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General Information

Year
1979
Make
Lotus
Model
Esprit S2
Color
Ferrari Red
History
Got the full Claudius treatment in the 1980s. Got a V8 engine. Got taken to Alaska. Was brought back to the lower 48 where the V8 was removed, but the original engine was long gone. It now has a stroked 2.2L 907 built from an early Esprit engine. The last North American H-suffix car.
1979 Lotus Esprit S2 (Ferrari Red)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Stroked 2.2L 907 engine. 912 cam carriers. Dell-Orto carbs. 104/107 cams. HTD cam pulleys.
Interior
Leather interior with red cloth inserts, made and installed by Claudius. Mario Andretti Esprit steering wheel.
Exterior
Turbo-style rear spoiler, bodywork by Lotus Prepared by Claudius. Rear glass window replaced with Turbo-style louvers. Turbo-style bumpers (made by Claudius). Ferrari Red paint.
Audio
80s vintage Alpine head unit.
Wheel and Tire
Epsilon 15- and 16-inch wheels. Yokohama S-Drive tires.

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