1969 Lotus Elan +2

Car Specs

1969 Lotus Elan +2

Information

Lotus

Lotus

Quick Facts

Price (when new): 2211

Production Total: 3300

Build Start: 1969

Last on sale: 1974

Drive System:

Taking one step further away from the racetrack, Lotus widened its range to include something for buyers with young families. By stretching the Elan’s chassis by a foot and widening the track, child-sized rear seats could be accommodated. This was also the first Lotus not to be sold in kit form, which at least evens out build quality; the 118bhp engine tune helps with the extra weight, and this was raised to 126bhp from 1970 for the Plus 2S/130 is identifiable by its silver metalflake roof. Better quality trim is a feature, and from 1972 the 130-5 comes with a five-speed gearbox.

Information from Octane Magazine.
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Specifications

General
  • 1969
  • Elan +2
  • 1974
Dimensions
  • 1676mm
  • 2438mm
  • 854kg
  • 4293mm
  • 1194mm
Performance
  • 8.2s
  • 112lb/ft
  • 123mph
  • 2
  • 118bhp
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Fuel Consump.
  • 27mpg
Prices
  • €2211
Other
  • 3300