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For Sale at Auction: 1966 Lotus Type 47 in LEEDS, Alabama

Vehicle Description

1966-68 LOTUS 47 RACE CAR (Not a Historical Chassis Number 47) | This well sorted weapons grade race car beat the 911 Porsches when new and recently up to 2.5 liters at Barber, Road Atlanta, Mid Ohio, Sebring, etc., in the hand of 4 time SCCA and HSR 7 time National Champion Jim Roberts. Shown at the Hilton Head Concours twice (2003 and 2016). Dressed in gold leaf team Lotus colors with a 1565CC Lotus block and big valve head, built by Ted Wentz, 192HP @ 8000 RPM, run time under 3 Hours, 1300LB race weight, Hewland close ratio (3 Gearsets) Rhino Case w/sheets, shifts with precise long throws, racing flywheel and clutch, rear suspension has a Porsche 930 Turbo CV joints and outboard rotors rather than the original Roto-Flex rubber joints and inboard brakes, accepted by HMSA, SVRA, and HSR, winning its class and group in all three! The roll cage extends into the doors and connects to the frame front and rear, 10 Gallon (1 Hr and 15 Min) Fuel Cell within the roll cage rather than beside the engine, Halon Fire Suppressant System for engine and driver, double adjustable Koni Coil Over Suspension at all four corners, adjustable front and rear antisway bars, 8 inch front and 10.5 inch rear wheels (rules allow 8.5 front and 12 inch rear), spare front and rear tires, (4) unused mounted raid tires, set up sheets for chassis/tires, Not A Titled Item - Bill of Sale only. This vehicle will sell at public auction on Saturday, June 25th. Location: Barber Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. for all the details.  This item/nor any of the lots are part of the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Collection.

Vehicle Details

  • 1966 Lotus Type 47
  • Listing ID: CC-1602932
  • Price: Auction Vehicle
  • Location:LEEDS, Alabama
  • Year:1966
  • Make:Lotus
  • Model:Type 47
  • Exterior Color:GOLD LEAF TEAM COLOR
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:1034
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