LOTUS EUROPA S2 COMPLETE RESTORED BODY / CHASSIS .
" EXCELLENT PROJECT CAR FOR STREET / TRACK. BODY/CHASSIS MATCHING VIN # 65 / 2193
* We are not brokers , dealers or flippers. Just enthusiast sharing our passion building specialty vehicles.
Before you consider purchasing a lotus Europa that is a barn find project $3K-$10K or recently restored $25K-$45K without true documentation of how long ago actual restoration was performed with specific items addressed, be aware of all the issues and hidden costs these very unique cars present for the average sports car enthusiast.
We have attempted to provide individuals a solid foundation the ability moving forward with confidence knowing key components that will provide reliability, safety have been addressed in a costly manner.
* Instead of spending extensive amount of time and money to restore your Europa project with the purchase of our ready to assemble body, chassis, engine, transaxle kit you can assemble transferring suspension brakes and all other related component's from your damaged body shell or rusted out chassis, or contact us for our custom suspension, brake upgrade kits.
Body Shell . All necessary fiberglass and related body work completed, including custom side inlet vents for engine compartment, optional front hood lid modification similar to Ford GT40 providing access to larger radiator venting out from top of hood providing increased air flow over larger area also increasing down force a must for mid engine design. All weak design flaws of door hard point mounts causing miss alignment, weak door handle mounting points and all other related issues to much to list have been addressed. Body in primer paint for vinyl wrap. We highly recommend instead of current automotive water base paints.
Chassis. Has been media cleaned thoroughly, powder coated, inspected in jig making sure all front suspension pickup points are correct, rear radius arm points and rear chassis frame has been reinforced to accept updated drive train power plants. Also includes driver /passenger seat frame reinforcement kit a must for drivers over 150 lb.
* NOT INCLUDED IN LISTED PRICE. OPTIONAL ENGINE / DRIVE TRAIN KITS.
* Engine / Trans / Drive train Conversion for Europa S2. Replacing the antiquated, lack of parts to service the under powered and weak Renault engine / trans axle, we have designed an alternative complete engine and trans axle assembly. Actually this conversion is 10lbs lighter than Renault package, due to weight saving of lightened engine rotating assembly, replacing cast iron intake / exhaust manifold ,and all other engine / transmission ancillary components.
Utilizing race proven reliable Cosworth YB 2.0 engine producing 264 H.P. @ 8000 rpm 199 lb.ft Torque @ 6100 rpm. Hewland MK9 close ratio racing gearbox with quick change gear ratios (5 Speed with reverse)
Engine rebuilt by prominent Cosworth specialist (Steve Jennings) 200 test miles, dry sump race engine.
Gearbox rebuilt by (Tayler engineering ) new ring/pinion, new modified rhino case/ input shaft ,new bearings, new clutch assembly.
Custom rear suspension upgrades, rear hub disc brake conversion kit.
Additional necessary modifications and parts. Modified custom aluminum front uprights, complete double a/arm suspension, light weight front brake hats, rotors. Modified custom rear uprights / hubs, double a/arm suspension, with disc brake conversion for C/V joints and axles. Custom alternator / necessary pulleys. Custom dry sump baffled oil tank. Shifter assembly and all other related hoses and fittings to complete conversion.
* Complete drive line conversion kit only. (engine, trans, all related installation kit, rear uprights, hubs, axles, disc brake conversion ) $39k- $45k
*Complete Running Car. ( above listed engine / drive train, body, paint or vinyl wrap, interior, electrical, glass, accessories) $48k- $58k
* WILL CONSIDER YOUR LOTUS EUROPA PROJECT OR RUNNING CAR AS PARTIAL PAYMENT FOR COMPLETE RUNNING CAR.
CALL FOR DETAILS: (818) 262-7357
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