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Fully Restored 1970 Lotus Europa S2 Autocross Car! “The Lucky Seven” Is Truly A Unique “One Off” Car!
Though it may not win best of show, it will get the most attention. This car is a real head-turner… It screams, “Look at Me”!!!
Nice and tight little 1970 Lotus Europa S2 for sale with a great Autocross setup. Owned by Lotus enthusiast and is in excellent shape all around.
Starts; runs and drives great with plenty of power, no smoke and smooth idling with a rebuilt 1565cc, 1.6L Renault Engine in excellent health and state of tune w/ high performance Dual Weber DCNF 40 Carburetors & K&N Filters, custom Aluminum Performance intake manifold (sourced from Italy), lightweight aluminum flywheel, Tuned Aluminum Performance Headers w/ new SuperTrapp Performance exhaust, custom high capacity oil cooler, remote oil filter setup and high capacity oil pump. Engine turns out plenty of power at around 120bhp with Performance "Hot" cam from Paeco and 1.7 litre Big Bore pistons and sleeves. Upgrades include new electric fuel pump & new 123 Distributor w/ Bluetooth Programmable Electronic Ignition, Tail Lights (rubber, housing & lenses), Radiator Fan, custom made Header/ Swirl Tank, new alternator & aftermarket Front Racing Spoiler. Tight and responsive four wheel independent suspension, front disc brakes, rear drum and new pads & shoes. Protech adjustable performance shock absorbers w/ Performance Springs, both front & back, adjustable Rear Camber Links and Performance bushings. Rides on Toyo Proxes R888R 185/60/13 w/ Genuine Lotus Cosmic Racing Wheels. Drivability is terrific, rides very well with no shakes or rattles, very stable, steering very responsive, good general feel, appropriate exhaust note yet not too loud.
Nice, presentable exterior with clean fiberglass body, double red & gold vinyl striping down the middle 13” wide, paint pearl white. The paint quality good with only minor hairline cracks in paint, typical for fiberglass bodies of that period. It has a nice luster and shine.
Professionally, fully restored interior is very quiet and comfortable for long drives and nicely insulated and includes lap seat belts, functioning ventilation and heat, refinished wood dash, new leather dash pad and upgraded radio with door mounted speakers. Electrics have been gone through and include an improved Fuse panel, relays and new window motors. Very nice wood and aluminum MotoLita steering wheel with Lotus horn button and matching wooden Lotus shift knob, clean console and nice, tidy, functional instrumentation. Electric windows & switches work well.
Vehicle Type: 2 Door Coupe
Original Miles: 45,200.
Vin Number: 65/2185
Date Invoiced: 9/18/1969
Engine #: 0581
Transmission #: 1145, 4-Speed
Parts Book, Two Shop Repair Manuals & Paperwork
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