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  • used Lotus  Eleven Replica in colchester-essex
    • Reg2003 (03 Reg)
    • Mileage506 Miles
    • TransmissionManual
    • BodySports
    • ColourBritish Racing Green
    • FuelPetrol
    LOTUS ELEVEN LE MANS (Series 2) - TOOL ROOM REPLICA 506 miles from build. Registered: 13/06/2003 Tax Class - Historic Vehicle HISTORY: This is a well known vehicle in the Historic Lotus community. Engineer built from scratch as a completely accurate copy of a Series 2 Lotus 11 by Ken Newson. Since childhood Ken's dream was to own a Lotus 11 and he used the project as therapy during his recovery from a stroke which proved successful and a massive turning point. Enormous help was freely given to Ken by Vic Thomas (HLR), Mike Brotherwood and Richard Coles (Holbay) Without their support and patience the project would not have been possible. The car has been seen at many events through the years including leading the 2005 Lotus Club Le Mans parade lap. Featured in the Autumn 2002 issue of Historic Lotus magazine etc CHASSIS: Built from scratch using original Lotus drawings the chassis differs only in the use of 2 swg thicker tube throughout. The wording - Tool Room Replica - is arguable however in this case as an overview, it illustrates the effort for total accuracy that existed when this car (over an 18 month period) was constructed. Finished in battle ship grey pure tube was used throughout. BUILD HISTORY: Comprehensive folder of paperwork showing original drawings, calculations together with a pile of pictures, printed images and magazine article ENGINE: Coventry Climax 1020 FWP unit. Completely rebuilt by Holbay Engineering with Larger Valves, Increased compression, High lift cam to Lotus spec with more lift and duration. Twin 40 Weber carbs and 4 branch manifold all to the correct specification. THE DRIVE TRAIN: Austin A30 4 speed with reworked Lotus spec close ratio gear set. Alloy nose cone BMC differential geared for approximately 100 mph at 6500 rpm. Series 2 independent wishbone front with 4 link pan hard rod with a rigid rear axle. BRAKES: 9.25in diameter disc fitted AP light alloy calipers and drum rear brakes. SPRINGS / DAMPERS: Telescopic dampers fitted 121 (f) and 65 (r) lb springs. WHEELS / TYRES: 48 spoke Dunlop 15x 4.5in centre lock wheels fitted 145x15 Firestone P-560 tyres. DASHBOARD: Period dials / fitments fitted in original positions. WHEEL / SEATS: Correct wheel and seats trimmed in red with stich lines. BODY: Aluminium tub, scuttle panel and doors with lightweight bonnet and Le Mans tail section. The paint work has a distinctive patina reminiscent of how the cars were in the past, this is not a restored show queen that you dare not drive! TRAILER: Purpose made trailer to same exacting standards allowing single handed 5 minute loading. SPARES: A variety of parts for the car / engine and trailer + waterproof car cover included. PRICE: The owner is looking for offers in the region of 40 - 50k which takes into account that the vehicle is not an original Eleven. SUMMARY: This extremely interesting replica looks, sounds and drives like an original Lotus Eleven, retaining a wonderful period feel that a restored example at a very much higher value would not possess. A total credit to Ken Newson who has shown just what is possible when faced with major adversity using his engineering skills for accuracy to best advantage. With the period registration and special note on the V5C showing - Declared Manufactured 1956 - this Eleven replica may well have a market abroad. P/X Considered Debit / Credit cards / Bank transfer accepted Email [email protected] for a clearer selection of pictures TEL: 07831 126532 or 01787 229000 WEB: www.gilescooperautomotive.co.uk

