Classic Cars from United Kingdom

Classic Cars / Lotus / Car for sale

1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.

Sale price: £17,000.00 make an offer

Car location: DURHAM, United Kingdom
Seller's notes: PAINTWORK AND A WHEEL REFURB NEEDS TO BE DONE TO MAKE IT COMPLETELY MINT.
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Lotus
Model: EUROPA TWIN-CAM
Type: Sports/Convertible
Doors: 2
Color: GREEN
Seats: 2
Engine: 1558 cc
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: PETROL
Power: 150
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Previous Owners: 3
Exterior: Alloy Wheels, Tuning
In-Car Audio: AM/FM Stereo, CD Player
Got questions? Ask here!

Do you like this car?

  • 5 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 2 stars
  • 1 stars

1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD. for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2) based on 54 votes
1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD. Photo
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.
  • 1972 LOTUS EUROPA TWIN-CAM 5 SPEED, NEW CHASSIS PLUS QUALITY ENGINE REBUILD.

Selling my 1972 Lotus Europa Twin Cam.  
I recently purchased this vehicle from a gentleman who restores Lotus cars and what a job he made of it.
I have the restoration pictures he took whilst restoring it with the body off. engine rebuild etc all on disc.
It's had a new Lotus chassis. strengthened in places. Avo Platform Adjustable Suspension. 5 Speed Gearbox with Banks conversion to deal with the extra power.  
The engine has been totally rebuilt. cranks never been ground. has QED Pistons. Cams and a Big Valve Head.  
The Carbs have been rejetted to suit the cams and it runs spot on.

The engine is leak free. pulls like a train and the gearbox is amazing. It has cosworth rear calipers and disc brakes so stops as it should. A new stainless steel exhaust and sounds lovely.
It has been totally restored from the ground up. chassis. suspension. brakes. electrics. interior etc.

The paintwork lets it down to be honest. has a few star crazes on the tops of the front wings and sometime in it's life it's had a cover over it which has caused blistering. This will need addressing to make it mint.

It has the correct wheels and the interior is excellent. all the clocks. dials etc have been refurbished with Lotus steering wheel.

Everything works as it should. electrics. lights door. boot and bonnet locks etc.

I've probably missed loads of info off here. I will add it as I remember.

I am only selling the car as I have found a Lotus Elan Sprint and can't afford them both.

Loads of paperwork. bills. receipts etc for work carried out.

It drives absolutely spot on. I drove it 250 miles back home when I purchased it and it never missed a beat.
IF YOU CAN SEE PAST THE PAINTWORK THIS CAR DRIVES. HANDLES. STOPS SPOT ON.
ALL THE HARD WORK HAS BEEN DONE FROM THE GROUND UP. ENGINE/BOX SUSPENSION. RAKES. ETC ALL GREAT. OR JUST RUN IT AS IT IS.
PURCHASED AN ELAN SPRINT DHC SO WILL ADVERTISE IT ELSEWHERE.

Also published at eBay.co.uk

Want to buy this car?

Comments and questions to the seller:

Name E-mail
Text
Antispam code: (enter the number)

Other classic Lotus cars offered via internet auctions:

Latest arrivals:

1960 Porsche 356 1960 Porsche 356 12 $US $49,900.00
1972 Lotus Super Seven S4 1972 Lotus Super Seven S4 4 $22,995.00
1960 Lotus Elite 1960 Lotus Elite 16 $119,000.00
1982 Chevrolet Corvette Collector Edition 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Collector Edition 21 $25,995.00
1984 Replica/Kit Makes Westfield Seven 1984 Replica/Kit Makes Westfield Seven 21 $US $15,000.00
1959 Lotus Elite 1959 Lotus Elite 12 $80,000.00
1966 Lotus Elan SE 1966 Lotus Elan SE 21 $36,900.00
1977 Lotus Esprit S1 Coupe 1977 Lotus Esprit S1 Coupe 12 $44,995.00
1970 Oldsmobile VISTA CRUISER GLASS ROOF WAGON VISTA CRUISER  442 HOOD & WHEELS 1970 Oldsmobile VISTA CRUISER GLASS ROOF WAGON VISTA CRUISER 442 HOOD & WHEELS 21 $24,950.00
1975 jenson healey 1975 jenson healey 21 $6,900.00
1965 Other Makes MKIII S/C 1965 Other Makes MKIII S/C 12 $67,995.00
1962 Replica/Kit Makes LOTUS SUPER 7 MEGABUSA 1962 Replica/Kit Makes LOTUS SUPER 7 MEGABUSA 9 $22,000.00
1972 Lotus Other 1972 Lotus Other 21 $18,500.00
1969 Alfa Romeo GT 1300 Junior -- 1969 Alfa Romeo GT 1300 Junior -- 21 $48,930.00
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210 -- 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210 -- 21 $54,995.00
1982 Chevrolet Corvette Collector Edition 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Collector Edition 21 $25,995.00
1952 Cadillac DeVille Convertible 1952 Cadillac DeVille Convertible 12 $US $85,000.00
1958 Nash Metropolitan 2DR HARDTOP 1958 Nash Metropolitan 2DR HARDTOP 12 $US $17,500.00
1972 Lotus Super Seven S4 1972 Lotus Super Seven S4 4 $22,995.00
1965 Other Makes MKIII S/C 1965 Other Makes MKIII S/C 21 $67,995.00