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Lotus Evora (2009) Review

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Lotus Evora (2009) Review

Post  A7ESK on Thu May 21, 2009 1:46 pm

So, can Britain's best small sports car maker topple the might of Germany? Read on to find out.

I'm sure it started at 43.000 know its shot up to 47,500 to 49,875 to much money i think?
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Post  Trigger on Thu May 21, 2009 7:36 pm

It looks good in red too Cool

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Re: Lotus Evora (2009) Review

Post  GrumpyBodger on Thu May 21, 2009 8:32 pm

Sorry but no chance, at least for the majority of people with the right sized wallets.
I'm afraid that Lotus has an unkillable "reputation" for poor build quality & reliability.
Reputations take ages to die unfortunately.
The Germanic alternatives have, on the other hand, excellent reputations.
For those in the market for a car at that sort of money, those are not just important but deciding factors.
I'd like the Evora as a nice toy, which no doubt it will be for those with a few pence left over at the end of the month.
However it's sales figures, Press feedback & owner satisfaction that do the counting at the end of the day.
IMHO the Elise / Exige range of cars is the type of sports car where Lotus has always excelled (no pun intended)
They were a brilliant technological breakthrough in these days of laws & regulations.
The sales success of those cars says that Lotus did it right, at last.
All of their wedgy up market cars left me cold; well apart from the Esprit but that car was also very expensive in it's time (& not without it's problems!!).
The Esprit was also intended to be a Porsche chaser.
Lotus must surely know, from past experience, that small, highly effective sports cars is what they're brilliant at, but cars for (B)-ankers in Whapping Wharf is not what they're good at. Leave that to Porsche, Mercedes, Audi & to say the least bloody BMW. (Yes I do bear a bit of a grudge there Laughing )

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