1957 Lotus Eleven (Chassis No. 287)
This 1957 Lotus Eleven is chassis # 287, and is fully authentic with the original chassis tag (as confirmed by the Lotus Eleven registry). It is powered by a Coventry Climax FWB 1498 cc motor.
Documentation includes Old FIA papers, VSCCA logbook, a British vehicle registration logbook, and British vintage sports car club eligibility documents. We have many of the original invoices (issued to the original owner) from 1957 onward.
Chassis # 287 was originally sold May of 1957 to R. Walker of Sheffield, England, under British registration number 2068WB.
The car had podium finishes in period at Imola (Italy), Spa (Belgium), finished second at Silverstone (England), and won first place Snetterton (England). More recently, the Eleven won its division at the Lemans classic, where it reached 148 MPH on the Mulsanne Straight plus many more recent races including Silverstone Classic, Spa Six Hours, Donnington Historic etc.
4 spare wheels