Act Quickly: 2005 Lotus Elise

The Elise was introduced in 1996 as the ultimate in minimalist mid-engined motoring bliss from Colin Chapman’s Lotus Cars, but the Series 1 Elise was never imported to the United States. We had to wait until 2005 when the series 2 Elise was federalized for sales in the US with a Toyota 4-cylinder engine, which only lasted until 2011. Prices for the Elise were reasonable until a few years ago when they started to jump up on those auction sites and the gains have continued to be impressive. But today we’ve got one that is either a really good deal or a scammer or sold already. Find this 2005 Lotus Elise offered for $25,000 in Eagle Pass, TX via craigslist. Tip from Art C.

From the seller:

2005 lotus elise
condition: excellent
cylinders: 4 cylinders
fuel: gas
odometer: 34700
paint color: blue
size: compact
title status: rebuilt
transmission: manual
type: convertible

2005 Lotus Elise Convertible, manual, 4 cylinders, extra low miles” 34,700 miles. Very good conditions, mechanically sound very good and work perfect. Light and fast vehicle. Tires like new. A/C and sound working good. 17″ rims. Interior in very good conditions. Exterior have some chips on paint only and minor cosmetics damages for the age. Is an Eye catcher whatever goo and extremely rare sporty vehicle, but very reliable car. show contact info text better. Luis.

See a better way to drive something fast and fun?