Elise S1 Honda
£35,995 | Location: East Sussex
First Registered 19 08 1997
List of modifications
(All works carried out by Analogue Automotive unless otherwise stated):
Brand new Lotus chassis supplied by ‘Junks’ – possibly one of the last available (original had suffered corrosion around the pedal box and floor areas), powder coated and refurbished rear subframe.
Complete ground up nut and bolt restoration. Every single component replaced with brand new or reconditioned parts. Around 500 hours labour over a period of 2 years have been invested in this vehicle.
Wiring loom removed, checked, cleaned and stereo wiring removed.
Resprayed Porsche Voodoo Blue (Specialised Paintwork Reading).
Full Honda K20a2 engine conversion inc Kaaz limited slip differential, oil to air oil cooler and repackable exhaust backbox (Maidstone Sports Cars)
No other engine mods, standard K20a2.
Dyno print out shows 223bhp at 7700rpm. Even in this form it’s a quick car with over 300 bhp/ton. It’ll also pootle around town in sixth gear.
Still under warranty with MSC.
New EP aluminium radiator, new coolant hoses throughout, refurbished main sill coolant pipes.
Powder coated wishbones with new OEM bushes.
New steel rear hubs
New EP front uprights
New EP toe links
New EP steering rack
New Nitron 40mm Fast Road dampers
New EP aluminium bells and discs, RS14 pads
New Lotus MY12 Exige motorsport seats with matching stitching, new seat runners.
Colour matched custom ‘A’ Frame with Schroth 4 point harnesses.
New EP black roof, new cant rail fixing pins
New OEM longerons
New solid and flexible brake lines and master cylinder
New 54 litre fuel tank, new fuel lines, fuel pump, filler hoses and fuel cap
Refurbished Victory wheels with new AD08R tyres
New near zero mileage ‘Stack’ unit (currently showing 2800 miles, original car/stack mileage was shown as 128k as of last MOT in 2010)
New ES boot divider seal kit
New Stack oil pressure and temp gauges
Refurbished and/or powder coated heater matrix, roll hoop, pedal box, steering column, firewall/bulkhead, plus various brackets
New inner/outer window and door seals, new window winders
New OEM door and ignition locks, two keys present
New EP steering quick release with Oreca 330mm suede steering wheel
Custom Evora 400 rear fog and reverse lights
New EP undertrays, new ‘Lotus Fred’ black rear diffuser
New Sport 160 rear spoiler on raiser blocks
Radio delete dash panel, speakers and stereo wiring removed
Black anodised 6 speed gear knob
New smoked front indicators and side repeaters
New side pods, new mesh grilles to bonnet, boot and rear clam
Full front clam, side sills and mirrors paint protection (Xpel – Paintguard)
New OEM bonnet and boot release cables
New OEM indicator stalks and light switches
Various hugely difficult to source parts such as plastic heater plenum, coin trays, wheel arch liners etc etc
The car is as near to ‘as new’ as it is possible to get given the availability of discontinued parts.
The insurance agreed value of £50,000.00 is based upon recreating this vehicle again. Actual spend is over £60k
Full build write up in Absolute Lotus magazine.
Asking £35995, happy to discuss seriously with genuine buyer.
– Please see PH ad and contact Stef at Analogue Automotive to discuss further.
Honda K20a2 engine conversion
Nitron 40mm Fast Road dampers
Lotus MY12 Exige motorsport seats