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Lotus Europa sports racing car

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Description:

Genuine Lotus Europa sports racing car from the mid 1970’s, not a replica or reproduction.

The unique Lotus Europa is a series 2 modified in 1975 for Australian racing with a continuous race history back to 1971. 

The current owner is the third owner and holds the current CAMS/FIA (Australian) historic recognition document and original log books.

This Lotus was modified to specific engineering drawings prepared for this car by chief designer and Lotus 47 Project leader John Joyce. 

This Europa has a chassis with the front suspension to the original Lotus 47 drawings, Lotus F1, G series rear multi-link rose joint suspension geometry, adjustable front and rear spring platforms, competition Koni front and Bilstein rear dampers, adjustable rose jointed front and rear anti-sway bars.  Features include alloy front hubs, dual brake master cylinders, adjustable brake bias, Lotus 47 front discs and calipers, early F Ford rear calipers. 

This is a genuine collectors’ car, not a replica or reproduction. Engine is an ultra-reliable 1800cc alloy Renault (A110 Style) cross flow race engine with twin Webers, Cosworth cam grind, optical trigger distributor with high output electric ignition, tuned race exhaust, high volume oil system.  Gearbox is straight cut close ratio 4 speed Needham gearbox with Hewland diff driving forged axles through CV half shafts.  

The car has been raced reliably at only 3 major Historic events since a major body off restoration was completed in 2013.

Sale includes original drawings, spare suspension parts, wheels, brakes, body panels  some major engine parts.

£42,000

 

The car is in Australia




Details:

Seller: RaceCarsDirect
  Mike Walters
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Company RaceCarsDirect
Country: United Kingdom
City: Race Cars Direct
Phone: +44 (0) 7970 736644
+44 (0) 7970 736644
Currency: GBP
Trade or Private: Private
Price: £42,000
Added: 04/02/2020
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