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1980 TALBOT SUNBEAM Lotus - £39,750

  • For sale
  • P1010856

First registered in Hove 1980/W. 3 owners from new. Bought by us in 2008. 37325 miles. Genuine, original Sunbeam Lotus. Never had a panel. Never been re-shelled. Completely and sympathetically restored in 2008/9. Works front seats; SpringAlex steering wheel/boss; dash' pod/speedo/rev' counter; bumpers; grille; front indicators; rear lights; external door handles; door locks; internal handle trim & heater control trim. Group 4 alloy arches; front splitter and alloy bonnet skin. Works AP alloy 4 pot callipers. Alloy front hubs. Rear disc conversion with internal bias valve. Bespoke carbon fibre dash'(not the original just wrapped). Carbon fibre door cards. Side & rear windows, hard coated and profiled polycarbonate. New laminated windscreen. Rear roll cage with harnesses. 5 bespoke 3-piece alloy rims by Image Wheels. Completely re-wired. Larger Series 2 fuel tank. Tony Law manifold modified by Maniflow and fitted to a bespoke Maniflow 2 1/2" exhaust system. Steering and suspension handling by Seaman Motorsport. Gearbox completely overhauled this year by Motorsport Transmissions. Brand new lotus 911 2483cc engine built in September 2012 by Phil "Ravic" Davison. Dyno'd by Steve Greenauld in February 2017 producing 225bhp(flywheel) at 7116rpm and 189lbs torque at 5045rpm. We are still running the O.E. DHLA45's (completely rebuilt by Eurocarb) as we wanted the car to be extremely road useable and traffic friendly. However, the specification of the engine build would allow you to move up to 280bhp ish, should you wish to. Car weighs 866kgs (no spotlights & 3/4 tank of fuel). Last serviced by 3D Motorsport May 2017. A brilliant, reliable, grin factor 10 little car that has taken us all over the UK and western Europe. Reams of history; 2 car covers & loads of spares (that we've never needed:) This is my 5th Sunbeam Lotus and we ran a business selling Sunbeam parts for 10 years. So please don't waste our time if you're a Knobber. M: 07920538498 H: 01425472204 W: 01794322293

  • 37325 Miles
  • Transmission 69197354786223e29b85070a0695cc247a4c2b215c743673c2d02e864b4cd687 Manual
  • Steering ca68a9643bbb915d30839040f432af59e679db8cf98e23a4378cbef2ed805059 RHD
  • RefCode: DIY1093384

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