Lotus : Esprit
Sale price: $1,000,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 05.12.2014
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This car is sold with a bill of sale only - it does not run and it is not street legal.
One million dollars!
The owner is selling this car for the same price that dr. evil charged to spare the world in the first “Austin Powers” movie. This is one of only 3 remaining Lotus submarine prop cars from the James Bond movie “The Spy Who Loved Me”!
Hot Rod City Las Vegas will be shaken. not stirred this summer with the James Bond Lotus Submarine Car driven by Roger Moore in 1977s “The Spy Who Loved Me”
The Classic Lotus Esprit S1. Recently Restored By Rick Dale And Featured on the History Channel's “American Restoration” Is On Loan From The Dezer Hollywood Cars Museum In Florida. Which Will Soon Announce Plans To Expand Its Dezer Collection at Hot Rod City
Hot Rod City Las Vegas (www. hotrodcitylasvegas. com) is going amphibious this summer with the arrival of the James Bond Lotus Esprit Submarine Car. driven in a classic chase scene on the Italian isle of Sardinia by Roger Moore in the 1977 film “The Spy Who Loved Me. ”
The vehicle. known for its unique feature of converting into a submarine. is on loan from The Dezer Hollywood Cars Museum for the Summer of 2014. It was recently featured on The History Channel‘s “American Restoration. where it was restored by the show's star Rick Dale. owner of Rick's Restorations in Las Vegas.
There were six Lotus submarine cars built and used in the film. with one of them being a drivable underwater sub (though none were pressurized like a real submarine). There are only three remaining in existence. The one at Hot Rod City is the retractable wheel version that appeared onscreen.
The Lotus Esprit S1 (or Series 1) was built by Lotus in the UK between 1976 and 1978. It was launched in 1975 at the Paris Auto Show and went into production in June 1976. replacing the Europa in the Lotus model lineup.
The Dezer Collection. whose main location is in North Miami. will soon be announcing plans for expansion of its museum facility at Hot Rod City.
Hot Rod City Las Vegas. which opened in 2011. is a dealer of and home to some of the coolest hot rods and classic cars in Sin City. including 90 vehicles (60 cars. 30 motor scooters) from the Dezer Collection. Many are film and TV icons. including the “Beverly Hillbillies” jalopy. the Mercedes from “The Hangover. the “Back To The Future” DeLorean. KITT (from “Knight Rider”). Grandpa Munster‘s Dragula and the “General Lee” Dodge Charger from “Dukes of Hazard. ”
Hot Rod City Las Vegas is located at 5115 Dean Martin Drive #905. Las Vegas. Nev. 89118.
Please note. I am a boutique classic car dealer in Nevada. so any Nevada residents who purchase this car to register in Nevada will need to pay a 8. 1 % Nevada sales tax and a $99 documentation fee… but I have taken this into consideration in the great-value pricing of this car.Options and Standard Features Basic Information VIN Number: D784L564018 Stock Number: 7 Model Year: 1977 Make: Lotus Model: Esprit Exterior Color: Pearl White Interior Color: Unspecified DriveTrain Transmission: Manual Contact Hot Rod City 5115 Dean Martin Dr Las Vegas Nevada 89118 Ask for:Hot Rod City Call:(888) 473-0267 Contact: Contact Us ClassicCars. com Terms
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