For Sale: 1997 Lotus Esprit in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Orlando is proud to present this 1997 Lotus Esprit V8 Twin Turbo. Lotus rolled out their first Esprit in the late 70s. The idea was a lightweight fiberglass body wrapped around a steel backbone which housed a mid mounted engine delivering power to the rear wheels. The formula was one for a very sporty car which was fine tuned over the years. In 1996 Lotus released a big surprise in the form of a self-developed 3.5 Liter aluminum V8 featuring twin Garrett Turbochargers. Tests in the day achieved performance numbers on par with the best contemporary exotics and a top speed of over 175 MPH. This particular example is a clean stock example in beautiful red over tan leather. It rides on the handsome set of 6 spoke alloy wheels. The seating position is all business, the exhaust note is sophisticated, and the acceleration will excite even the most seasoned driver. If you've never driven a turbocharged car before, it is a sensation you must experience. This is a car that is for the driving enthusiast. With just 43,090 miles on the odometer this Lotus is ready for a new home. If you're looking for a sharp exotic, this is the one you want to own! Options include AC, AM/FM/CD stereo, targa top, spare tire, cruise control, power brakes, power steering, power locks, jack, power windows, power mirrors, seat belts, leather interior and alloy wheels wrapped in radial tires. This 1997 Lotus Esprit is offered for sale by our Orlando Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD video at For additional information please call our knowledgeable staff at (407)771-2000 or email us at [email protected] Our Orlando Showroom is located at 635 Century Point Suite 101, Lake Mary, FL 32746. See more at:

Vehicle Details

  • 1997 Lotus Esprit
  • Listing ID:CC-1547029
  • Price:$55,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1997
  • Make:Lotus
  • Model:Esprit
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:43090
  • Stock Number:ORD1892
  • VIN:SCCFE33C5VHF65082

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Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, IL 62269
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