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Lotus Esprit Turbo 1985 Project

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Lotus Esprit Turbo 1985 Project

Location: Miami

Seller is a private party

2.2 Liter Turbo Engine

5 speed manual

Giugiaro styles Esprit that needs lot of work.   It has not run in 4 years but owner states he has owned the car for 24 years but never got to the project.  He is now ready to let it go for 15k or best offer.

This is probably priced too high but could be a worthy restoration candidate for someone that loves Esprits.  It has the BBS wheels and the good thing is that its fiberglass.   It will still require a full resotration which includes full body work and paint,  engine work, and full interior restoration.

Anyone up for the Challenge?   I would love to see this restoration documented.

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1988 Lotus Esprit Turbo For Sale in Missouri

Lotus Esprit 1988 Turbo 
Price $18,995
Only 37k miles
Seller is a dealer in Saint Louis, Missouri, Bogies Motors (314) 703-7004

 

Seller will pay for shipping

$20k in recent service/ maintenance

VIN: SCCFC20A5JHF62115

I have always has a fondess for Lotus Esprits.    This is an 1988 model.    Peter Stevens redesigned the esprit which debuted in 1987 also known as Project X180.    These cars are turbo charged and produce 215 bhp and 220 lb-ft  which gave it a 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds.   Not bad for a 4 cylinder engine in the 1980s.    It also had a stop speed of 150 mph.

The 1989 Esprit was improved again with GM multi-port , electronic fuel injection and the addition of a new water to air intercooler which Lotus called the Chargecooler.   This raised performance to 264 hp with 280 available on overboost.   The 1989 cars had a 0-60 time of 47 seconds with a stop speed raised to 160 mph.  

Jaguar D-Type: Left Door Cunningham Race Team

 

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Jaguar D-Type: Left Door  Cunningham Race Team

Interesting piece of history.

Price: $3,500

Location: Daytona Beach, Florida

 

 

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Original Left Side Door from one of the CUNNINGHAM D-type JAGUARs.

Original Jaguar D-type door with period race modifications by the USA Cunningham Racing Team, (a second outer skin to blend into the full-width perspex window and a swing down piano style door hinge replacing the standard Jaguar horizontal door hinges).
Color is Off White outside with white “meatball” and what looks like faint number “12”, Inside is dark blue or black over a earlier Blue.
Dimensions are 22″ x 16″ x 4″

I took photos of this door next to a Cuningham D-type in the Collier museum in Naples Florida.
This door matches that car exactly in size, shape and paint patterns, and the car in the museum has a replacement door, so this could be the original for that car.
I bought this door in England many years ago. A Jaguar Team mechanic that worked there when the D-type was new told me that he recognised the Alfred Momo drilled door handle lightening holes.
Condition is unchanged from when I bought the door. It shows scratches, paint chips and dings associated with racing, the perspex window is partially missing. The door latch functions as it should.

1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead

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1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead

  • blue metallic/ red interior
  • Coach work by Mulliners
  • Chassis # LML/829
  • Engine # VB6J/384
  • Includes original factory build record
  • jack/ tools/ owner’s manual included
  • 2,922cc DOHC Inline 6 cylinder engine
  • 2 SU Carburetors
  • 4 Speed Manual Transmission
  • Front Independent Suspension with LIVE REAR AXLE
  • 4 wheel drum brakes
  • Rare Factory Left hand drive Drophead Coupe
  • Factory Fitted with the later 3 liter Vantage spec engine
  • Price: $565,000

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