Lotus Super 7 Lotus Seven (1996 Westfield SEi)
- Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Replica/Kit Makes
- Model: Westfield SEiW Lotus Super 7
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: W
- Year: 1965
- Mileage: 25,000
- VIN: SA9WSE12CTX039024
- Color: Red
- Engine size: Kent Crossflow 1700
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Tan
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Vehicle Title: Clear
- Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
1965 Replica/Kit Makes Westfield SEiW Lotus Super 7 W description
This 1996 WestfieldSEiisanupdated and modernrecreation of the famous Lotus Super Seven of the 60â€™s. This example was built at the Westfield factory in England in 1996, and first titled in the US 1997.Factory documentation is available.
It is powered by a 4 cylinder, 1700 cc Kent Crossflow producing approximately 140 horsepower. Induction is via twin Weber 40 side draft carbs, specifically tuned to the high-performance camshaft. The engineis designed to revfreely to 7000 RPM and is limited via a digital rev limiter, coupled to a modern electronic ignition system. Lubrication is via a race style dry sump system. The motor was built approximately 5000 miles ago by Sam Nelson of Cummings, Georgia, who is long known for superior engines.Paper documentation of the rebuild is available.Engine runs perfectly throughout the RPM range, especially when it is â€œon the camâ€, and has always been limited to 6500 RPM.Aeroquip hoses are used throughout, and there are zero leaks. Red Line racing oil and K&N filters have been used exclusively.
The chassis is space frame tubing, aluminum inner panels and fiberglass body, which allows for the light weight ofapproximately 1100 lbs. Transmission is a Ford Sierra T9 5 speed, coupled to a fullyWestfield engineeredindependent rear suspension,final driveisalsovia aFord SierraLimited Slip differential with aratio of 3.9:1. Front and rear suspensionsare equipped with fully adjustable Nitron coil over shocks, and adjustable sway bars. Braking is via 4-wheel discs with AP Racing 4 pot calipers on the front and AP Racing master cylinder. Brake and suspension upgrades alone cost over $4000 in 2008.
There are 2 sets of wheels plus a spare wheel/tire. 1set are the original Westfield wheels, while the installed are German made ATS brand (15x8), wearingYokohama?????.,which are a perfect street/track combination.
The Interior has been upgraded to lightweight Lotus Elise upholstered in leather, as well as a competition style quick release steering wheel. Simpson5-pointQuick Release seatbelts are on thedriverâ€™sside with 4-pointWillansbelts for the passenger.Further safety comes from a custom made SCCA spec roll bar.Full instrumentation even includes a clock and rally style map light. All gaugesand electricsoperate properly.
Weather equipment includes a functional heater, full convertible top, side curtains, andtonneaucover, together with acustom-madeweather proof storage cover. There also is a lockable trunk and custom-made luggage rack.The windshield is brand new with zero chips/scratches.
This is a car that is street legal, registered as a 1965 Lotus Super Seven and can also be very competitive for slalom and track days.Assembly, wiring, and plumbing have all been professionally done.This car is turn key and needs nothing to be instantly and dependably enjoyed by the new owner.On Sep-04-17 at 17:03:49 PDT, seller added the following information:
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