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My 1965 Lotus Elan S2 All Original- 10K miles

Neil_Slade

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I have a 1965 Lotus Elan S2
Purchased with a mere 10,000 miles on it, all original, runs like new. Have had it 10 years now.

I would suspect that when I acquired it, it was the lowest mileage all original Elan on the planet.

I found it a mile from my home- an old lady had stored it in her garage for 25 years after her son passed away. He brought it back from England from the factory, but only drove it a short while.

I repainted it- and added a Japanese starter and alternator for reliability. Put in a nice walnut dash and a carpet- and that's it.

It now has 32K miles on it, but runs BETTER than when new.

It is my second 1965 Elan- the first was a poorly half restored one, with god knows what history. My second Emma was perfect as described above.

Thanks for looking
Neil Slade
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Nice Elan! - Welcome from a former S1-1/2 owner.

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