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Lotus was one of the first major manufacturers of racing cars to embrace the new Formula Ford after its inception in 1967. The Lotus 61 was intended as a low-cost introduction to ‘proper’ motor racing, Formula Ford required relatively inexpensive cars that were easy to maintain. In line with these requirements, the Lotus 61 was an entirely conventional design by the standards of the day, being constructed around a multi-tube steel spaceframe with wishbone suspension all around. It was one of a number of Lotus formula car designs of this period to feature wedge-shaped bodywork, an innovation first seen on the Type 56 Indianapolis car.

This car has been perfectly restored. All new parts from Peter Denny Racing with invoices. Also technically and visually in top condition, maybe you have seen it at the Classic Days?

Reserve engine in top condition ready for installation.

Car is registered in the Formula Ford Register.

It had the HTP done in 2013, which has now expired.

But it’s not absolutely necessary for a Formula Ford.

The vehicle description is provided to the best of the seller’s knowledge and belief. We at Getyourclassic use our experience to work with the seller to provide a correct and accurate vehicle description. However, the bidder must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of the description and make all necessary enquiries before placing a bid. Our General Terms and Conditions apply exclusively.

Year

1970

Make

Lotus

Model

61

VIN

61 MX / F3 73

Engine

Ford Kent Straight 4 OHV

Displacement

1599

Location

Germany, Mönchengladbach

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