1979 Lotus Esprit S2  Chassis no. 7811/0548

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Lot 181
1979 Lotus Esprit S2
Registration no. THG 230T Chassis no. 7811/0548

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1979 Lotus Esprit S2
Registration no. THG 230T
Chassis no. 7811/0548
*Current ownership for two decades
*Right-hand Drive
*Extensive Restoration
*Desirable colour combination
*74,400 recorded mileage


MOT: 04/06/2020
Mileage: 74,400

This 1979 Lotus Esprit S2 is finished in deep gloss black with gold pin striping with a biscuit leather interior. The Esprit has been lovingly cared for and is in very good order throughout. Recent work includes a meticulous restoration completed by Surface & Design restoration specialists between 2016 to 2019. Included at this time was an engine rebuild built to 2.2-litre type 911 specification, a transmission overhaul with a new clutch, a new stainless steel exhaust system and manifold, resprayed paintwork, and a refurbishment of the four spoke alloy wheels. The S2 is offered in very good to excellent order and shows a recorded mileage of 74,400 on the odometer. In great driving condition, the Esprit comes with a comprehensive history file including a log of photographs, a current MOT test certificate and various invoices detailing the restoration work. This Esprit offers a fantastic opportunity to acquire a much collectable and usable model of the Lotus brand.

Footnotes

  • Vendor Score Total: 99/100

    EXTERIOR TOTAL: 25/25
    Body Work: 5
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 5
    Glass: 5
    Paint: 5
    Wheels/Tyres: 5

    INTERIOR TOTAL: 20/20
    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 5
    Headlining: 5
    Seats: 5
    Trim: 5

    ENGINE TOTAL: 20/20
    Mechanical components: 5
    Running: 5
    Starting: 5
    Under Bonnet: 5

    RUNNING GEAR TOTAL: 20/20
    Axles: 5
    Brakes: 5
    Gearbox/Clutch: 5
    Suspension: 5

    ELECTRICAL TOTAL: 10/10
    Ancillary components: 5
    Main components: 5

    Car History File: 4/5
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1979 Lotus Esprit S2  Chassis no. 7811/0548
1979 Lotus Esprit S2  Chassis no. 7811/0548
1979 Lotus Esprit S2  Chassis no. 7811/0548
1979 Lotus Esprit S2  Chassis no. 7811/0548
1979 Lotus Esprit S2  Chassis no. 7811/0548
1979 Lotus Esprit S2  Chassis no. 7811/0548
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