Lotus Elan

711m block twin cam

PostPost by: fillpoke » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:46 pm

Is an elan fitted with a 711m block twin cam engine less desirable (ie worth less) than an L blocked car?
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PostPost by: seniorchristo » Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:30 pm

My Elan has a 711 "tall block". More torque and Horsepower from 1700cc so to me it's more valuable. Perhaps if the car was original with original engine than I would say maybe the L block was more valuable. :)
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:12 am

To collectors... yes
Better reale... yes
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