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1974 Lotus Elise Elite Type75

Sale price: $8,700.00 make an offer

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Manufacturer: Lotus
Model: Elise
Year: 1974
Type: Coupe
Color: yellow
Mileage: 18,617
Engine: 2.0 liter I4
Transmission: 5spd manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: Elite type 75 503
Interior Color: tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1974 Lotus Elise Elite Type75 for sale

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Solid California with original Blue PlatesGets attention everywhere it goes
Lotus Elite Type 75 503. with power steering and A/C (no fan belt attached to A/C unit)1974  #121 off the assembly lineFiberglass body and Chassis in excellent condition. garage keptWeight is only 2300 lbs- Yellow exterior - previous owner did a respray. not bad. driver quality- All original 2. 0 liter aluminum I4 16 valve with dual side draft carbs- Runs great. does smoke a bit on start up if sitting for a period of time- Original 5spd manual transmission Clutch in great shape. shifts smoothly- Headlights converted to electric motors for consistency. original vacuum mechanics included if you wish to convert back to vacuum- Seats and panels recovered- Carpet in great shape- Rear hatch opens as it should new gas struts for rear hatch and engine bonnet- Rear wiper motor not installed- Windshield washer does not work- Am/Fm cassette not working- All gauges. horn. and exterior signals and lights work (Speedometer sometimes stops working)- Power windows work great
The Elite's striking shape was designed by Oliver Winterbottom. He is quoted as saying that the basic chassis and suspension layout were designed by Colin Chapman. making the Elite and its sister design the Eclat the last Lotus road cars to have significant design input from Chapman himself.
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