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Sold 1999 Lotus Elise S1

1999 Lotus Elise S1



The Lotus Elise – a revolutionary sports car, that is not only beautifully designed and engineered – it also comes with a unique personality, that is hard to resist.

Not to mention the great racing history, the fabulous looks, the superb handling, the awesome raw performance –  this car talks to you¦one feels like being the car himself when driving it. Absolutely stunning sports car¦a fantastic weekend play car.

The Lotus Elise first appeared in 1996 and revolutionised small sports car design with its lightweight extruded aluminium chassis and composite body.


  • Comes with spare keys, alarm and immobiliser.
  • Imported to NZ from the UK in December 2009.
  • Save some stone chips around body, this car has been properly maintained and is in excellent condition throughout.
  • Comes complete with factory optional hardtop coloured soft top.
  • Extremely lightweight – one could almost argue that this car weighs not much more than a packet of fags.
  • Original, non-modified.
  • Comes with original handbook, service and maintenance records – recent maintenance records show the following:
    • August 2011 at circa 37000miles – New tensioners, idlers, water pump and cam belt were fitted.
    • Feb 2012-  New radiator.
    • August 2014 – New front wheel bearings
    • August 2015 – New Uprated fuel pump, new Hurricane steering rack.
    • Feb 2016 – New cold air intake ducting.
    • Serviced by a reputable North Canterbury sports car garage in North Canterbury.

When you buy yourself a sports car, you're buying yourself more than just a car – you're buying into a lifestyle – you're making a statement and a Lotus badge is going to help when you're doing that. This is what you get when buying a Lotus Elise.

The Elise is one of the few sports cars that you can take out, straight out of a box and use nearly all of its performance. Its really that easy to drive and that much fun.

Will be sold WOF'd and Registered if sold in New Zealand.

Transport / Shipping can be organised on Buyer's behalf at Buyer's cost.


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DISCLAIMER (Please Read)


Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.

Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.

The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.

The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.

The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.

For more information about this vehicle, please contact us Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time) on +64 (0) 3 310-6485 / +64 (0) 274 990-020. Alternatively, you may email us at info@waimakclassiccars.co.nz anytime.

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