Antique Exotic Sports Car with Lotus Corporation Certificate of Provenance
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Last update: 08.09.2013
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Antique Exotic Sports Car with Lotus Corporation Certificate of Provenance for sale
Rare 1983 Lotus Esprit Turbo Special Edition #45 with Certificate of Provenance from Lotus Corporation (see photo). This is 1 of only 50 "Special Edition" Turbo Esprit's manufactured in 1983 for Lotus Investors with a retail price of $65. 00. The cars were numbered 00-49. Purchased #45 in 1991 and repainted in original color Calypso Red L-42 in 1997. Of the 50 "Special Edition's" only 8 of them came off the assembly line in Calypso Red. Has 39. 00 original miles. Garage kept and pampered. Superb body and paint. no scratches. dents. or rust. High grade black leather interior (exclusive to the "Special Edition" package) is in very good to excellent condition. Mid-mounted Lotus Type 910 16-Value DOHC Turbocharged 2. 2 Liter Engine. 4 cylinders. 5-speed manual transmission. 2x2 barrel carburettors. and Catalyst equipped. Engine runs very well and has fantastic acceleration and speed. Alpine Stereo CD Shuffle. This Lotus was owned and serviced by a family member who passed away suddenly and this is the reason for the sale of it. The only issue is a minor valve cover leak that had not been repaired. Serious inquiries only.
Exclusive 1983 Lotus Esprit Turbo "Special Edition" features:removable tinted glass roof panel. with cover for stowage behind the engine (a feature not available on standard production Turbos until 1985);individually blueprinted and optimized engine;individually tested and matched suspension ride control units;air conditioning;comprehensive security system;hallmarked English silver plaque on the steering wheel. personally engraved for the driver;individually hand sign-written “Special Edition” insignia and build number on driver's door ("Special Edition 45" insignia and "Esprit Turbo" logo and stripes were not replaced after painting. but replacements are available from seller. )
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