Lot 64

2015   |   Amelia Island 2015

1951 Lotus Mk IIIB

Coachwork by Williams & Pritchard

SOLD $247,500

Estimate

$250,000 - $450,000

Chassis

151844

Car Highlights

An Integral Piece of Lotus History

The First Lotus Built for a Customer and the First Car to Wear the Company Badge

Raced in Period by Colin Chapman, Adam Currie, and Tony Marsh

Correct and Authentic Car, Faithfully Presented in 1953 Livery

Eligible for Many Important Historic Motoring Events

Technical Specs

1,099 CC Ford L-Head Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Single Stromberg Downdraft Carburetor

Estimated 50 HP at 6,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Girling Drum Brakes

Split Front Axle with Transverse Leaf Spring

Rear Live Axle with Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note this vehicle is sold on a Bill of Sale.

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