Buying or Selling a 1965 Lotus Elan?


1965 Lotus Elan
1965 Lotus Elan

Produced between 1962 and 1973 in various sub-models, the Lotus Elan was a popular British sports car. The second generation of Lotus Elan was introduced in 1964 and featured improved brakes, optional knock-off wheels, oval taillights, the battery in the trunk and a full-width wooden dashboard with a closing glove box. Powered by a DOHC, 1.6-liter engine linked to a four-speed transmission, the 1965 Lotus Elan was an efficient sports car. The Elan was also an advanced vehicle, equipped with rack and pinion steering, four-wheel independent suspension and four-wheel disc brakes. Colin Chapman believed in simplicity, lightness and streamlining, which were define features of the Lotus Elan’s design. Altogether, the Elan was a practical little roadster with iconic hidden headlamps and unmatched handling capabilities. A series 3 fixed-head coupe was added to the line in late 1965.


1965 Lotus Elan Seller’s Guide

The Lotus Elan’s popularity was increased by its staring in the 1960s British television series The Avengers, driven by the character Emma Peel. Don’t hesitate to include some fun facts about the model in your ad. They’ll only make your car more interesting! Alex Manos and his team have a long-time experience dealing with classic cars. Their Los Angeles classic car dealership has a large inventory of classics for sale and the team is always looking to add new models to the collection. Should your model fit their current inventory, the team will make you a top dollar offer on the spot. All offers are payable in cash and the friendly staff will go the extra mile to make your sale as easy as possible by providing additional services including transportation from anywhere in the US. Contact the team today to get a quote and experience a hassle-free transaction.



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