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Chris Hones
McGraths Hill NSW, Australia
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Lotus Sports Race Car

$5 AUD
10 months ago
3 months ago
Lotus 54, Europa S2
McGraths Hill NSW, Australia
Roll Cage
Log Book

Lotus Sports Race Car, eligible for major race events, track days. Continuous Australian race history back to 1971. The first Lotus Europa to race in CAMS (MA) Australian National competition events. Maintained to original specifications for this unique Lotus, engineered for Australian racing by chief Lotus designer, Lotus 47 Project leader John Joyce. The current owner, the third owner in the 1970's. Full current documentation, CAMS/FIA (Australian) historic group Q R recognition with original log books.
This car is a long way ahead of a basic Lotus Europa. Unique 1975 specs for this car feature Lotus F1, G-series rear multi-link, rose jointed suspension geometry based on Lotus 49 F1 car. Adjustable front and rear spring platforms, competition Koni front and Bilstein rear dampers, Bowin P4 rear uprights, adjustable rose jointed Lotus 47 front suspension, race spec anti-sway bars. Custom alloy front hubs, dual brake master cylinders, adjustable brake bias, Lotus 47 front discs and callipers, rear discs with Formula Ford calipers. Wide Formula 2 wheels, 10 inch rear, 8 inch front.
A genuine collectors’ car, raced back in the 1970’s, Warwick Farm, Amaroo, Bathurst, not a replica car, tribute copy or reproduction. Engine is an ultra-reliable 1800cc alloy Renault (A110 Style) cross flow race engine with twin Webers, Cosworth cam grind, optical trigger distributor with high output electric ignition, tuned race exhaust, high volume oil system. Gearbox is straight cut, close ratio 4 speed Needham Renault gearbox with Hewland diff driving forged axles through race spec CV half shafts.
Regularly maintained since full body off rebuild. Recent new Tilton clutch, calliper seals and master cylinders.
Sale includes original drawings and some spare parts unique to the car.