great condition for the age of the car. The iconic wedge shape transports you back to a more retro time and is unlike any other design. The sharp lines and large air scoops on the side of the car would draw attention in any situation. The body remains solid with no corrosion. the paintwork good aside from a colour mismatch on one of the headlights.

The iconic 80′s pop up lights are in full working order and the trim around the car remains clean and tidy with only a few areas needing some attention.

The exterior colour scheme continues inside with a dark blue interior which extends over the angular almost spaceship like dashboard and instrument panel encompassing the driver in an all out driving experience.

Both driver and passenger door pockets offer essentials. with both nestling 12v cigarette lighters and ash trays! The drivers side also offering the electric mirror control. In keeping with the car's age and mileage the interior remains clean. tidy and presentable.

The mid mounted 4 cylinder engine fires into life quickly with no smoke on startup and it settles to an idle hum. While the engine has been well maintained the superficial exterior and general engine bay could do with some light cosmetic work. The car's gearbox passes nicely through the gears with no clunks or shunts.

The classic designed staggered alloy wheels remain in good condition with minimal curb marks. there are some signs of lacquer peeling but nothing that detracts from the overall condition. The tyers are in the form of premium brand pirelli on the rear and michelins on the front. The brakes remain firm and effective pulling the car to a stop in a straight line.

First registered by Malmesbury Specialist cars on the 28/7/83 this Esprit has been well serviced throughout its life the car comes with a huge history file full or all its service invoices and MOTs. The original red document pack is present containing the owners handbook. alarm manual and Lotus dealer record from back in the 80s.

This lucky S3 has been treated to the following services:

1. 1. 3 mileage 4815 A service
26. 7. 4 mileage 10023 B service
3. 7. 6 mileage 14666 A service
26. 1. 8 mileage 17252 B service
24. 7. 0 mileage 18856 A service
28. 9. 5 mileage 24755 B service
01. 0. 6 mileage 26340 A service
21. 5. 9 mileage 30571 C service
24. 4. 4 mileage 37612 A service
14. 4. 0 mileage 41967 C service

Please visit our website for a full write up and additional photographs.

The car is supplied having had an extensive intake inspection. Warranty. Finance. Part Exchange and Worldwide shipping are all available on request.

Buy with confidence: we operate from a 10. 00sq ft indoor showroom with the support of a fully functioning 4000sq ft preparation and service centre that includes a professional photo studio that is used by Top Gear. McLaren and Alpine Stars. We have a passionate team that work incredibly hard to ensure all our motor cars go through our rigorous and unique sales process so they are presented in the best possible condition and light. then found homes all over the world.

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Selling? Our commission sale or SOR (Sale or Return) program is a great way to utilise and access our services and facilities while still maximising the return from your vehicle with minimal hassle. If you'd like to take advantage of this then please get in touch for further information. Alternatively If you'd like to move your vehicle on quickly and efficiently with minimal delay then we can make an offer on an outright purchase basis with payment and collection arranged soon after.

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