1978 Lo­tus Esprit S2 Cham­pi­onship Model

Classic Cars (UK) - - Driven -

En­gine 1973cc in-line four-cylin­der, dohc, two Dell’orto DHLA 45E twin­choke car­bu­ret­tors Power 160bhp @ 6200rpm Torque 140lb ft @ 4900rpm Trans­mis­sion Five-speed man­ual, rear-wheel drive Sus­pen­sion Front: in­de­pen­dent, un­equal-length wish­bones, coil springs, tele­scopic dampers, anti-roll bar. Rear: in­de­pen­dent, lower trans­verse links, fixed-length drive­shafts, semi-trail­ing arms, coil springs, tele­scopic dampers Brakes Discs front and rear Steer­ing Rack and pin­ion Weight 1022kg Per­for­mance Top speed: 138mph; 0-60mph: 6.8sec Fuel con­sump­tion 20mpg Price new £11,754 Clas­sic Cars Price Guide £30,000-£65,000

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