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1983 Lotus Excel Sports Car

Sale price: $10,576.00 make an offer

Car location: York, Pennsylvania, United States

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

2.2l series 912lc
5 speed
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1983 Lotus Excel Sports Car for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car(2.15) based on 436 votes

1983 Lotus Excel – British Classic Sport Coupe

A beautiful example of a classic British sports car.   The Excel replaced the Eclat model in 1983. incorporating a galvanized steel chassis. all fiberglass body and the transmission. differential. brakes and many other components from a Toyota Supra.   The Toyota components greatly improved the reliability of the Excel over the Eclat & Elite.   Lotus built the Excel for the UK market from 1983-1992. never exported the Excel to the USA and produced less than 50 units for sales into Europe.

This is an original UK car. built to UK specs (no power robbing emissions hardware or cat converter) and imported by me to the US in 2008.   Driven less than 3000 miles since imported.   Spotless under carriage. galvanized frame and running gear.   Not concourse level paint. but far better than a daily driver. with a few paint chips from normal use.   Drives & handles great.


VIN #SCC089912DHD11369.   Ebay did not accept this VIN in combination with a 1983 build date for a domestic UK vehicle.

  - Right hand drive

  - Lotus 2. 2L Series 912LC engine w/ Dellorto 45DHLA carbs. making 160 HP

- Five speed transmission & differential by Toyota

- Approx 57. 00 miles (still driven weekly)

- Excellent compression and leak-down test results

- Full service history since imported

- All fiberglass body and galvanized chassis – no rust or dents

- Premium period correct alloy wheels

- Leather & cloth interior

- Sunroof

- Power windows. power mirrors. power steering & power brakes

- Full size spare tire on alloy wheel

- SS exhaust

- All electrics & mechanical systems work


New items:

  - Nexen N5000 Ultra High performance 205-60-14 tires

- Wood rim steering wheel

- Sony CD player with (4) hi-output speakers & power antenna

- New headliner

- Cibie H4 headlights with upgraded fused/relay lighting circuit

- GAZ shocks front & rear (adjustable)

- Upper ball joints

- Front wheel bearings & seals

- Front & rear brake rotors. rebuilt calipers & EBC Green pads

- Clutch. pressure plate. slave cylinder & master cylinder

- Rebuilt carburetors

- Cam belt & tensioner

- All fan belts

- Rebuilt water pump

- Fuel pump

- Fuel filters & all fuel hoses

- Dist cap. rotor. Iridium plugs & Magnecor plug wires

- 3 row radiator for extra cooling capacity (original was 2 row unit)

- Thermostat. radiator & heater hoses

- All fluid (coolant. engine oil. trans & diff lube)

- Electric radiator cooling fans

- Wiper blade

- K&N air filter

- Battery

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