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Lotus For Sale Was Appropriately Named

Petrolicious Productions By Petrolicious Productions
July 29, 2014
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The car: 1968 Lotus Elan Plus 2

Price: £21,999 (or near offer) 

Location: London, England, UK

Original Ad: Click here

It takes a significant amount of élan–energy and enthusiasm–to refresh a classic automobile. Apparently, this 1968 Lotus has inspired a great deal of it.

This 49,000-mile Plus 2 specimen was recommissioned after being stored for a lengthy stretch of time. In 2006, it was repainted in its factory shade of yellow. It now has a refurbished vinyl cover for its sunroof, as well as a “new … roof lining just fitted with material similar to original.” The “brakes, callipers, discs, steering rack, and bushes [have been] replaced.”

Under the hood, this four-seater has a rebuilt engine (connected to a reconstructed transmission), a refurbished head and clean Weber carburetors. The radiator and clutch are new pieces of hardware. However, some components, such as the interior, chrome, and chassis have survived since ’68.

If you know of a great, stylish car for sale and would like us to feature it, please let us know!

Petrolicious makes no claim as to the accuracy of the information contained in the car’s original listing, nor will it be held responsible for any errors in said information. If you’re interested in this car, do your homework and research it extensively before you buy.

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Cameron Nadeau
Cameron Nadeau

I pass this Lotus every day while walking my dog. I don’t think there’s a nicer example around. Fantastic car! I’ll miss it when it leaves the neighbourhood.

Brompty
Brompty

Not necessarily. This is at the top end of the cars for sale, so there is still hope.

Bertram Wooster
Bertram Wooster

O.K., it looks like Plus 2s are out of reach now as well.:(

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