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1964 Lotus Cortina Mk 1

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Saturday 8th February 2020

  • 08-02-2020
  • Memorabilia Start Time: 09:30
  • Vehicles Start Time: 11:00

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**REMAINS AVAILABLE - LOT 123 DECEMBER AUCTION**

1964 Lotus Cortina Mk 1

The vendor has kindly has kindly supplied the following:#

1964 Lotus Cortina Mk1 pre airflow. Early Cheshunt build.

  • Owned continuously for the last 33 years. First owned 1971, but knew of vehicle since 1969. ‘A’ bracket and aluminium bonnet already missing. Sold in 1972
  • Bought back in 1974.  Various improvements made – original size engine reinstated etc. Sold 1978
  • Bought back in 1986 – used until MOT failure – 1987
  • Stored from 1988-2010
  • Restored 2011-2018
  • Full bare metal respray & restoration carried out  2011-2018
  • Engine rebuilt & uprated to 135BHP.Rebuilt gearbox using original ratios.
  • Rebuilt diff. Early high ratio steering box.
  • On leaf springs currently- but easy to reinstate “A” bracket(all mounting points present)
  • Little use since rebuild. 

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Specification

  • Year: 1964
  • Make: Lotus
  • Model: Cortina MK 1
  • Registration: CAR 975B
  • Engine Size: 1558
  • Current Milometer Reading: 36,000
  • Estimate: £55,000>>>
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