Elite 504 for sale for £25,000

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TrevorK
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Elite 504 for sale for £25,000

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Saw this on EBay this evening
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lotus-Elite- ... ect=mobile

An optimistic price, I think, but it will be interesting to see how it does.
What car is that?

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Re: Elite 504 for sale for £25,000

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Yes, I saw that one too.

Nobody's going to pay anything like that much. You wonder, did the vendor not see the much better red one that's unsold at £18k? & cream leather was a terrible choice for the dashboard retrim.

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Crickey..............

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Not a 504 either as it was converted to manual
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Saw this advertised on the December issue of Classic and Sports cars magazine.

https://percivalmotorco.co.uk/1979_Lotus_Elite_504/

Looks like some people are recognising the potential of the 504.
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Absolutely beautiful! 8)

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Beautiful indeed, particularly as 'original paint'

Being cracked, crazed and totally different 'sheens' back and front, I hope to remove, repair, paint my bumpers in 2024. Those on this car look closer to gloss than I've seen before. Prior to this I was thinking something between matt and satin, these look more between satin and gloss. Anyone know what they were like originally? From the colour sales brochure I have it is difficult to see.

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Maybe they look so glossy because of all the polishing? I've always assumed they should be satin as well.

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I noticed the reflection of the number plate.
I'm sure satin black originally so my guess is the bumpers have had a tidy up at some point ( be amazed if a car can get to that age without some minor marks to bumpers).
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JANUARY SALE - now £17,500 for a manualised 504

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/296044429892
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