1957 Lotus 7 Series 1

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Aluminum body with Black interior

Chassis # MK7 408, this was the 8th Lotus 7 produced

Purchased new in 1958 by Bill Allday and registered the car for the road in Shropshire, UK.

Raced for one season in the UK 1958-59

Race history since new

Raced in the 2008 Monterey Historic Races

Modified for historic racing, logbooks included

Coventry Climax 1460cc FWB Engine built by Hutton Motor Engineering of Clarksville, TN

Twin Weber 40 DCOE carburetors

Oil cooler with remote oil filter and Accusump

Austin Healey rib case gearbox rebuilt by Taylor Racing

Correct vented drum brakes currently fitted, brake bias, complete front disc brake conversion with Girling calipers included in sale

Brooklands folding windscreens

Adjustable shocks

Fuel cell

Fuel pressure regulator with braided stainless steel fuel lines

Remote fire system

Reinforced rear axle

Schroth racing harnesses

Smiths instruments, chronometric tach

Includes receipts, records, manual, and logbooks

Eligible for Historic racing and rally events including the Monterey Historic races