1951 Lotus Mk IIIB

Formerly the Property of Adam Currie | The Earliest Lotus Sold to a Customer
Coachwork by Williams & Pritchard
Estimate: $250,000 - $450,000
SOLD $247,500
Chassis: 151844
*Please note this vehicle is sold on a Bill of Sale.

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

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


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