Buying or Selling a Lotus Elite Type 14?


Lotus Elite Type 14
Lotus Elite Type 14

Elegant two-seater, coupe sports car, the Lotus Elite Type 14 was built from 1957 to 1963. Until then, Lotus was known for making race and kit cars. The Elite marked the beginning of a line of cutting edge road models. The model was penned by Peter Kirwan-Taylor and the car boasted a fiberglass body with elegant and refined design. A Coventry Climax FEW engine with a capacity of 1.2 liters powered the Elite and produced 75 to 105 hp. The unit was linked to a four-speed MGA gearbox. The Lotus Elite Type 14 offered advanced features including four-wheel disc brakes when other much more expensive sports car were still fitted with drums. The Elite performed quite well, its principal quality being great handling abilities, and race applications were developed.


Lotus Elite Type 14 Seller’s Guide

Close to 1,200 models of Lotus Elite were made between 1957 and 1962, including kit versions and race applications. The model was fitted with Maximar-built bodies until 1960 and was known as the series 1. A series 2 was then introduced with revised suspension and a different body except for a few models. The Series 2 SE came at last, with extra horsepower and an improved gearbox. Should you be a classic Lotus owner looking to sell a model, the Alex Manos team would love to speak with you. The friendly staff regularly helps their friends and customer sell their classics at a good price by providing best practice tips. One advice is to give much detail when describing your model for an ad, in order to raise the interest of potential buyers.



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Call the team today to ask for their advice and request a quote for your Lotus Elite Type 14. Based in Los Angeles, the team has a large inventory of classics and the experts are always looking for new classics to grow the collection. Alex Manos and his team are known for making top dollar offers on the spot. Call now to find out more!


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