Lotus Elan S2 to 26R specification (1965).
Ready for historic racing and with FIA/HTP papers.
This Lotus Elan is build for historic racing to full 26R specification. With its fantastic 1594 cc Lotus Twin Cam engine, it is one of the most popular choices for any historic championship. It has the full lightweight body with extended wheel arches and lightweight windscreen. The chassis is reinforced according to FIA Appendix K specifications and there is a full FIA rollcage.. The original engine block with forged steel crank and conrods, comes with a cilinder head modified by Racing Fabrications UK, and produces approx. 170 bhp. The gearbox has an aluminium bell housing, and the clutch is competition spec. Brake calipers are with s/s pistons and racing pads. The steering rack is modified for optimal geometry. Of course, the fuel tank is an aluminium foam filled one, and the fuel pump is from Facet. Total weight of this Elan is only 565 kg dry, which is a guarantee for impressive performance ! Just before putting it up for sale, the owner of the car has invested a total amount of over 7.000 EUR to overhaul the complete car (engine, suspension, brakes), and it comes with a brand new set of Dunlop Racing tyres and a new FIA approved safety belt as well. It also features a built-in AMB transponder and a heated windscreen, which can be very useful for track use. The car has a Swedish registration, so can be entered for road events like Tour Auto.
If you are looking for a competitive historic racing car, then this little Lotus is definitely one to have a look at. A proper racecar, which has a proven reliability and performance on the track, and now ready for a new owner. As it is competitively priced, it is a great buy for anyone who wants to enjoy historic racing.