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1996 Yellow Lotus Elan M100

Norfolk, United Kingdom



A Lotus Elan S2 in the best colour of Norfolk Mustard. #736 of 800 built, with just 550 being made available to the UK market.
This great little car has latterly been owned by a long-standing Club Lotus member and is only offered for sale due to ill health. The vehicle benefits from a significant service history, as follows…
October 1995 A/S service 939 miles Harkness Ballymena (supplying dealer)
January 1996 A Service 5661 Miles Harkness Ballymena
August 1996 B Service 12104 miles Miles Wilkins (official Lotus service centre)
December 1996 A Service 18839 miles Miles Wilkins
April 1997 B Service 23588 miles Miles Wilkins
August 1997 A+C Service 28747 miles Miles Wilkins
August 1998 B Service 35792 miles Miles Wilkins
October 1999 B Service 42737 miles Lakeside Engineering (Lotus specialists)
June 2001 B Service 48523 miles Mountsett Performance Servicing
November 2001 A Service 49166 miles Formula One (official Lotus dealer)
June 2002 B+C Service 50094 miles Formula One
August 2003 A Service 51159 miles Formula One
February 2004 B Service 51812 miles Formula One
August 2004 A Service 53146 miles Formula One
In 2005, the vehicle entered in to a period of reduced use and it rested until 2014 when acquired by Lotus specialists, Pure Lotus in Harrogate. They undertook a full service and check over before selling her to the current owner. The service history, therefore, continues, as follows…
February 2014 A+C Service 56304 miles Pure Lotus
With a few outstanding concerns, the vehicle was immediately sent to the hugely respected Gerald Turner (GST Performance) for a thorough check over. Noting a fault with the speedometer operation, a new unit was fitted and properly documented, resetting the mileage to zero. The service history therefore continues…
February 2014 B Service 56522/00007 miles GST Performance (Lotus specialist)
July 2016 A Service 3809 miles GST Performance
February 2017 Time Service 4322 miles GST Performance
February 2018 Time Service 5343 miles GST Performance
February 2019 Time Service 6632 miles GST Performance
January 2020 Time Service 7831 miles GST Performance
Current recorded mileage is 8300 so, when added to 56522 when the speedometer was changed, it makes a total of 64822.
There are some bills and receipts relating to the period until 2004 and a comprehensive portfolio since 2014. Invoices from GST Performance show that in recent years, the car has had bestowed upon it whatever has been required to keep it in a tip-top condition, including a cambelt change just earlier this year.
At some point, the wheels have been changed for a superb set of Wolfrace alloy wheels with Pirelli P-Zero tyres that are in an outstanding condition all round which gives the vehicle a unique and updated appearance. The paintwork remains in a very good condition and the interior is showing very little sign of wear. The original sound system has been uprated with an Alpine unit, quality speakers and a discreetly mounted amplifier.
Accompanying the vehicle is the original owners’ pack, two keys, most previous MOT certificates whilst the car was active, and an official Certificate of Vehicle Provenance from Lotus Cars confirming the specification and build date. I have undertaken an HPI check which shows no adverse information, a copy of which is on file for the benefit of the new owner.
I reserve the right to remove the current number plate , N8 LOT, but should the asking price be agreed, I will leave that on and will also include the beautiful matching indoor car cover (please see image).
So, in conclusion, a great example of a rare Lotus model that wants for nothing and is ready to go!
Please call now to discuss the vehicle on 07718 385168 and to arrange a viewing. Located in South Norfolk; nationwide delivery available at modest extra cost.
Many thanks for looking!


  • Size1.6L


  • TypeManual


  • TypePetrol


  • Doors2
  • ColourYellow
  • Body typeConvertible


  • Previous owners6

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