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Lot No. 735 - 1979 Lotus Elite (Type 75) 503 LHD

Sold for: £9,768

A one owner, low mileage example of Oliver Winterbottom's dramatic four-seat Coupe.
Details Specification Condition Report
  • Replacing the Elan+2, the four-seat Type 75 was built from 1974 - 1980
  • Aluminium-block, DOHC, 1973cc four-cylinder Type 907 engine rated at 155bhp
  • The 503 was produced with the additional benefit of air conditioning and power steering
  • This smart example has had one owner from new with less than 16,000 recorded miles
  • Originally destined for Saudi Arabia, this cancelled order was sold through the UK dealer network
  • All original with bespoke seat covers still in place from day one
  • Possibly the most original and lowest mileage Elite extant
Year of manufacture:
1979
Make:
Lotus
Chassis number:
77020163C
# of cylinders:
4
Transmission:
Manual
Engine capacity:
2000
Body colour:
Yellow
MOT Expiry:
Friday 21 May 2021
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
EEL 506T
Model:
Elite Coupe 503
Interior colour:
Stone
Odometer Reading:
15758
miles
Warranted Mileage:
Warranted

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

102 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

All original

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Original

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

All original, exceptionally low mileage

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

All original, exceptionally low mileage

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels and tyres:

Remarks

All original

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

All original

Vehicle History

Remarks

Original owner from new, extremely low genuine mileage.

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