1978 Lotus Esprit SE
One European's experience at Bonneville's famous SpeedWeek.
Through the SEMA Technology Initiative, Ford was able to collaborate with several of those companies to produce a low-volume niche vehicle. Ewing had the design, SEMA had the suppliers and soon, the GTX1 was born.
Classic Car Overview
Euro fibergalss bumpers.
Original old stock euro Dellorto carbs with tall trumpets.
Outer-edge of rims is polished.
Water pump out of a turbo for greater water flow.
Seats are new leather and Tartan that was woven for me in Scottland.
Interior is Ultra-Suede replacing the old Alcantara. (The car sat outside for 3 months under a nylon cover and some areas of the Ultra-Suede needs to be touched up/dyed.
23,848 original miles.
I had the transmission gone through while we were working on the engine. I spent $7k to replace ANY/ALL parts that showed any signs of wear.
I had the gas tanks coated with a aviation product to protect then from rusting as well as the aluminium coolant tubes.
Must parts have been anodised, cad plated or chormed.
The car is Gaurds Red & Black.
New Dunlop tires.
New horsepower was estimated at 200-225hp. (The car has not been Dyno'd)
Although not shown, I have the original engine cover, spare tire and rim & rear valance.
- Classic Car ID101991434
- Stock NumberN/A
- Body StyleOther
- Mileage23,848 miles
- Engine4 Cylinder
- ConditionVery Good
- Drivetrain2 wheel drive
- Transmission5 Speed Manual
- Exterior ColorRed
- Interior ColorBlack
- Seat Colorred
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