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Car Information

Car ID: 1255
Series: +2
Variant: FHC
Model: +2|FHC|50
Year: 1971
Type: 50
Chassis : 7107102351L
Color: Carnival Red
Engine : I21191
Purchase Date: 1981-01-25
Sold Date :
Comments: Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format but incorporates the 1969 build number, 2351. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. This car was completed 20th November 1969 and was 1 of 59 cars built to USA specifications including Federal style seats that were either never shipped to the USA or shipped and returned. At some point it was converted back to UK spec retaining the Federal Seats thus being a uk/federal hybrid. The car was then registered in 1971 as an S type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification.
Owner ID: 1200
First name: Harry
City Blandford Forum
State: Dorset
Country: United Kingdom
Member Since: 2019-4-9
Record Created: 2019-04-09 15:58:58
Record Modified: 2020-06-17 16:43:11

Record Update History

Operation Date Modified Year Type Chassis Series Variant Color Engine Purchase Date Sold Date Comments Image Owner City State Country
VERIFIED 2020-06-17 16:43:11 1971 50 7107102351L +2 FHC Carnival Red I21191 1981-01-25 Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format but incorporates the 1969 build number, 2351. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. This car was completed 20th November 1969 and was 1 of 59 cars built to USA specifications including Federal style seats that were either never shipped to the USA or shipped and returned. At some point it was converted back to UK spec retaining the Federal Seats thus being a uk/federal hybrid. The car was then registered in 1971 as an S type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification. mycar Harry Blandford Forum Dorset United Kingdom
UPDATE 2020-02-06 12:39:09 1971 50 7107102351L +2 FHC Carnival Red I21191 1981-01-25 Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format but incorporates the 1969 build number, 2351. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. This car was completed 20th November 1969 and was 1 of 59 cars built to USA specifications including Federal style seats that were either never shipped to the USA or shipped and returned. At some point it was converted back to UK spec retaining the Federal Seats thus being a uk/federal hybrid. The car was then registered in 1971 as an S type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification. mycar Harry Blandford Forum Dorset United Kingdom
UPDATE 2019-04-17 05:22:55 1971 50 7107102351L +2 FHC Carnival Red I21191 1981-01-25 Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format but incorporates the 1969 build number, 2351. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. The car was built in November 1969 to USA specifications including Federal style seats. The car was either never shipped to the USA or shipped and returned and at some point it was converted back to UK spec retaining the Federal Seats. The car was then registered in 1971 as an S type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification. mycar Harry Blandford Forum Dorset United Kingdom
UPDATE 2019-04-13 11:41:17 1971 50 7107102351L +2 FHC Carnival Red I21191 1981-01-25 Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format but incorporates the 1969 build number, 2351. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. The car was built in November 1969 to USA specifications including Federal style seats. The car was never shipped to the USA and at some point it was converted back to UK spec but retained the Federal Seats. The car was then registered in 1971 as an S type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification. mycar Harry Blandford Forum Dorset United Kingdom
UPDATE 2019-04-09 17:30:37 1971 50 7107102351L +2 FHC Carnival Red I21191 1981-01-25 Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. The car was built in November 1969 to USA specifications including Federal style seats. The car was never shipped to the USA and at some point it was converted back to UK spec but retained the Federal Seats. The car was then registered in 1971 as an S type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification. mycar Harry Blandford Forum Dorset United Kingdom
UPDATE 2019-04-09 16:04:40 1971 50 7107102351L +2 FHC Carnival Red I21191 1981-01-25 Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. The car was built in November 1969 to USA specifications including Federal style seats. The car was never shipped to the USA and at some point it was converted back to UK spec but retained the Federal Seats. The car was then registered in 1971 as an 'S' type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification. mycar Harry Blandford Forum Dorset United Kingdom
UPDATE 2019-04-09 16:01:22 1971 50 7107102351L +2 FHC Carnival Red I21191 1969-12-31 Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. The car was built in November 1969 to USA specifications including Federal style seats. The car was never shipped to the USA and at some point it was converted back to UK spec but retained the Federal Seats. The car was then registered in 1971 as an 'S' type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification. mycar Harry Blandford Forum Dorset United Kingdom
UPDATE 2019-04-09 16:00:04 1971 50 7107102351L +2 FHC Carnival Red I21191 Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. The car was built in November 1969 to USA specifications including Federal style seats. The car was never shipped to the USA and at some point it was converted back to UK spec but retained the Federal Seats. The car was then registered in 1971 as an 'S' type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification. mycar Harry Blandford Forum Dorset United Kingdom
INSERT 2019-04-09 15:58:58 1971 50 7107102351L +2 FHC Carnival Red I21191 Please note the actual build date was November 1969 but the VIN number is post 1970 format. The following was confirmed by the Lotus Factory. The car was built in November 1969 to USA specifications including Federal style seats. The car was never shipped to the USA and at some point it was converted back to UK spec but retained the Federal Seats. The car was then registered in 1971 as an 'S' type although it is a standard +2. It was sold in 1971. It now has a spyder chassis, UJ drive shafts and has been converted to Big Valve specification. mycar Harry Blandford Forum Dorset United Kingdom

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