1969 Lotus Elan  S4

1969 Lotus Elan S4

Engine: 1558cc I4
Transmission: 4 Speed Manual
Mileage: 4,115 ( undocumented )

Gateway Classic Cars of Orlando is proud to present this essential 1960's British sports car, the tiny Lotus Elan, this one a 1969 S4 remains a benchmark for handling. With its pop-up headlights, curved windshield, and roll-up windows, it was a symbol of Swinging London, immortalized in The Avengers television series. The Elan was built with a backbone frame and a fiberglass body and had four-wheel independent suspension. It's Ford 1600-cc four-cylinder engine developed 105 hp and featured Lotus's own twin-cam head, like the Lotus Cortina mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. Weighing only 1,420 pounds, early cars could do 0-60 mph in 7.1 seconds, with the quarter-mile in 15.7 seconds at 87 mph. The second series Elan arrived in late 1964, offering a full-width dash with glove box, oval taillights, the battery in the trunk, and optional knock-off wheels. Only about a total of 10,000 Elans were built during its model run. Since its inception the Elan has been a perennial cult classic and an icon among British sports cars. The Elan served as the direct inspiration for the Mazda MX5 Miata and has often been imitated but never duplicated. There are few cars that combine the Elan’s delicate feel virtually perfect steering and gutsy eager twin-cam engine. As a result, they remain highly collectible and well sorted examples are always in demand by enthusiasts. This lovely 1969 Elan is an S4 Drophead that has been fastidiously maintained by its enthusiastic previous owner. This is the one you want to own. This 1969 Lotus Elan S4 is for sale in our Orlando Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD video at For additional information please call our knowledgeable staff at (407)771-2000 or email us at If you would like to see it in person, come to our Orlando Showroom, located at 635 Century Point Suite 101, Lake Mary, FL 32746. See more at:

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1971 Lotus Elan  Plus 25

1971 Lotus Elan Plus 25

Engine: 1600cc Twin Cam Dual Carb 4-Cyl
Transmission: 4 Speed Manual
Mileage: 29,342 ( undocumented )

Our Detroit Showroom is proud to offer this impressive 1971 Lotus Elan +2S. This gorgeous Lotus is the lucky recipient of a very impressive restoration that makes you feel like you’re in 1970 again. This desirable Lotus is equipped with a potent and rebuilt 1600cc Twin Cam 4cylinder with 2 carbs feeding this peppy Elan. Power is paired to a 4 Speed manual transmission with smooth shifts and a 3.55 rear end gear ratio that allows all types of cruising. This Lotus has lots of great features which proves it to be ahead of its time such as 4 wheel power disc brakes, rack and pinion steering and power windows. This Lotus is in lovely condition and dressed in a very appropriate Old English White with a super clean Black vinyl interior. The frame off restoration is documented and photos can be provided to prove how this beauty was put back together. Weighing in at only 2,000 pounds, this Lotus pulls like a small block Vette of its time. One of the most impressive features on this Lotus is the four wheel independent suspension which gives a very comfortable cruising feel that allows you to spend hours in this car if you wanted too. With these Lotus Elan’s becoming more scarce, this is one of the nicer ones on the market. The super low mileage is also documented and it is evident that this Lotus was pampered throughout its lifetime. If you are in the market for an awesome restoration, give us a call at 313.982.3100 or email us at For over 100 HD photos and video, visit

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1991 Lotus Elan  M100

1991 Lotus Elan M100

Engine: 1.6L I4 F DOHC 16V
Transmission: 5 Speed Manual
Mileage: 110,721 ( actual )

Gateway Classic Cars of Fort Lauderdale is pleased to offer this rare 1991 Lotus Elan M100. Just 3,855 examples were produced between 1989 and 1992 making this a great find. This Elan M100 is the turbocharged variant producing approximately 162 horsepower. The motor in this Lotus is an Isuzu sourced 1,588cc turbocharged inline 4 cylinder. This motor was extensively modified by Lotus. Some of the modifications to the engine include a new exhaust system, rerouted intake plumbing, improved engine suspension, and modifications to the engine control unit to improve torque and boost response. Within the last 2 years a lot of work, time, and money has gone into making this Lotus the beautiful car it is today. In that time it received a new PPG paint finish, a new convertible top, new seat upholstery, new carpeting, and all general maintenance was performed. This car has always been garage kept. These M100’s are known for their controllability and excellent handling. It is not often that a front wheel drive sports car performs as well as this in the corners. Because of the extremely light weight of this Lotus, the estimated 162hp will get you to your destination in a hurry. Whether you are looking for a track car that brings a smile to your face, or a Sunday driver that is a pleasure to drive, look no further. This Lotus will put a smile on your face and bring endless fun. Features on this M100 include: Air conditioning, AM/FM radio, CD player, manual convertible top, spare tire, power brakes, power steering, power windows, antilock brakes, power mirrors, seat belts, passenger airbag, vinyl interior, aluminum wheels, and radial tires. To see 100+ HD pictures and an HD video of this 1991 Lotus Elan M100, please visit For more information or to schedule an appointment to view this car in person, please call the Fort Lauderdale showroom at (954) 227-4202 or email us directly at

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