The Car

the elan

Car Information

Car ID: 1405
Series: S2
Variant: Roadster
Model: S2|Roadster|26
Year: 1965
Type: 26
Chassis : 4947
Color: Blue
Engine :
Purchase Date: 2016-03-21
Sold Date :
Comments: Special hardtop - with wrap around lexan rear screen Raced extensively - last race was at Silverstone in late 70’s. Last driven on the road - September 1979 Mileage when taken off road - 94265 Original colour was Medici Blue with black hardtop. It was subsequently repainted black with a gold hardtop and finally fluorescent green overall. Original engine, gearbox and diff. Chassis was replaced at some point. Between 1986 and 1990 the car underwent considerable restoration but owing to a personal bereavement all work was halted in 1990 when the car was approximately 60% complete with many new parts having been purchased directly from Lotus but unfitted. The vehicle was then stored in a heated dry industrial garage until its sale in 2016. Since buying the car it has been totally restored over 3 years. It went back on the road in October 2019.
Owner ID: 2854
First name: Gerry
City Peterborough
State: Cambs
Country: United Kingdom
Member Since: 2020-10-27
Record Created: 2020-10-27 06:56:52
Record Modified: 2020-10-27 09:56:52
Factory Data - I've lost track of where this data originated and it may be incomplete, inaccurate, false, or just plain made up.
Year: 65
Month: 09
Production Batch:
Type:
Chassis: 4947
Suffix:
Engine: LP4222
Gearbox: 4
Color:
Build Date: 1965-09-04
Notes:

Record Update History

Operation Date Modified Year Type Chassis Series Variant Color Engine Purchase Date Sold Date Comments Image Owner City State Country
INSERT 2020-10-27 09:56:52 1965 26 4947 S2 Roadster Blue 2016-03-21 Special hardtop - with wrap around lexan rear screen Raced extensively - last race was at Silverstone in late 70’s. Last driven on the road - September 1979 Mileage when taken off road - 94265 Original colour was Medici Blue with black hardtop. It was subsequently repainted black with a gold hardtop and finally fluorescent green overall. Original engine, gearbox and diff. Chassis was replaced at some point. Between 1986 and 1990 the car underwent considerable restoration but owing to a personal bereavement all work was halted in 1990 when the car was approximately 60% complete with many new parts having been purchased directly from Lotus but unfitted. The vehicle was then stored in a heated dry industrial garage until its sale in 2016. Since buying the car it has been totally restored over 3 years. It went back on the road in October 2019. mycar Gerry Peterborough Cambs United Kingdom

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