No 9 of 40, very rare, completely original and stunning 1989 Lotus Esprit Turbo. This 80s supercar has covered only 62,700 miles and has full service history; original handbook; both sets of keys; fully operational remote central locking fobs; toolkit, alarm/immobiliser and protective cover for removable glass sunroof. Owned by mechanically sympathetic, fastidious mature Lotus fanatic.Major 'C Service' (included replacement of engine timing belt, belt tensioner and auxiliary drive belts) carried out on 03/04/2019 at 59,693 miles. Subsequent 'A Service' carried out 09/06/2020 at 62,159 miles. MOT expires 2 July 2021. HPI clear. Long list of recent preventative mechanical work undertaken by Lotus specialists including comprehensive ignition and fuel systems overhaul (pump, regulator, fuel tank breather pipes, ignition module, coil etc etc ) and a full gear linkage rebuild and set up. The car also benefits from just having had a full Dellorto carb rebuild by a carb spe…
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I have cherished this car since purchasing 21 years ago in 1999 with 22,900 miles. I am its 3rd owner and it has wanted for nothing and was used regularly but sympathetically. It has never been around a race track (other than having the honour of being the 2nd car in the ‘Esprit Parade Lap’ around Silverstone in 2016 commemorating 40 years of Esprit production). It has always been garaged and driven in a caring manner, I have been nowhere near the cars true capabilities. It is displayed very regularly at car shows and is much admired.
Whilst it is not 100% factory original, it can be taken back to factory spec. easily if required. The few changes made have been to either enhance the looks or performance and reliability of the vehicle and all are acceptable and recognised changes within the Lotus Esprit community. It is fitted with the S4 rear wing (with additional lift strut), Turbo SE front bumper, spots and air dam, the highly respected Ramsbottom & Brandt Germa…
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