Anti roll bar

We are not sure whether our Seven had an anti roll bar when delivered. The one we have on the car was fitted when the car was restored in the 90es.

Besides the (debatable?) safety improvement of having one fitted, the anti roll bar is of course a topic for purists, as the look is more clean without and as most Lotus Sevens were not delivered with one.

Rear wings

For a long time we had been contemplating switching to narrow rear wings from the somewhat wider wings that were on the car when we acquired it. Opinions differ as to whether the narrow rear wings are actually too narrow, even when using wheels and tires in line with original specifications.

A common ‘trick’ back in the 60es seems to be to simply cut away part of the rear wing edge, which can actually be seen on the 1968 picture of SB2237 with Elan wheels.

Having changed from wider Minilites to Elan wheels and also fitted narrower 145 tires, the wider wings did look a bit odd, so we decided to give the narrow wings a try. We sourced new wings from Redline and we are quite happy with the result.