1972 Lotus Elan +2S

Lot: 837

Sold for (£): 17,380
Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1972 Lotus Elan 2+2 S manual. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 106 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A smartly presented Type 50 +2 2S and road ready...


  • The +2S had a new luxury interior with revised seats and centre console at launch
  • Looking fabulous in Carnival Red with an interior showing signs of gentle use
  • The original chassis plates are present as is the supplying dealer sticker in the window
  • Recent works have included new head, sump and cam cover gaskets, ball joints, and track-rod ends
  • The paintwork now gleams having been treated to a GTechniq ceramic protection at a cost of £900
  • Presented to auction with a fresh fluid service and an MoT until April 2019.


Lot Details

Registration: LNU 418J RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1972 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: Lotus Odometer reading (miles): 91200
Model: Elan 2+2 S MOT expiry: 2019-04-09
Warranted: No Chassis number: 502273

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 106 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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Dashboard: Boot:


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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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