  • used Morgan 4/4 INJECTION in colchester-essex
    • Reg2001 (X Reg)
    • Mileage31,335 Miles
    • TransmissionManual
    • BodyConvertible
    • ColourIndigo Blue
    • FuelPetrol
    MORGAN 4/4 1.8 ROADSTER 2001(X) CH: SA944180004D11050 Registered 23/02/2001 HISTORY: 4 owners. 31335 miles from new. Full Morgan History with 19 stamps in the book + file of service documents back to October 2002. MOT 02/06/2018. Hand book and 2 keys. OWNERSHIP: Sold new by Libra Motive. I can trace the history back to October 2004 when the car resided in Surrey. The car had been bought from Wykehams at 11k and was kept for 6 years. The last keeper from Wiltshire purchased in 2010 at 22k and happily drove until a very recent p/x with myself. SERVICE: 22/10/01 650 Libra Motive 09/10/02 5964 21/08/03 9800 16/03/04 10975 Richard Thorne 18/10/04 13211 Mole Valley 22/07/05 13821 20/09/05 14490 11/04/06 15767 01/08/06 16562 27/03/07 17511 23/05/08 19378 27/10/08 20377 14/05/09 20898 20/05/10 21564 13/06/11 23324 New Elms 18/05/12 25626 24/05/13 27327 28/05/13 28778 05/06/15 29631 Plus: 02/06/17 31275 New Elms Inspection EXTERIOR: Looking absolutely fabulous in Indigo Blue. The paint and body work are in really excellent condition with just the very smallest amount of imperfections which are hardly worth a mention. There are no dents to the bodywork and the car retains a super polished shine all over. INTERIOR: Beautifully complimenting the exterior is the fine Stone Full Leather interior with dark blue piping to the seats. Matching unworn Blue quality carpets piped Stone. Dark veneer dashboard. The whole has obviously been cared for by all previous and is a joy to behold. MAIN SPECIFICATION: ALUMINIUM BODY GALVANISED CHASSIS STAINLESS STEEL BULKHEADS RACK & PINION STEERING FORD 1.8 Zetec 16v ENGINE SERVO BRAKES PLUS: FULL ROOF FULL TONNEAU REAR 1/4 TONNEAU SCREEN COVER + BAG ROOF ZIP UP BAG SIDE SCREEN BAG LEATHER HEAD RESTS MOTO LITA WOODEN WHEEL WOOD GEAR KNOB 2 EARED WHEEL SPINNERS S/S LUGGAGE RACK PIONEER 2100R RADIO / CD RECLINING FOLDING SEATS HARD TOP c/w LARGE REAR SCREEN (EXTRA) V500 MOG (EXTRA) STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST: BALANCED 4 BRANCH MANIFOLD VORTEX SILENCER SPORTS CAT K&N FILTER WHEELS - TYRES: SILVER 15in x 72 SPOKE WIRES CONTINENTAL CONTACT (F) 5.0mm (R) 3.0mm SUMMARY: Just the most attractive looking car which when examined closely makes one wonder how Morgan make this car for the money. So many beautiful touches throughout. Drives as splendidly as it looks with a bit of a fruity sound. Sure to carry on supplying many years of pleasure for the next owner! HARD TOP & V500MOG available by separate negotiation P/X WELCOME Debit / credit cards accepted Finance subject to status Email [email protected] for a clearer selection of pictures TEL: 07831 126532 or 01787 229000 WEB: www.gilescooperautomotive.co.uk

  • used BMW M4 DCT in colchester-essex
    • Reg2015 (15 Reg)
    • Mileage8,700 Miles
    • TransmissionSemi-Automatic
    • BodyCoupe
    • ColourMineral Grey
    • FuelPetrol
