For Sale at Auction: 1972 Lotus Elan in Elkhart, Indiana

Vehicle Description

To Be OFFERED AT AUCTION WITHOUT RESERVE at RM Sothebys' The Elkhart Collection event, 23 - 24 October 2020.
  • The famous 'DUE 886K'
  • Tuned by Ralph Broad for original owner David Pannel
  • 170 hp Cosworth BDA 16-valve DOHC engine with wet-sump lubrication
  • Reinforced gearbox; highly modified steering and suspension
  • Road-tested in Motor Sport, May 1972, and MOTOR, August 1972
  • Featured and described in Chris Harvey's Lotus: The Elite, Elan, Europa
  • Reportedly capable of more than 140 mph-the ultimate road-going Elan

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Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1335972
  • Price:Auction Vehicle
  • Location:Elkhart, Indiana
  • Year:1972
  • Make:Lotus
  • Model:Elan
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:820732
  • VIN:yellow 0319

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