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1977 Lotus Esprit

Chassis number : 77 030159H

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Sold for $20,900 at 2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl.
The Lotus Esprit was based on Giorgetto Giugiaro's M70 concept and was catapulted into fame when it stared in the James Bond file, The Spy Who Loved Me. This example was delivered by Lotus Cars USA to its first owner on the West Coast. Currently, the car shows 27,000 miles on the odometer and is finished in the period color of 'Lemon.' Inside there are tartan seat and door trim set into a green interior. Power is from a 1973cc four-cylinder engine breathing through 2 Zenith-Stromberg carburetors. It produces 140 horsepower and is mated to a five-speed manual transmission.
By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2012

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2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $25,000-USD $35,000 
Sale Price :
USD $20,900

1977 Lotus Esprit Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Lotus Esprit

(Data based on Model Year 1977 sales)
1977 Lotus Esprit Series 1
Chassis#: 77090403H
Sold for USD$50,400
  2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1977 Lotus Esprit Series I
Chassis#: 77020134H
Sold for USD$106,400
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
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1977 Lotus Esprit S1
Chassis#: 77 030159H
Sold for USD$20,900
  2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl
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Lotus Esprits That Failed To Sell At Auction

1977 Lotus Esprit's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1977 Lotus Esprit SI 2004 Bonhams MOTORCARS BROOKLINE $8,000$12,000

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1977 Lotus Esprit Profiles

1977 Lotus Esprit vehicle information
Coupe
Chassis #: 77 030159H
Engine #: AC77703 13570
1977 Lotus Esprit vehicle information
Coupe
Chassis #: 77020134H
Engine #: AC7 7701 13427