Lotus Elan

SOLD - 1970 Elan - (New Jersey, USA)

PostPost by: tedtaylor » Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:30 pm

New Jersey, USA. I'm offering my '70 Elan S4 drop head coupe for $15,000.
I just obtained this from the original owner. Bought new in Pittsburgh, PA. I have original bill of sale from the dealer. It is Burnt Sand in color with black interior. Very original unmolested example. Pictures are when I extracted it from its long storage. Its been off the road for 20 years. Will clean up nicely. Motor turns free, but I haven't tried to get it to run. Chassis rolls freely. Car will need complete going over and most likely will need hydraulics redone. Has spare and tool kit in trunk. Has original radio option from dealer. Has original twin Strombergs set up in original configuration with crossover tubes. Has minor front lip above bumper crack in fiberglass (bumped into something) and a spider crack on left rear quarter probably from the battery movement in trunk not tied down? Nothing missing.
I fully intended to keep this until my other Elan S4 was completed by this Spring. Email me any questions ([email protected]) Would consider trade for S4 Seven.
or call 856-547-2729
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:27 pm

disregard...
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PostPost by: cal44 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:30 pm

This is killin' me due to the fact we are at opposite ends of the country. Would someone buy this car and put it out of my mind..............
Love the color.

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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:27 pm

couple more pix... Nice to know someone actually likes "burnt sand". I thought since it wasn't racy red or BRG or something more traditional, that people would stick their nose up at it.
BTW, it has 54,000 miles.
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PostPost by: Elanintheforest » Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:49 am

I can't believe that a one owner 54k miles from new and super-original Elan drophead is still for sale at that sort of money. I think it would have been snapped up in a few minutes over here in the UK!

Burnt Sand is a pretty rare colour now, and it's great to see the odd one turn up at shows. They do look superb when polished up. Miles Wilkins has a Burnt Sand S4 Coupe which he's had from new, and he declares that it won't be for sale until he's gone! He calls it his cardboard Elan.

Go on Mike.....a small trip across the US in a truck....it won't take up much space!

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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:56 pm

disregard...
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:29 pm

disregard...
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:16 pm

SALE PENDING
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:52 am

SOLD - overseas to Uruguay! :D
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PostPost by: acrocco » Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:44 pm

hope it arrives safe and sound .... i'm pretty excited with this car... i have been looking for and elan for many years and the time now arrives..... i'll post pictures of the car when it arrives at my country and hope you enjoy the Refurbish so i could take the car in the 1000 millas Uruguay in october 2013 to the city of Colonia Del Sacramento (wich is a little history town you have to visit when you travel to buenos aires (in Argentina) or montevideo (capital of Uruguay) Unesco world heritage city .... regards and hope you enjoy as much as me with my new toy jejejejej.
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Mon Jun 03, 2013 9:49 pm

It finally arrived in Uruguay! Here it is with its new "happy" owner. He already got it running! :D
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