This very rare 1960 Lotus Elite S2 is chassis #1461 which was sold new in California in 1962. It’s a genuine left-hand drive, black-and-gold-plate California car. Under the hood is a new 1500cc Coventry Climax rebuilt to stage-3 specification and fitted with Weber carburetors, Derrington 4-branch exhaust manifold, steel timing gears, and a 3-bearing cam shaft. This S2 car also sports a ZF transmission and 4.2 differential. It’s correct matching numbers, Coventry Climax motor #9123.