1987 Lotus Excel 2.2 SE 180 bhp, 2
Sale price: £5,495.00 make an offer
Last update: 05.12.2013
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1987 Lotus Excel 2.2 SE 180 bhp, 2 for sale
Chasing Classic Cars. /span> are pleased to offer the following Lotus Excel 2. 2 SE wide bodied 2 + 2. 180BHP car for sale. this car drives and looks superb. it was at oe time described as the best handling car available and brings a huge smile to your face each time the rev counter climbs! It is ready to use. first to see I am sure will buy. must be the best one available. It can be viewed in our new classic car showroom by appointment near Canterbury in Kent?
The Lotus Excel SE is a 1987 registered car and is in fantastic condition. with one of the biggest and best service history files I have seen in a very long while. The car has the Lotus 2. 2 SE DOHC 16v engine. with twin 45 Dellorto carburetors. which produced 180 BHP. still a quick car in today's standards. With its Fibreglass ageless wide body "Audi Quattro" style wheel arches. and just professionally resprayed it's original colour of Calypso red at a classic car paint specialist. this car gets admiring looks wherever it goes.
The car is front engine. rear wheel drive. through a 5 speed gearbox. taken by Lotus from the bulletproof Toyota Supra. the car has superb handling and cornering speed. usually the driver runs out of talent. long before the car loses grip! Built as a 2 plus 2. the car does has rear seats. with fitted seat belts front and rear. being the SE it is also equipped with the more powerful engine. wood dash veneer. ice warning light. very comfortable half leather beige seats. with red velour sections. the head lining has just been renewed professionally. and refurbished Speedline 15” alloy wheels (including the spare) with excellent tyres.
The Lotus has a genuine mileage of less than 98. 00 miles has just had a new MOT. and a full service with no expense spared on recent refurbishing. this car is good enough to take to a show!
Although many cars look good in digital photos. if anything I would say these pictures do not do the car justice. The car has just had a first class repspray in the original 2 pack Calypso red paint at a classic car specialist paint shop at great expense. nbsp;with full photographic evidence. The wheels are as new. having been refurbished fully and the tyres are excellent. The upholstery is very good with the rooflining just having been professionally done. nbsp;the only small exception being of a bit of wear to the red panel insert on the driver's lumbar part of the seat. The car has just been serviced and MOT'd. with new anti-roll bar bushes fitted (neoprene uprated). new clutch slave cylinder. new battery. fuel pump. nbsp;track rod end. roof aerial and rolling road carb set up.
The car has all MOTs since 1994. at which point the owner signed a declaration that the mileage was a genuine 64. 00 miles. so the mileage can be tracked from new. The service history is very comprehensive. with not only stamps. but all receipts and includes. 2 cambelt changes. rear adjustable shock absorbers. stainless steel exhaust sections. amongst just some of the many listed new items.
If you are following Classic car prices. you will know how quick 1980 cars are now appreciating. far better than money in the bank. and a lot more fun. This Lotus Excel is a superb introduction to classic car ownership. especially because of its simple to maintain mechanics. fibreglass rust free bodywork. galvanized chassis. ready available parts. a superb owners club with free advice. and sheer fun factor when driving it.
You can contact me on 0845 2606088 UK local call rate during office hours or 07801 860782 daytimes. evenings and weekends.
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Chasing Classic Cars. Canterbury. Kent.
Website: www. chasing-classic-cars. co . uk.
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