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1974 Lotus Elite Elise 503 Type75 California Car

1974 Lotus Elise Elite type 75 503

Condition: Used
Make: Lotus
Model: Elise
SubModel: Elite Type75
Type: Coupe
Trim: Elite type 75 503
Year: 1974
Mileage: 18,617
VIN: 74090121B
Color: yellow
Engine: 2.0 liter I4
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 5spd manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: tan
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Saint Helena, California, United States
Extras
Air Conditioning, Power Windows
Cassette Player
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Description for Lotus Elise 1974

Solid California with original Blue PlatesGets attention everywhere it goes
Lotus Elite Type 75 503, with power steering and A/C (no fan belt attached to A/C unit)1974 #121 off the assembly lineFiberglass body and Chassis in excellent condition, garage keptWeight is only 2300 lbs- Yellow exterior - previous owner did a respray, not bad, driver quality- All original 2.0 liter aluminum I4 16 valve with dual side draft carbs- Runs great, does smoke a bit on start up if sitting for a period of time- Original 5spd manual transmission Clutch in great shape, shifts smoothly- Headlights converted to electric motors for consistency, original vacuum mechanics included if you wish to convert back to vacuum- Seats and panels recovered- Carpet in great shape- Rear hatch opens as it should new gas struts for rear hatch and engine bonnet- Rear wiper motor not installed- Windshield washer does not work- Am/Fm cassette not working- All gauges, horn, and exterior signals and lights work (Speedometer sometimes stops working)- Power windows work great
The Elite's striking shape was designed byOliver Winterbottom. He is quoted as saying that the basic chassis and suspension layout were designed byColin Chapman, making the Elite and its sister design theEclatthe last Lotus road cars to have significant design input from Chapman himself.