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1998 Blue Lotus Elise S1

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom



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1998 Elise S1 in Azure blue
134k miles
HPI clear
1.8 VVC 143bhp from MGF with 77k miles, mls headgasket was done at about 60k.
Close ratio 4.2 fd gearbox (c4bp)
Hurricane induction kit
Janspeed 4-2-1 manifold
EP 4" silenced decat (spare catalytic convertor incl too)
Quicksilver cat back exhaust
When the engine was fitted in 2017 the following were also fitted:
CG Motorsports stage 1 clutch and new release bearing
EP upgraded clutch release arm
new cambelts (front and rear)
EP waterpump
alternator adjuster bracket
Magnecore ht leads
New ignition coil packs
Nimbus alternator heatshield
New nimbus exhaust manifold and boot box heatshields
gear linkage nylon bushes
111racing front splitter
Extended rear diffuser (oem spare incl)
EP black stainless tow post
Front and rear towing eyes
Yokohama ad08r tyres (in 2017 @ 130k miles)
new wheel nuts in 2017
Headlight covers
Driving light covers
Window waist seals replaced 2016
EP petrol cap
S2 Exige Bilstein dampers & springs
Spitfire upgraded rear toe links
Pro Alloy radiator
New OEM radiator fan, new stainless steel brackets
Silicon front radiator hoses
EP ss Braided brake hoses with gulf RF800 fluid
EP harness bar
Black leather seats from a VX220
Pagid discs
Ferodo ds2500 brake pads
EP adjustable battery clamp
EP upgraded windscreen wiper arm
Black soft top in good condition,
Recent service items:
New alternator and alternator belt in 2019
Oil, filter and spark plugs in 2019 (less than 300 miles ago) always using fully synthetic oil
Gearbox oil changed @ approx 131k
New offside front ball joint @ 132k
Extremely comprehensive folder of invoices and receipts for all work on the car.
Service history:
15/12/98 Lotus Haydon Cars Ltd- 913 miles 08/09/99 Lotus Haydon Cars Ltd - 9130 miles
26/05/00 Lotus Haydon Cars Ltd - 18911 miles
18/04/01 Lotus Haydon Cars Ltd - 24815 miles
25/05/02 Lotus Bell & Colville - 32128 miles
09/06/03 Lotus Bar & Colville - 35431 miles
10/05/04 Porterfield Sports & Classics -41516 miles
01/04/05 Porterfield Sports & Classics - 48886 miles
24/06/06 Porterfield Sports & Classics - 57605 miles
19/05/08 Porterfield Sports & Classics - 65312 miles
27/06/09 Porterfield Sports & Classics - 78123 miles
02/07/10 Lotus Fibreglass Services - 87353 miles (including camshaft belt & head gasket
19/08/11 Lotus Fibreglass Services - 97291 miles
16/07/12 Lotus Fibreglass Services - 104220 miles
25/07/13 Lotus Fibreglass Services - 112630 miles
21/07/14 Lotus Fibreglass Services - 118923 miles (invoice, but not stamped in book)
14/12/15 Lotus Fibreglass Services - 128612 miles (Including camshaft belt)
Owner maintained since
For the purposes of transparency there is a very SMALL amount of corrosion on the OSF wishbone pickup. It is at a "monitor" stage the car will not spontaneously explode or anything and has been in daily use for years in this condition. You may wish to plate it or whatever but ultimately it is what it is the car has been to the moon an back but has been really well looked after and has some cracking stuff like the Spitfire toe links/exhaust its ready to drive away. The VVC/Short ratio gearbox combination is the best setup for an S1!


  • LayoutMid Engined
  • Size1.8L
  • AspirationNormally Aspirated


  • Power 118 bhp
  • Torque 122 lbs/ft
  • Top speed 126 mph
  • Acceleration0 to 62 in 5.9 s


  • TypeManual
  • Gears5
  • Driven wheelsRear Wheel Drive


  • TypePetrol
  • Economy 39.2 mpg


  • Seats2


  • Doors2
  • ColourBlue
  • Body typeConvertible


  • Emissions 168 (g/km)


  • Vehicle height 1,202 mm
  • Vehicle width 1,719 mm

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Jon Seal Sportscars

Jon Seal Sportscars, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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