    BMW M4 COUPE DCT 2015(15) Registered 03/03/2015 FULL SPECIFICATION - 8700 MILES ONLY HISTORY: 2 owners. 8700 miles from new. Full main dealer history. Last serviced at 8405 miles. Book pack. 2 keys. OWNERSHIP: Sold new by Cooper Reading to a local owner who kept for 10 months. At 4105 miles another local purchased keeping for the following 18 months prior to a buying a Porsche. SERVICE: 13/05/2015 1129m 10/05/2017 8405 EXTERIOR: Excellent Mineral Grey paintwork with high gloss shadow line. There is an absence of chips, scratches or dents. The paint has been protected by GardX since late 2015 retaining a well polished appearance befitting a low mileage two year old car. INTERIOR: Black extended leather together with Carbon Fibre trim. Black Chrome interior finishers. Anthracite headlining. BMW over mats. The whole has been well cared for with no signs of misuse. USUAL M4 SPEC + M HEAD UP DISPLAY M DCT SEVEN SPEED + DRIVELOGIC PROFESSIONAL NAVIGATION ADAPTIVE M SPORT SUSPENSION BLACK CHROME INT FINISHERS SUN PROTECTION GLASS DAB DIGITAL RADIO HIGH BEAM ASSISTANT CARBON FIBRE TRIM CARBON ROOF / BOOT HEADLIGHT WASH PARK DISTANCE CONTROL (F-R) HARMAN KARDON SURROUND SOUND ENHANCED BLUETOOTH USB - VOICE CONTROL ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHTS HEADLIGHT WASH HEATED ELECTRIC SEATS ELECTRIC FOLDING MIRRORS SUN PROTECTION GLASS GARDX PAINT PROTECTION TRACKSTAR WHEELS / TYRES: 19in M DOUBLE - SPOKE (437M) MICHELIN PILOT SPORT (F) 5.0 - 6.0mm (R) 5.0 - 6.0mm SUMMARY: A really lovely 8700 mile (full spec) example which is in A1 condition. With the balance of Manufacturers Warranty till March 2018 and remaining BMW Service Plan until 2020 this is not to be missed. P/X WELCOME Debit / credit cards accepted Finance subject to status BMW warranty till 03/2018 BMW Service Plan till 03/2020 Email [email protected] for a clearer selection of pictures when available. TEL: 07831 126532 or 01787 229000 WEB: www.gilescooperautomotive.co.uk

  • used BMW M6 5.0 V10 - 7Spd SMG in colchester-essex
    • Reg2006 (06 Reg)
    • Mileage91,391 Miles
    • TransmissionSemi-Automatic
    • BodyCoupe
    • ColourSapphire Black
    • FuelPetrol
    BMW M6 COUPE 2006(06) Registered: 17/03/2006 HISTORY: 6 owners. 91391 miles from new. Full History with 13 Services. Box full of invoices from 37900 miles (2011) Full handbook pack. 2 Keys. MOT 14/02/2108 + all previous certificates. OWNERSHIP: Sold new by Williams BMW (Rochdale) With a number of personal plates it is impossible to know how many actual ownership changes actually happened! I can trace back to September 2010 when the car lived in Wokingham. 4 years and 30000 miles later the car moved to the last owner who drove another 24000 miles keeping until a recent sale to myself. SERVICE: 14/03/06 PDI 30/04/07 1279 14/11/06 14869 20/03/08 17071 28/10/09 27272 07/04/11 37900 11/08/11 43206 13/12/11 46826 07/05/13 59156 20/02/14 68014 20/11/14 74852 20/07/15 80526 08/05/17 91225 All services by main dealer - Last BMW specialist Plus: 11/05/11 47912 Oil Cooler 20/11/13 66611 Throttle Bodies 02/01/15 76153 Clutch / Flywheel 03/15 77000 Discs / Pads EXTERIOR: The Sapphire Black Met paint and bodywork / carbon roof are free of dents - scratches with an absolute minimum of light stone chipping to the front bumper. Having worked hard detailing the paintwork it now retains an astonishingly deep sheen so much so that it is difficult to place a car cover over without it sliding off so good is the shine! INTERIOR: Finished in Silverstone 11 Light Grey extended Merino Leather. Contrasting Black dash top and Door panels with Piano black high gloss inlays. Dark Grey Alcantara roof lining. Black carpets / over mats. A very well cared for interior showing no sign of abuse. It would be fair to say that it is in excellent unworn condition throughout. SPECIFICATION: Usual M6 SPECIFICATION (EDC - DSC - POWER) TV / TELETEXT FUNCTION PIANO BLACK TRIM HIGH BEAM ASSIST BLUE TOOTH PREP DARK REAR GLASS HEATED SEATS HEADLAMP WASH FRONT / REAR PARK SENSORS TRAFFIC MASTER TRACKER EXTENDED MERINO LEATHER UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL MULTI