1989 Lotus Esprit 2.2 N/A

Lot: 168

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 2.2L 1989 Lotus Esprit 2.2 N/A manual that has been with the current owner for the last 8 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 96 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Iconic Lotus Esprit in the best colour combination of metallic midnight blue and contrasting biege leather interior. Supplied with its original service handbook/ manual which show a cruical full service history, this well cared for normally aspirated 1989 2.2 litres Lotus Esprit presents very well. A credit to the current vendor this car we are told has been garaged and only used occaionally in summer. This car is fiited with a CD player, Alarm & immobiliser and momo steering wheel. 

We are told that its most recent work apart from a new battery and new MOT in February 2015 was the following:

Recent Work by Paul Matty
- C Service at 92K miles (23/10/2013)
- New Exhaust manifold (2013)
- New fuel tank (2013)
- New fuel pump (2013)
- New clutch (2014)

Viewing of this iconic british sports car is recommended.


Lot Details

Registration: G646 XRK RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1989 Engine size: 2.2L
Make: Lotus Odometer reading (miles): 94000
Model: Esprit 2.2 N/A MOT expiry: 2016-02-02
Warranted: No Chassis number: SCC085912LHD13633

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 96 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Exterior paintwork is original and in good condition for age, odd chip and scuff.


Door-cards: Carpets:
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Dashboard: Boot:


Interior leather work is good apart from wear and tear on driver's door arm rest and the right shoulder area of driver's seat (this would be next project!). Plastic sunroof clip on passenger side has a broken arm in the hinge but still works as is.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Mechanically very sound condition, starts first time (new Bosch battery fitted 02/2015).


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
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Minor: Major:


Electric window motors are slow but work.

Vehicle History


All service stamps in original service book. 

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