Lotus - Europa - 1969

Lotus - Europa - 1969
Located in: Romania - with Swiss registration - 36000 km - 2 - Very good condition: minimal signs of wear

Lotus Europa S2 1969 production very rare version with 1470cc engine, sold under the rare Europe badge only build for Switzerland and Italy this car left the dealership and was delivered to Switzerland in april 1970

In 1976 after only 6 years of use and with only 36.000 KM on the clock it was placed in storage by the owner where it stayed until December of 2019 when I bought this car for my father witch he dream about since very young ,the car was in original condition wich is very rare to find on an Europa!
I decided to give it a full nut and bolt restoration ,everything on this car was change with only original parts,most of them NOS(New Old Stock).No expenses or work was spared on this car in the year that falowed, chassis and everything else was powder blasted and painted electrostatic, the total investment on this car was around 68.000€ witch can be proven with invoices,bills,etc..
Unfortunately my father witch was sick at that time never got to see the car as he passed away just one month before the car was ready (June 2020) because of Coronavirus complications
The car was never registered permanently in Romania so it still keeps its Swiss documents,All custom and import dutys are paid
The car now has temporary romanian numbers so it could be test driven after the restoration witch ended last month!There are to many new parts to list but most of the parts can been seen in the pictures!Everything is pretty much new starting with:
Engine liners,clutch,gaskets, seals ,brakes,carpets,maths,fuel pump,oil,water pump,ending with the interior bits,chrome ornaments,ashtray,brakes,roofline,console,etc etc..just to many to enumerate
New Cooper hinges for the doors that alow adjustment and also removal of the doors easy
This car now has become a sad memory for us and we would like to find it a new house with somebody that will apreciate her just like my dad would of!
The bumpers,seats and dash are in there original state witch is amazing for its age!
This is probably one of the best example of the Europe that you could find
Shipping can be aranged on buyers expense !
Feel free to ask any questtions
Walk around video : https://youtu.be/ifbQeUYna-w
Last pictures show the original state of the car when bought in November last year!
Car comes with Eur1 certificate and currently in the process if obtaining a Lotus Provenance Certificate and the FIA registration
The Front End has been raised as streets in Romania are very bad,it has been lowered to normal height witch can be seen in the last pictures!
Chassis No. 542887
Engine No. 2283
Gearbox 336 type-56
All original "machine factory numbers"
Original Lotus factory paint code :Carnival Red L55
Finished in a ceramic top coat from Cromax
Shipping can be aranged for some country's with a professional transportation firm but in that case the Lot will be "marked as shipped" right after transportation agreements!
Buyers pay shipping separately

Lot details
Model Type
Located in
Body style
Mileage reading
36000 km
Registration papers
with Swiss registration
Horse Power
Condition (Overall)
2 - Very good condition: minimal signs of wear
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