Kurt Tanner (909) 241-1051 1307 E St. Gertrude Place • Building A Santa Ana California 92705  1974 LOTUS EUROPA SPECIAL. TWIN CAM, BIG VALVE, 5-SPEED. DESIRABLE AND ULTRA RARE OLYMPIC BLUE WITH LIGHT BEIGE TRIM. 43K ORIGINAL MILES. 100% ORIGINAL PAINT. SUPERB, UNRESTORED, MINT ORIGINAL. BOOKS, TOOLS, JACK, RECORDS. INVESTMENT/COLLECTOR GRADE. Vehicle Information VIN: 74014243R Stock: 0175 Mileage: 42,884 Color: Olympic Blue Trans: Manual Engine: Inline 4 MPG: Drivetrain: RWD Description **NOW ACCEPTING CRYPTOCURRENCY AS AN OPTIONAL PAYMENT METHOD: Bitcoin, Litecoin, Etheruem, or Ripple XRP**
Proudly offered for sale, from KURT TANNER MOTORCARS, is this superb original Lotus Europa Twin Cam. This car was recently purchased from it's believed long term 4th owner. This car still wears 100% of it's original paintwork in excellent overall condition, showing only a few fiberglass bodywork blemishes, typical for the age of the car. No touch-ups, blends, repaints, or panel edge repairs- just 100% original, original, original, paint !!! Visible is the factory gold pinstriping, also testament to the car's original paintwork. The car's interior trim is also mostly factory original, save for the shift knob, steering wheel, in dash stereo, and possibly a headliner replacement (it just looks possibly too good to be the original...?). The car still retains all of it's original Triplex glass, rubber, chrome, stainless, etc. Please review all of the detailed pictures of this rare offering. This spectacular original example runs, drives, handles, stops, steers perfectly well with expected Lotus road manners.Overall, the originality of this car speaks for itself. This irreplaceable example checks all of the Europa boxes with original paint and trim, low miles, rare final year Olympic Blue paint, 5-speed, Big valve Twin Cam engine, tool kit, jack, books, and records. One would be hard pressed to find a more exciting combination.
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The description above is general in nature and not to be solely relied upon by buyer. Buyer to verify authenticity, matching numbers, condition, year, model, make, type, rarity or provenance and all other relevant information.
This car is sold with a clear title and is available for inspection by appointment.
This car is located in Southern California, 35 minutes (30 miles) from the Los Angeles Port of Long Beach.
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Used Year: 1974
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): 74014243R Mileage: 42,884
Transmission: Manual Make: Lotus
Body Type: Coupe Model: Europa Special
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty Trim: Europa Twin Cam Big Valve
Vehicle Title: Clear Engine: Inline 4
Fuel Type: Gasoline Drive Type: RWD
For Sale By: Dealer Manufacturer Interior Color: Light Beige
Exterior Color: Other Color Manufacturer Exterior Color: Olympic Blue
Interior Color: Tan Number of Doors: 2 Doors
Number of Cylinders: 4