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1956 Lotus 11 LeMans, Chassis #249

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History

 
 

100th Lotus Eleven produced. Imported by Jay Chamberlain in 1956 and raced on West Coast. Former owners include Doug Fraser and Dudley Cunningham. Purchased by Donald Kaas of Philadelphia in late 1990's. Restored by KTR Motorsports. Mt. Equinox record holder. Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix winner.

To see photos of the car when it was "rescued" from a junkyard in the early 1970's, and first raced thereafter, click on the "More Pictures Section" link above. The rescue photos are the last photos in the series.

To learn more about the Lotus 11's, their history and specifications, please visit the Lotus 11 Register at: http://lotuseleven.org/

This particular Lotus 11 is authentic, and well known to the Lotus 11 Register. It still retains its original chassis tag mounted on the car.

To see recent Lotus 11 auction sales prices and data, please go to: http://www.conceptcarz.com/vehicle/default.aspx?carID=9619&i=8


 
     
 

Description

 
 

The Lotus was completely restored 1999 by KTR Motorsports, Ayers, Massachusetts. It has a 1220 c.c. Coventry Climax FWE with twin 40 DCOE Weber carburetors. The transmission is a period correct 1957 Alfa light weight aluminum 5-speed transmission that was run in the car starting back in the 1970's. The wire wheels are 15"x4.50" in the front and 15"x5.00" in the rear with Dunlop racing tires. The car is equipped with four wheel Girling dual piston disc brakes. Rear suspension is De Dion with twin trailing arms. The car is also equipped with a fire system. The Lotus is in very good condition, and comes with two SCCA logbooks.

Motivated Seller.


Chassis Number: Mk.11/249
Engine Number: FWE400-15-9258

 
       
 

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