1984 Lotus Excel/Eclat  Chassis no. SC089912DHD11390

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Lot 102
1984 Lotus Excel/Eclat
Registration no. A187 XGG Chassis no. SC089912DHD11390

Sold for £ 9,000 (US$ 11,120) inc. premium
1984 Lotus Excel/Eclat
Registration no. A187 XGG
Chassis no. SC089912DHD11390
*Good history
*Desirable colour
*Low mileage example


Odometer Reading: 41200
MOT Expiry: 20/09/2020

Continuing a theme started with the early 1970s Elite model, the Excel updated the philosophy while staying true to Lotus' mix of handling and performance. This example is more unusual in being painted metallic blue and the paint, along with the bodywork, is in very good order, with no signs of stone chips to the front bumper/spoiler or behind the rear wheels. Shutlines are notably good and the vendor reports that the wheels have been refurbished recently. Also in fine fettle is the engine bay, which is clean, tidy and shows no signs of serious wear. The interior presents well, with the seat fabric very clean and showing no signs of mistreatment. Door cards, dashboard and centre console remain in very good order. Recently serviced and coming with plenty of history, this Excel should appeal to all lovers of later Lotuses.

Footnotes

  • Vendor Score Total: 78/100

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    Key for sellers' assessments:
    1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
    2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
    3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
    4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
    5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

    EXTERIOR TOTAL: 20/25
    Body Work: 4
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 4
    Glass: 4
    Paint: 4
    Wheels/Tyres: 4

    INTERIOR TOTAL: 16/20
    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 4
    Headlining: 4
    Seats: 4
    Trim: 4

    ENGINE TOTAL: 16/20
    Mechanical components: 4
    Running: 4
    Starting: 4
    Under Bonnet: 4

    RUNNING GEAR TOTAL: 15/20
    Axles: 4
    Brakes: 4
    Gearbox/Clutch:4
    Suspension: 3

    ELECTRICAL TOTAL: 8/10
    Ancillary components: 4
    Main components: 4

    Car History File: 3
1984 Lotus Excel/Eclat  Chassis no. SC089912DHD11390
1984 Lotus Excel/Eclat  Chassis no. SC089912DHD11390
1984 Lotus Excel/Eclat  Chassis no. SC089912DHD11390
1984 Lotus Excel/Eclat  Chassis no. SC089912DHD11390
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