Lotus
Turbo Esprit
1986

Pearlescent White / Grey Connolly leather
2.2 litre twin cam four-cylinder 210 hp

73000 kms

Finnish (EU) registration

59000 Eur

With single family ownership from 1988 to 2014.

Always lovingly cared for and dry garaged, this Esprit Turbo was delivered new by the established Toyota importer and the first official Lotus importer in Finland, Korpivaara Oy.

When I acquired the car in 2014 it was still on it’s original Goodyear NCT tyres – date of manufacture week 13/1986. The Goodyears have now been replaced with new Fulda tyres of correct size and speed rating.Removable glass sunroof with storage bag and wind reflector. All documents and manuals.

Certificate of Provenance from Lotus Cars, confirming colours, numbers and comprehensive options including full Magnolia leather, air conditioning and glass sunroof.

To clarify the rarity of an Euro specification LHD Turbo Esprit, here are some statistics;
Total number of all Lotus Esprit versions produced 1976-2004: 10675 cars
Total number of Giugiaro styled Turbo Esprits 1980-1987 : 3200 cars
Total number of Turbo Esprit produced MY 1986 : 382 cars

The text below is copied from the Certificate of Authenticity issued to this particular car;
“Information for the 1986 model year export market (excluding USA and Canada) Turbo Esprit only;
Your car was the 14th out of 32 cars,
Your car was the 3rd out of 4 cars in Pearlescent White,
Your car was the only one in Pearlescent White with magnolia leather trim.”

In other words, only 32 out of 382 cars were produced for markets other than UK, USA and Canada for model year 1986.
While there’s no similar information available for other model years, it’s safe to assume that the split was very similar, roughly 10%, which would mean a total of only 300-350 Giugiaro Turbo Esprits for “rest of world” markets in the seven years of production.

04/86, delivery service, Auto Jalonen Oy
first owner Herttoniemen Lukko Oy (Ltd), Helsinki
08/86, service, 9495 kms, Auto Jalonen Oy
04/88, owner Comnor Oy (Ltd), Espoo
10/89, owner Nores Oy, (Ltd), Espoo
09/92, owner Mrs/Ms T Hall-Nyyssönen

owner Mr H Välimäki, Vartiokyläntie 8, 00950 Hki
04/97 MOT/TUV inspection
07/98 MOT/TUV inspection, 67000 kms

05/99 MOT/TUV inspection, 68000 kms
06/09 MOT/TUV inspection, 72000 kms
11/00 MOT/TUV inspection
04/11 MOT/TUV inspection, 69000 kms
08/14 MOT/TUV inspection, 73117 kms
05/00 service, 62461 kms, Rupert Heller, Wackersberg DE

Transport to most of Europe 600-1000 Eur.
Worldwide shipping, always for best available rates.

Located 30 mins from Helsinki airport, we will collect from arrivals.
Please note all viewings are by appointment only.

 

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