Wharton Roadster Lotus Super Seven (Locost)

Price: - Item location: Melbourne, Florida, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Lotus
  • Model: Super Seven
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 19,000
  • VIN: 1Z37A8D435383
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: V6
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1978 Lotus Super Seven

Built by Eric Wharton, This car is one of four of this type that Eric made. Eric passed away last year after a battle with cancer. He left this car to his wife - Juliet. This car must be sold to cover expenses.

This car is a kit car. It is registered as a 1978 Chevy Nova because the suspension and many salvageable parts were taken from this vehicle. Therefore is has a vintage license plate (these are much cheaper than a regular plate)

Engine - 1978 Buick V6 3.8 liter, 265 bhp
with Edelbrock manifold and Eledbrock four barrel carburetor.

Automatic Transmission - GM Turbo 350 with a B&M shifter.

The space frame is 1"square tubing with a Jaguar rear suspension and GM spindle with stainless steel "A" arms on the front suspension. Completely documented.

Everything has been overhauled or is new.