Classic Motorsports Car Catcher: No Restoration Required

Date Feb 6, 2017

Written by Ed Higginbotham

You may have noticed updates popping up from our “Restoration Impossible” project Lotus Elan. Here’s a chance for you to get a similar result for a fraction of the time and effort. WireWheel.com is selling this 1971 Lotus Elan for $36,900.

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