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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1959
Numbers built:23
Internal name:Type 17
Designed by:Len Terry for Lotus
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 05, 2018
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Chassis: 652
The first production Lotus 17 built, this car was delivered new to its first owner Ian Walker in April of 1959. He would go on to race the car extensively during the 1959 season. During its well documented history, it was owned by a Mr Robert Matthews from 1967 through to 1998. One of around a dozen Type 17s to have survived, it has been regularly raced in historic events during the last couple of years.

Chassis details
Manufactured in April 02, 1959
First owner Ian Walker
Last known location South African Historic Racer

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  Article Image gallery (37) Chassis (2) 652 Specifications