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Lotus Esprit S3 1986

Price: € 34 500

  • Year: May 1986
  • Kilometers: 51,000 miles
  • Exterior: Red
  • Interior: Tan leather
  • Engine: 2.2L
  • Transmission: 5 Manual
  • Seats: 2
  • Steering: RHD

The best of the classic Lotus Esprits, the S3 benefits from a galvanised steel chassis combined with the highly-rated ‘Lotus’ composite body, resulting in a classic car without any of the corrosion issues normally associated with cars of this era. 
The S3 proved by far to be the best Esprit to appear in normally-aspirated guise with the original classic ‘wedge’ shaped outline. Only 767 cars were manufactured, making the Esprit S3 a rare and unique investment opportunity.
This stunning example has only driven 52000 miles from new and was restored 4 years ago. It has an extensive service history and has been meticulously cared for. The cam belt was replaced 400 miles ago along with an impressive list of other components and service items.
The paintwork is exceptional as is the interior which has also been re-trimmed with new leather seats, carpets and linings and it benefits from the popular colour combination of ‘Lotus Red’ with a ‘Tan’ leather interior. 
This is a stunning example of this legendary classic ‘mid-engined’ Lotus made famous by James Bond, an ideal investment opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts, there is only one way this classic is going, and that is up !
• Desirable S3 model
• 0-60mph in 6.5 seconds
• Top speed 135 mph
• 52,000 genuine miles documented
• Original service book stamped
• Built May 1986
• Official Lotus ‘Certificate of Provenance’
• Recent quality restoration
• Galvanised steel chassis
• Stunning paintwork with no crazing
• Desirable ‘Lotus Red’
• Perfect ‘Tan’ leather interior
• Engine fully serviced
• Cam belt changed 400 miles ago
• Gearbox oil recently changed
• Stainless steel manifold
• Upgraded fuel lines
• Remote alarm Immobiliser
• Central door locking
• New windscreen
• New ‘upgraded’ clutch 
• Upgraded front brake callipers
• Upgraded front springs
• New suspension bushes
• New fuel tank
• Quality re-trimmed interior
• Roof headlining replaced
• New professionally re-trimmed leather seats
• Carpets professionally trimmed and replaced
• Electric windows
• Electric ‘pop-up’ headlights
• Radio & CD player
• New electric ariel
• Original Lotus ‘two-tone’ alloy wheels professionally refurbished
• New performance tyres
• Extensive history file
This beautiful Lotus Esprit has been lovingly restored with great attention to detail and has to be one of the most stunning classic Esprits available.

The best of the classic Lotus Esprits, the S3 benefits from a galvanised steel chassis combined with the highly-rated ‘Lotus’ composite body, resulting in a classic car without any of the corrosion issues normally associated with cars of this era.
 
The S3 proved by far to be the best Esprit to appear in normally-aspirated guise with the original classic ‘Giugiaro’ wedge-shaped design. Only 767 cars were manufactured, making the Esprit S3 a rare and unique investment opportunity.

This stunning example has only driven 51000 miles from new and was restored 4 years ago. It has an extensive service history and has been meticulously cared for. The cam belt was replaced 400 miles ago along with an impressive list of other components and service items.

The paintwork is exceptional as is the interior which has also been re-trimmed with new leather seats, carpets and linings and it benefits from the popular colour combination of ‘Lotus Red’ with a ‘Tan’ leather interior.
 
This is a stunning example of this legendary classic ‘mid-engined’ Lotus made famous by James Bond, an ideal investment opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts - there is only one way this classic is going, and that is up !

• Desirable S3 model
• 0-60mph in 6.5 seconds
• Top speed 135 mph
• 51,000 genuine miles documented
• Original service book stamped
• Built May 1986
• Official Lotus ‘Certificate of Provenance’
• Recent quality restoration
• Galvanised steel chassis
• Stunning paintwork with no crazing
• Desirable ‘Lotus Red’
• Perfect ‘Tan’ leather interior
• Engine fully serviced
• Cam belt changed 400 miles ago
• Gearbox oil recently changed
• Stainless steel manifold
• Upgraded fuel lines
• Remote alarm Immobiliser
• Central door locking
• New windscreen
• New ‘upgraded’ clutch
• Upgraded front brake callipers
• Upgraded front springs
• New suspension bushes
• New fuel tank
• Quality re-trimmed interior
• Roof headlining replaced
• New professionally re-trimmed leather seats
• Carpets professionally trimmed and replaced
• Electric windows
• Electric ‘pop-up’ headlights
• Radio & CD player
• New electric ariel
• Original Lotus ‘two-tone’ alloy wheels professionally refurbished
• New performance tyres
• Extensive history file

This beautiful Lotus Esprit has been lovingly restored with great attention to detail and has to be one of the most stunning classic Esprits available.

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