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1991 LOTUS ELAN CONVERTIBLE - $23,900!!

YELLOW / BLACK / BLACK

6377 MILES!!!

WHAT AN AMAZING FIND THIS ELAN IS!! THIS BEAUTIFUL 2 OWNER VEHICLE IS NOT ONLY IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, IT RUNS PERFECT!! THIS ELAN WAS BOUGHT BY A LOCAL CLIENT OF OURS FROM AN EAST COAST LOTUS DEALER IN 98 WITH 1900 MILES. 14 YEARS LATER, THE VEHICLE STILL HAD JUST OVER 6K MILES!! IT HAS BEEN WELL CARED FOR IN A HEATED/COOLED GARGAED AND WAXED REGULARLY!! WE HAVE PUT A FEW HUNDRED MILES ON IT JUST ENJOYING HOW AMAZING IT IS!! THIS CAR WAS AHEAD OF ITS TIME DESPITE THE SHORT LIFE SPAN IT HAD!! IT WAS ONLY MADE FOR THE US MARKET IN 1991. ONLY 559 WERE BROUGHT OVER TO THE US, AND THE YELLOW EXTERIOR WAS PERSONALLY MY FAVORITE OF THOSE AVAIABLE. LOTUS WAS BACKED BY GM AT THAT TIME AND HAD MORE FUNDING FOR THIS VEHICLE THAN ANY IN PRIOR HISTORY. THIS MEANT SIGNIFICANT CRASH TESTING AND TECHNOLOGY THAT THEY HAD NOT HAD IN THE PAST. ALTHOUGH THIS WAS THE ONLY FRONT WHEEL DRIVE CAR, IT WAS STILL A GREAT HANDLING CAR WITH ITS STEEL CHASIS AND FIBER GLASS BODY. THE ISUZU ENGINE GAVE THE VEHICLE A RELIABLE 1.6L TURBO CHARGED 162 HP FOUNDATION FOR THIS LITTLE ROCKET. WHEN IT WINDS UP IT CERTAINLY DOES THE NAMEPLATE ON THE FRONT PROUD. IT IS A TRUE LOTUS CLASSIC!! ALL 559 OF THEM!!





WE HAVE RECENTLY DONE A FRESH OIL SERVICE ON THE VEHICLE. WE ALSO FOUND THE COMMON WINDOW REGULATOR ISSUE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE AND REPLACED THAT. THE DRIVERS SIDE WINDOW WORKS BUT REQUIRES ASSISTANCE FROM REAR (CLIP LIKELY BROKE). ALL OTHER INTERIOR FEATURES APPEAR TO BE IN WORKING CONDITION. THE TOP IS IN NEAR PERFECT CONDITION, GOES UP AND DOWN WITH EASE!! REAR DECK LID IS IN GOOD SHAPE, NO SCRAPES, SCRATCHES OR DAMAGE FROM TOP. THE PIRELLI P7000 TIRES ARE IN GREAT SHAPE, 9/32" ALL AROUND!! THE ONLY NOTICABLE DEFECT ON THE VEHICLE IS ON THE REAR BUMPER JUST ABOVE THE TAILPIPE. THERE IS A SPOT WHERE THE PAINT HAS PEALED UP A BIT FROM THE HEAT (SHOWN IN THE PICS). WE DID NOT PAINT TO KEEP THE ORIGINALITY OF THE VEHICLE!!



UPON DRIVING THE VEHICLE WE ALSO NOTICED A NOISE IN 3RD GEAR. AFTER INSPECTION, DESPITE THE LOW MILES, WE DECIDED TO REPLACE ALL SYNCROS INCLUDING REVERSE AND WILL INCLUDE A 1 YR PARTS AND LABOR WARRANTY!! THAT IS OUR COMMITTMENT TO MAKING SURE THIS IS THE MOST PERFECT DRIVING ELAN OUT THERE!!



YOU WILL NOT FIND A NICER ONE OUT THERE!!



CALL BILL NUCCIO JR FOR MORE INFORMATION:



630-878-4629 OR [email protected]
 

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