1970 Lotus Elan S4 FHC
During 2016 / 17, we brought to life a customer’s vision of a 21st Century Lotus Elan. We built him the ultimate modern road going Elan using new or completely refurbished parts. It’s a gorgeous looking, seriously quick car with great handling, great stability at speed and it’s also refined and easy to use.
Body modified and painted by Option 1. Bodyshell fitted with Elan 26R type front and rear wheel arches, 26R front bumper and flat rear transom. Finished in Jaguar Opalescent Blue.
Bespoke premium quality leather interior including leather headlining and crash pad.
Black ‘super wool’ carpets.
Heated seats. Adjustable lumber supports.
New Spyder Zetec chassis and suspension.
Ford Sierra front and rear brake calipers.
Ford Zetec engine built by Dunnell engines, 250bhp and 183lb/ft torque.
Power to weight ratio is approx. 320bhp / ton. Weight: 781kg (unladed).
Ford MT75 5 speed gearbox.
Ford Sierra 4x4 Limited slip differential (3.62).
14” Minilite type wheels.
Bespoke teak dashboard featuring Elan S1-S3 toggle switches.
Rebuilt period radio with Bluetooth, handsfree etc.
Featured in Abolute Lotus Magazine May/June 2021.
For sale on behalf of our customer due to another project.