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1964 Ford Cortina Lotus Mk 1

Lot No.: 203

Registration: N/A
Chassis Number: Not Specified
Engine Number: Not Specified
Number of cylinders: 4
CC: 1558
Year of Manufacture: 1964
RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Estimate (£): 55,000 - 65,000
(+buyer's premium of 15% including VAT @ 20%)

 

  • Excellent provenance & history of Class Championship and outright wins
  • Fresh Neil Brown engine with only dyno testing
  • Built to exacting and competitive specification
  • Supplied with FIA HTP - Period F - Class CT8 Valid to 31.12.2025

 

 

A very competitive and successful FIA Mk1 Lotus Cortina with a history of both championship and outright HSCC class race wins.

Originally purchased from Neil Brown in 2012, rebuilt to an excellent standard and specification for the 2013 season, using a rust-free dipped shell achieving the minimum FIA weight of 750kg.

In addition to the new shell the Lotus benefits from Alan Henderson suspension, Koni rear dampers, Bilstein front, new seat, belts, T45 welded cage and V box.  Additionally, with a freshly rebuilt Neil Brown engine with Dyno hours only and a rebuilt gearbox by Alan Henderson this competitive FIA Lotus Cortina is ready for the next campaigner to achieve some decent results.

Suitable for a wide range of pre-66 touring car events including U2TC, Masters Pre-66 and 3 hr series, HSCC/HRSR, CSCC Classic K, the Spa six-hrs, Silverstone Classic etc.