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1957 Lotus Eleven Series 1 Le Mans145,000 USD

1957 Series 1 Lotus Eleven Le Mans

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1957 Series 1 Lotus Eleven Le Mans (dedion rear end) powered by a Coventry Climax FWB with twin 45 DCOE Weber carbs. Gearbox is Sprite ribcase. It has a single seater setup. Eligible for all American Historic racing events.

Reference Number 613881

as of 5/29/2020

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Kelly Dietrick Exceptional Car Broker  Contact  Location
 Phone  412-737-5593  City  Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA  Fax    State  Pennsylvania
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Car 1957 Lotus Eleven Series 1 Le Mans
VIN 246 
Options Competition: Full Race setup, Racing Seats, Rollcage 
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Known History

 

1957 Series 1 Lotus Eleven Le Mans (dedion rear end) powered by a Coventry Climax FWB with twin 45 DCOE Weber carbs. Gearbox is Sprite ribcase. It has a single seater setup.

When new It was was two-seater setup – Still have the original screen. It is believed that the original body was badly damaged so, when restored in the eighties, a completely new nose and rear section was ordered from Williams and Pritchard and it was converted to single-seater. Originally the engine this car was a Coventry Climax FWA (1080cc) it now has the larger FWB motor (1098cc).

Maintained by JR Mitchell of GMT racing.

Addition of bonnet scoop and cool box.

Addition of “Chapman struts”

The slight relocation or the upper shock mounts was done by JR. Mitchell. Car comes with many extras. Sold on a Bill of Sale. Comes with loads of documentation.