Friday, March 8, 2019

Spitfire Kit: 1960ish Lotus Seven Replica

Last I checked most of the Midwest was under about 30 feet of snow, so I'm not sure when these pictures were taken, but it looks like convertible season to me! Find this 1960ish Lotus Seven kit offered for $6750 in Hubbard, OH via craigslist. Tip from FuelTruck.

From the seller:
2013 Lotus 
fuel: gas 
title status: clean 
transmission: manual 
Tax return special! I have a Super 7 replica. Donner car was triumph spitfire. Car runs good and is a blast to drive! Car is turnkey! It doesn't need anything!

All lights and gauges works!

New starter, starter solenoid and battery!

Serious inquires only! Cash in person​ only! Will not ship!

Clean title in hand

 See a better way to drive topless?


  1. Oh look

    This makes me want to do a deep dive into the mechanical properties of diamond plate aluminum, but I would think that any advantages would be negated by having the diamonds facing the frame unless the builder was really careful to have the rivets only pass through the thick parts ( diamonds ) of the plate.

    1. Oh, I see that it is engine turning / polishing. Never mind, still those photos are at least two years old, from another ad, maybe another owner, maybe a scam? Who knows?

    2. All the work invested in this project and they use a single carb, pollution controlled engine. Parts to convert to dual carb etc would be dirt cheap.

    3. Here I was, all set to make my very own donor/ Donner party joke. Only to find that i am almost 2 years too late. Thanx Jalopnik.


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