Page Corner Page Corner
Logo Bottom Part

1977 Lotus Esprit Coupe For Sale

Ad Number: 81

What's It Worth What's
It Worth
Parts Parts
Print Listing Print
Email a Friend Email a
Vehicle Information
Price: $ 29500.00
Year: 1977
Make: Lotus
Model: Esprit Coupe
Engine: 2-Liter DOHC-4cyl
Transmission: 5-speed
Interior Color: Brown/genuine-Leather & Brn.-mohair
Exterior Color: LeMans-yellow
Mileage: 51,935 original-miles
Location: SanDiego - California
Phone: 619/299-0066

Rare Original Giugiaro-Design Lotus Esprit

-Weighing only a nimble 2,350-lbs (half-ton less than later iterations), this is the rare and increasingly sought after original Italian-designer first-year S1 'DS'(DesignerSeries, --as is demarcated upon the original leather-covered steering-wheel). Transaxle is in perfect condition (seals recently replaced), and has silky-smooth hi-tech Kevlar-clutch, 5th-gear is overdrive. So as to prevent renown fire-hazard, the entire Electrical-system has been up-graded with an EZ-access under-hood (formerly Lucas-junk awkwardly under dash) as is shown in two-pictures. Another major improvement is the installation of DOT-approved low-profile 2"-height aerodynamic Headlamps, -which places excellent light on the road, while greatly improving the opened appearance as well! The Headlamp-pod Servo-control was revised as to limit opening of the pod-doors only about 2" (instead of original absurd looking frog-eyed 8"). Also note the 36"-LED/Brake-light integrated into the Louvered-hatch. Additionally, the door-glass elect.actuators have been modified so that the windows now retract Fully-down, --thereby enabling comfortable placement of one's arm upon the window-sill (instead of upon the edge of the 1.5" upwardly protruding glass)! All instruments and other electricals function perfectly. The car has a 96"-wb, and the flawless wheels are the 5-original slotted-type which came with the S1-model. Note also the properly integrated (into leading-edge of window, just on the Designer's Prototype) Dual/remotely-adjustable (see photo of uni-switch) L/R-rearview Mirrors, which up-grade greatly improves driving-safety (the US-Importer's clumsy mirrors would invariably become nudged out of position when parked, --often going unnoticed until out in the middle of a critically dangerously highway situation, where you need to see otherwise blind-spots!). Also, of particular importance to taller-persons, the driver's-seat mounting was moved-aft 1.5" and down-2" as to provide ample leg-room and head-clearance relative to the leather headliner. Another really slick feature is the glass-windowed engine-cover, enabling viewing of the engine even at night via the L/R side-windows (a dash-switch enables the driver to also look aft and view the engine through the cabin-window while driving). To improve radio-reception, a tele-antenna is integrated into the driver-side A-piller. In general, some $35k was expended toward numerous vital improvements, making this early specimen much more civilized for one's driving enjoyment...
About Us |
Contact Us |
The seconds ticked on, as living, learning, constantly busy to rolex watches repeat, walk continuously, day after day, in replica watches time, or positive, strive for uk online replica watches tomorrow; or just as time drift drift numb.
SCAM Safety |
Privacy Policy |
Terms of Use |
Report a Bug |
Site Map