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1968 LOTUS ELAN +2

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Armadale VIC
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1968 LOTUS ELAN +2

  • 17,317 MILES
  • 4 SP MAN
  • 4 CYL
  • 2D COUPE
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FOR AUCTION DECEMBER 10th, MELBOURNE, VIC. This rare 1968 ‘Black Badge’ Lotus Elan +2 is finished in period correct Porsche Golden Green with its original black interior trim and carpet. Purchased by the current owner 18 years ago the car has been well maintained by him, always garaged and drives an ...more

FOR AUCTION DECEMBER 10th, MELBOURNE, VIC. This rare 1968 ‘Black Badge’ Lotus Elan +2 is finished in period correct Porsche Golden Green with its original black interior trim and carpet. Purchased by the current owner 18 years ago the car has been well maintained by him, always garaged and drives and performs beautifully. Originally delivered to Geoghegan’s in Sydney in 1968, this Elan +2 features a new Spyder chassis with internal roll bar and sump guard fitted. The twin-cam engine has had a recent refresh, the 4-speed close ratio gearbox is smooth, and it has a constant velocity rear drive (as opposed to the Lotus doughnuts). Fitting a new set of 165 x 13 tyres on to the original 13” Lotus alloy rims is recommended. A purpose-fitted Catalina car cover sporting a Lotus badge is included, along with the original jacking plate, and a Lotus Elan workshop manual. And as for the ‘Black Badge’ on the bonnet? Some say that these were fitted to a limited production run of cars to commemorate the death of the legendary Jim Clark in April 1968 who had been so successful racing for Lotus in 1963 and 1965. Others meanwhile posit the theory that this story is apocryphal and that having run out of the traditional yellow Lotus badge, those in the factory in Norfolk, of necessity, turned to a box of Black Badges that had arrived by mistake, and simply used these until the next batch of yellow badges arrived. ...less

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Vehicle Details
  • VIN 50-1214
  • RWC No
  • Miles 17,317
  • Engine 1.6L Litres
  • Cylinders 4
  • Trans 4 SP MANUAL
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Fuel System TWIN CARB
  • Body 2D COUPE
  • Colour Green
  • Interior Black
  • AD ID JCW4070647
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FOR AUCTION DECEMBER 10th, MELBOURNE, VIC. This rare 1968 ‘Black Badge’ Lotus Elan +2 is finished in period correct Porsche Golden Green with its original black interior trim and carpet. Purchased by the current owner 18 years ago the car has been well maintained by him, always garaged and drives an ...more

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