Lotus Elan

Remember Pinky, the Jaguar Heather Sprint?

PostPost by: trw99 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:30 am

Recall our amazement at events back in 2011 with the pink Sprint garage find?

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Well, the car has resurfaced: http://www.paulmattysportscars.co.uk/sh ... px?id=3191

The second owner had it from 1974. He stored it in a garage from 1982 with 67000 miles on the clock and advertised it for sale in July 2011. A dealer bought it from him for ?14k, then sold it a week later at the Donington Show for ?17k to Howard Wiltshire. Now Paul seeks ?38,950 for it.

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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:09 am

That's the heather car? I saw it at Matty's last Thursday... Paul gave me a look around it, certainly beautiful now!
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PostPost by: Elanintheforest » Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:33 pm

It was beautiful then in it's slightly tatty and faded pink coat!

I think that it should have a pink pinstripe or rear panel as a little nod to it's tasteful past.

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PostPost by: trw99 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:02 pm

Here's a reminder of 'before'. Forever pink in our hearts!

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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:41 am

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PostPost by: Grizzly » Sun Feb 08, 2015 6:10 pm

Was it originally White? Looks good but then i'm a little bias ;)
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PostPost by: trw99 » Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:20 pm

Came off the production line in September 1971, in Cirrus White.

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