The technical description of the car:
The frame is welded from steel sections 20x 20mm (Kaipan manufacturer) It is entirely refined by powder coating paint (komaxit) of a black colour.
The rear drive axle is made up of modified Ford Sierra arms (Kaipan manufacturer) the differential is also used from the Ford Sierra, from which goes a shortened cardan shaft (Kaipan manufacturer), driven by a Ford Sierra five-speed gearbox. Gearbox and differential come from Ford authorized service centre.
They consist of new parts, with new fillings and seals. The front upper and lower arms are provided by the Kaipan manufacturer. Shock absorbers and springs are from HP Sporting Company, producing shock absorbers for sports rally cars and this model, used on the car, is made specifically for Lotus cars. For the Wheels in the front 7.5 x 16 Toyo Proxes T1-R tires 195/40 and in the back 9x 16 Toyo Proxes T1-R tires 225/40.
The car is equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine from the Audi TT with the content of 1.8 cm, the power of 180 HP. This type has been totally repassed with new fillings, timing belt, oil, pulleys and all other belts, alternator, remanufactured turbo and completely over sealed.
The floor of the interior is from black BMW carpets. Other upholstery such as seats, sides and a middle cockpit tunnel is black Alcantara. The luxurious abraded synthetic leather used in today’s Audi creates beautiful interior of the car. A white thread is used for the stitching. The control elements, such as pedals, gearshift lever and others are from Sparco.
Rear tarpaulin covering the trunk is from a thick canvas, which is used on the roofs of convertibles. The paint of the vehicle is a white nacre used on various Mercedes ML vehicles. Other metal segments visible on the vehicle are made of stainless steel, welded by TIG technology, with grinded ridges. The surface is polished. The dashboard and the upholstery are of a manual production.
Location: Cheznovice, Czech Republic, Czech Republic
See listing: 2014 replica of “Lotus Super Seven” Kaipan 57 (from July 1, 2015)