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1978 Lotus Esprit Resto-mod!!! on 2040-cars

Year:1978 Mileage:28278
Location:

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Transmission:5 speed
Engine:2.0L
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 78010596H Year: 1978
Number of Cylinders: 4
Model: Esprit
Trim: Version S-1.5
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: RWD
Mileage: 28,278
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Complete Frame Off Restoration with Modifications.

See Pictures with captions, it best explains and shows what has been done.

Likely the best condition S1.5 Esprit available

Over 40K invested

Needs nothing!

Not a Project!

Second Owner.

Purchased from Dave Bean in 1983.

Vehicle is for sale locally, I reserve the right to end this auction early.

 

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