1965 Lotus Seven Series 2

Lot: 713

Sold for (£): 16,872
Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1965 Lotus Seven manual. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 81 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

 An attractively guided, smart Series 2 Seven...


  • UK-supplied on March 1st 1965 fitted with a 1600cc Ford Kent (crossflow)
  • Spent some time in Australia returning in 2014
  • Re-registered incorrectly as a Series 3. It's definitely a Series 2
  • Presented in traditional Lotus colours. Some recent mechanical fettling. 
  • Showing 83,455 miles and runs and drives well
  • Update - Fresh MOT issued until September 2020, issued with no advisories 


Lot Details

Registration: FNA 412C RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1965 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: Lotus Odometer reading (miles): 83455
Model: Seven MOT expiry: 2020-09-30
Warranted: No Chassis number: SB652370

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 81 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Lotus Green 


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Recent new plugs and leads.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Recent new clutch master cylinder, steering rack boots,track-rod end boots, brake hoses and steering column coupling.


Minor: Major:


Recent rewire.

Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history