1982 Lotus Esprit S3

Lot: 801

Sold for (£): 14,430
Offered for sale is a 2.2L 1982 Lotus Esprit S3 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 4 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

The S3 was the final evolution of Giugiaro's, era-defining design...


  • A full, glass-out-respray and presented now in amazing condition
  • Comes with its service book, various invoices and lots of MOTs verifying the 77,000 miles
  • Fully retrimmed in French Blue and Cream and now looking superb
  • The works included a cylinder head and carburettor rebuild, new clutch and more
  • Matching Pirelli tyres and lots of other works, this car is great value and will have a full service before the auction including cambelt.

Lot Details

Registration: FIB 156 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1982 Engine size: 2.2L
Make: Lotus Odometer reading (miles): 77000
Model: Esprit S3 MOT expiry: 2020-09-09
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: SCC085912CHD11294

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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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