1988 Lotus Esprit

1988 Lotus Esprit

This sexy British wedge won generations of admirers in Basic InstinctPretty Woman, and, especially, in Moore’s The Spy Who Loved Me, when James Bond drove a white Lotus Esprit Series 1 in an epic chase along the Sardinian coast and then transformed it into a torpedo-firing submarine when he took it underwater.

Stunning 40th Anniversary 1988 Lotus Esprit Turbo. Fantastic looking inside and out. Number 77 of 88 Anniversary Editions which left the production line on 28th of June 1988. This Esprit has a mid-mounted Lotus Type 910 16-valve DOHC turbocharged engine. BOSCH K-Jetronic multi-port fuel injection with electronic ignition, 5-speed transaxle, 4-wheel disc brakes with ventilated front rotors, Lotus Design alloy wheels, new Michelin tires, rack & pinion steering, self-balancing dual fuel tanks, air conditioning, pearlescent white body and wheels, removable roof panel with wind deflector, walnut wood dash with custom Connolly leather interior including suede pigskin inserts.


This beautiful exotic looking sports car has been well maintained and driven only 28,000 miles in over 30 years ! It is in nearly new condition both inside and out with no dash cracks or little wear on leather interior surfaces. Service history includes replacement of timing, drive and compressor belt's, camshaft oil seal, water outlet & gaskets. This Turbo Esprit comes with a Lotus hardcopy Esprit Factory Service Manual , window sticker, service records from new, Lotus Certificate of a Provenance, and a clean CARFAX report. It drives as good as it looks with instant turbo boost, smooths shifting and tight responsive steering. If you are looking for a collectible Turbo Esprit, look no further!

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