Lotus Elan SE Turbo 1990

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Lot No: 36
Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1990 Lotus Elan SE Turbo 69,060 (Warranted) £6000 + buyers premium


Well-Cared For: This 1990 Lotus Elan M100 SE Turbo is finished in the iconic British Racing Green, adorned with a striking Lotus yellow racing stripe, it really is a timeless 90’s roadster. First registered on the 11th May 1990, this gem has been cherished throughout its life.

Great Maintenance: The original owner acquired this beauty from Bell & Colvill in Horsley for £24,135, as evidenced by the original bill of sale in the comprehensive history file. Every aspect of this car reflects the commitment to the brilliant maintenance and upgrades.

Inside, the grey leather interior is complemented by Lotus yellow detailing, creating a road track feel. The engine has been thoughtfully upgraded with a K&N air filter housed in the original casing, Iridium Spark Plugs, and Magnecor Plug Leads. A new alternator was installed in 2020 for extra reliability.

The engine bay is a sight to behold, featuring vibrant Samco yellow hoses in various areas. The raised metal number plates add a touch of authenticity, and the car boasts new side window sills to the windscreen. The uprated headlamp bulbs and new gears for the pop-up lights ensure clear visibility and working pop ups!

Comes with Everything: This Elan M100 is a complete package. It comes with a battery charge plug in the cockpit, a cockpit wind deflector for open-air driving enjoyment, and grooved discs paired with EBC Yellow pads at the front and EBC Green pads at the rear for confident braking performance.

The suspension has been upgraded with Gaz adjustable gas dampers and springs, allowing for an adjustable ride height to suit your driving preferences. The PNM 57mm stainless steel sports exhaust not only enhances the car’s acoustic appeal but also supposedly provides a substantial 20bhp increase in power.

The Elan has been MOT’d and has a certifcate until the 6th June 2024. It also comes with a wealth of history, including invoices, newspaper cutouts, and the Owner’s Handbook filled with 18 stamps between 1991 and 2005.

Classic Appeal: This SE Turbo has that classic British sports car charm, marrying timeless design with modern enhancements. It wears its racing heritage proudly with the Lotus yellow racing stripe and carefully chosen performance upgrades.

Mixing Old and New: While preserving the original aesthetics, this Elan integrates modern conveniences such as a radio cassette player with a pop-up screen. For security, it features an immobilizer and comes with two sets of keys.

Seller’s Insight: This M100 is a true collector’s item and a rare find. It offers an exhilarating driving experience but also presents a unique opportunity to own a potentially collectable car that has been well maintained and thoughtfully upgraded.

Auction Info: Don’t miss your chance to own this exceptional 1990 Lotus Elan M100.

Lot No. 36
Auction 27th October 2023 - 95% SOLD
Vehicle Make Lotus
Vehicle Model Elan SE Turbo
Year of Manufacture 1990
Mileage 69,060 (Warranted)
Registration H495HPF
Date first Registered 05/11/1990
MOT 06/06/2024
Chassis Number SCC100ZT1MHD16278
Engine Number 981760
Estimated Sale Price £5,000 - £6,000

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