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For Sale: 1962 Lotus Seven

Submitted by on January 25, 2012

The Lotus Seven is a small, simple, lightweight two-seater open-top sports car produced by Lotus Cars between 1957 and 1972.

It was designed by Lotus founder Colin Chapman and has been considered the embodiment of the Lotus philosophy of performance through low weight and simplicity. The original model was highly successful with more than 2,500 cars sold, due to its attraction as a road legal car that could be used for clubman racing.

The Lotus Seven design has spawned a host of imitations on the kit car market, generally called Sevens or sevenesque roadsters. None can match the character, driving feel and heritage of the original.

This original Lotus Seven has undergone a complete rebuild and is the last of the breed pre-Caterham takeover of production. It’s a wonderful driving car and is well balanced and built with the correct amount of power as originally designed. It’s near perfect and sweet to drive and always leaves you with a smile on your face.

Well maintained and sorted, as is evident from the accompanying history file, this little beauty is pure driving enjoyment. Feel the road and the grip as you fly through the gears in this low-slung go-kart-like machine. Great things really do come in small packages.

4 Speed Manual
1600cc Cosworth
95,671 miles
VIN-No. SB1391
A$ 39,995

For more information please call the Classic Throttle Shop on +61 2 9922 2036 or email sales@classicthrottleshop.com

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