Sat, 20th Nov 2021 13:00

The Winter 2021 Classic Car Auction

Lot 10

1990 Lotus Carlton
Desirable garage find; running and driving and ready for recommissioning

Registration: H3 LOT
Chassis: SCC000019L1186444
Odometer: 62,499
Transmission: Manual

  • Car number 006 out of 320 Lotus Carltons produced for the UK market.
  • Only 70 believed to be licensed on UK roads.
  • Reportedly been off the road for the past 5 years.
  • 3615cc Opel C36GET twin-turbocharged I6 engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
  • Highly specified vehicle, including air conditioning, factory sun roof, headlight wipers and heated seats.
  • Finished in iconic imperial green
  • Last MOT tested in 2017
  • An array of parts are also supplied with the vehicle, including new front suspension arms and tool kit.
  • We can confirm that the Lotus Carlton does run and drive, although will require recommissioning.

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A rare opportunity to get your hands on perhaps the finest English super saloon ever produced, the Lotus Carlton. The Carlton definitely took the UK by storm and swiftly became a infamous for its 177 mph top speed. Powered by the 3615cc Opel C36GET inline six with two Garrett turbochargers, that produces 377bhp and 419lbft of torque, propelling the Vauxhall from 0-60 in 5.2 seconds.

Based around a four-door Vauxhall Carlton bodyshell modified to accept wider wheel arches, side skirts and a pronounced boot spoiler, the Carlton also benefited from Lotus enhanced power steering, disc brake and suspension and limited slip differential.

Under the dust, the Imperial Green metallic paintwork remains highly presentable as does the Anthracite leather upholstery, it wouldn’t take much to return ‘Number 0006’ to its former glory.


Sold for £55,440


Auction: The Winter 2021 Classic Car Auction, Sat, 20th Nov 2021

Viewing: We are delighted to announce that open viewing will be available on the following days, so there is no need to pre-book to attend:

Thursday 18th November - 10am to 7pm
Friday 19th November - 10am to 4pm
Saturday 20th November - From 9am

Bidding: Bidding is available Online, pre-registered Maximum Commission Bid, over the Phone or by Attending in person.

Attending: Track & Trace will be in operation on the day, so you must supply your name and contact details upon arrival.

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