ELECTRIC SEAT CONTROL LOGIC 7 PROFESSIONAL NAVIGATION PROFESSIONAL RADIO - CD DISC - TWIN TUNERS 6 CD CHANGER BOOT MOUNTED ETC WHEELS / TYRES: 19in M Double Spoke Alloys (refurbished) c/w new centre caps P Zero Rosso Tyres (F) 6.0 mm (R) 5.0 mm SUMMARY: A very lovely example in all respects which has benefited from proper maintenance since new. Outstanding looking condition - drives as a properly maintained M6 should and certainly will not disappoint when viewed. P/X WELCOME Debit / credit cards accepted Finance subject to status 3 - 24 months warranty at cost price Email [email protected] for a clearer selection of pictures TEL: 07831 126532 or 01787 229000 WEB: www.gilescooperautomotive.co.uk

  • used TVR Chimaera - PAS - in colchester-essex
    • Reg1998 (S Reg)
    • Mileage84,980 Miles
    • TransmissionManual
    • BodyConvertible
    • ColourSunset Pearl Yellow
    • FuelPetrol
    TVR CHIMAERA 4.0 1998(T) - POWER STEERING. CH: SDLBAO1R9WBOO2332 REG: 20/10/1998 HISTORY: 7 owners, 84980 miles from new. 20 services in the book + 13 extra workshop visits -upgrades. 2 keys + alarm fobs. MOT 01/12/2017. OWNERSHIP: I can trace back to August 2004 with that keeper selling 12 months later at 59967 miles to a chap from the RAF who kept for just 7 months. The next owner used for the following 2.5 years. 2 years later it changes hands to the last owner at 70000 miles. 7 years and 15000 miles later due to a change of circumstances the car is sold directly to myself. SERVICE HISTORY; 12/10/98 PDI 08/12/98 517 23/10/99 4995 22/06/01 8213 05/02/02 14075 09/01/03 22718 27/07/03 31276 17/01/04 37512 09/06/04 44752 18/02/05 54116 31/10/06 62752 07/02/08 64479 24/01/09 66882 30/01/10 69012 17/12/10 70362 04/11/11 73296 12/11/12 77038 14/12/13 80562 15/01/15 82798 14/12/15 83877 02/12/16 84645 13 extra workshop visits including: 05/07/11 Radiator 30/07/10 Clutch 26/03/11 Discs / Pads 29/03/11 Dash Veneers 05/05/11 Head Gaskets 05/05/11 Cam Kit 30/09/11 4 Wheels Refurb 2011 Repaint 2014 Outriggers Hot Start Mod Sleeved Exhaust Recoded Alarm Service work by TVR main dealers and Specialists. Since Nov 2012 Matt Smith TVR. EXTERIOR: Repainted in 2011 in the original Sunset Pearl yellow colour. The bodywork is in fine well polished condition with minimal deterioration since then. Present are pictures before and after the repaint showing that this was for no more than some paint chipping paint and flaking paint to one of the wing mirrors. INTERIOR: The Prussian Blue Half Hide interior is in very good cared for condition with few signs of wear.The seats and unfaded dark blue carpets are piped dark blue with yellow stiching. New Walnut dash veneers with cream instrument faces. Well kept Dark blue roof with a clear rear screen. SPECIFICATION: POWER STEERING HALF HIDE TRIM PEARL PAINT SLEEVED EXHAUST ADJUSTABLE REAR DAMPERS PIONEER DEH 7300BT RADIO INTERIOR BATTERY CHARGER ALIMINIUM PEDALS CAR COVER WHEELS / TYRES: REFURBED GUNMETAL ALLOYS (No Kerbing) 4 GOOD TYRES SUMMARY: Forget the 84000 miles this car has travelled. This is one very good Chimaera that makes the average cars with half the mileage look tired. Simply put - caring owners, massive servicing - open check book - Result - A lovely example! Mechanically excellent, looks and drives very well indeed with a very sweet engine. S500FUN plate available by negotiation. P/X WELCOME Debit / credit cards accepted Finance subject to status Email [email protected] for a clear selection of pictures when available. Pictures show car as delivered. TEL: 07831 126532 or 01787 229000 WEB: www.gilescooperautomotive.co.uk

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