LotusTalk.com is the premier Lotus Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
» Log in
User Name:

Password:

Not a member yet?
Register Now!
» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
Ľ Wheel & Tire Center

http://www.carid.com/ http://www.carid.com/led-lights.html http://www.carid.com/car-covers.html http://www.carid.com/custom-wheels.html http://www.carid.com/pirelli-tires/
Lotus Evora 400 Pricing Announced
May 18, 2015 - 3:20 PM - by AutoGuide.com


Quote:
The Lotus Evora 400 will cost $89,900 when it starts to arrive in the U.S. next year.

Production begins this summer, but the first models to leave the factory will be sold in Europe with other global markets to follow. Lotus revealed the Evora 400 for the first time during the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March as the fastest and most powerful production Lotus car ever built. As the name suggests, this car is based on the Evora, but it turns a lap at the company’s test track six seconds quicker than the Evora S.

Top speed is limited to 186 MPH with the ability to run from 0-60 MPH in 4.1 seconds. Like other versions of the Evora, this car uses a mid-mounted supercharged V6, but in this case the company tuned to to make 400 hp and 302 lb-ft of torque. Lotus says that over 66 percent of the Evora 400 is new compared to previous models.

Both a manual and an automatic transmission are available. The manual comes standard with a limited-slip differential. While the company was busy tinkering beneath the surface, they also added a revised clutch disc and a low intertia flywheel to improve how the car shifts.

The price means that the Evora 400 is going to be less expensive, quicker and equally as powerful as a Porsche 911 Carrera S, which makes 400 HP, runs to 60 MPH in 4.3 seconds and starts at $98,900.
See more ... [Read More]
26 Replies | 843 Views
Why Wonít My Car Start?
May 05, 2015 - 10:13 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Quote:
Without a doubt, every owner dreads the moment when their car wonít start. What should you do? Who should you call? Can you fix it yourself? Hereís a list with ten common reasons why cars donít start up and what you can do about it.

'The first step is to define the no start' said Joe Spadafora, certified instructor at Universal Technical Instituteís Exton, Pennsylvania campus. Spadafora spent the majority of his career in working in the service department of several dealerships and receiving factory training from GM. Heís certified as a Master Technician and certified by Chrysler as a Dodge Viper technician . He also holds certifications from Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Lexus and Scion as well, so if thereís something wrong with your car, chances are heís seen it before.

To diagnose the reason your car isnít starting, you need to pay attention to happening when you turn the key. 'Does the engine crank but not actually start or, when you turn the key, does literally nothing happen?' he said. 'In a customerís eyes, the following two options are the same because both create a scenario that results in the vehicleís failure to run.'

While the two situations might seem similar, they have very different meanings that are important to a mechanic and can signal different problems calling for a variety of solutions.

'Itís important to note that a vehicle is an extremely complicated machine and can exhibit similar symptoms for a variety of reasons,' he said. 'That is why itís important to first
... [Read More]
0 Replies | 395 Views
2015 New York Auto Show
Mar 31, 2015 - 7:05 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Quote:
Itís time to head to the big apple to get the juiciest new car news from the 2015 New York Auto Show.

Confirmed debuts include Cadillacís new CT6 flagship sedan and a production version of the Scion iM compact hatchback as well as the Scion iA small sedan. Expect an updated Lexus RX, Lincoln Continental Concept, 2016 Kia Optima and a production version of the 2016 Jaguar XF, as well as the exciting new McLaren 570S.

Be sure to check in with AutoGuide for all the latest 2015 New York Auto Show news, and the best auto show video coverage on the net.
Read more about the 2015 New York Auto Show at AutoGuide.com.
0 Replies | 604 Views
Top 10 Most Anticipated 2015 New York Auto Show Debuts
Mar 27, 2015 - 8:22 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Quote:
Once again weíre headed to the Manzana Grande in search of new cars, pizza and the highest concentration of angry taxi drivers in North America.

This year the Javits Center will host debuts for McLaren, Cadillac and Nissan among many others. Keep on scrolling to see the top 10 cars weíre looking forward to most.
See the Top 10 Most Anticipated 2015 New York Auto Show Debuts at AutoGuide.com.
0 Replies | 460 Views
Lotus Exige S Club Racer Lights Up UK Showrooms
Mar 20, 2015 - 10:15 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Quote:
Thereís a new, lighter version of the Lotus Exige that you can pine over in America, but not own.

The coupe-only Exige S Club Racer has a curb weight of 2,560 lbs, marking a roughly 30-lb reduction over the Exige S. That in combination with a front splitter, rear spoiler and underbody aerodynamic enhancements offering almost 93 lbs of downforce make it a measurably improved product over the Exige S.

Top speed for the new model is just over 170 MPH with a 0-62 MPH sprint in four seconds flat courtesy of its supercharged 3.5-liter V6.

Lotus managed to save weight in the new derivative by using lightweight versions of key components including the battery, center console, doors and seats. Other changes include new drive modes that vary how much slip the traction control system will allow. There are three in total: drive, sport and race.

The new Lotus Exige S Club Racer is already available to customers in the U.K. for £56,900 ($84,100), which is a £2,400 premium over the normal Exige S.
Read more about the Lotus Exige S Club Racer Lights Up UK Showrooms at AutoGuide.com.
6 Replies | 734 Views
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Holy crap!
4380r
Yesterday 11:34 AM
Today 06:42 PM
by apk919
13 298
Schroth ASM profi II harness
Exiged
Today 06:33 PM
Today 06:33 PM
by Exiged
0 1
2005 Elise transmission 33k miles
Exiged
Today 06:24 PM
Today 06:24 PM
by Exiged
0 1
EVAP Error Blues
Wayne Ellison
03-05-2012 03:59 PM
Today 06:19 PM
by stugilmour
13 846
Exige Style CF Seats Black Suede New
keinayo
Today 06:12 PM
Today 06:12 PM
by keinayo
0 1
Idea : Drive/Lunch around Hocking Hills
zender
Today 11:38 AM
Today 06:12 PM
by dspecgsx
2 30
Elise/Exige Team Dynamics Wheels 16x7/17x8 Flat Black
keinayo
03-20-2015 07:20 AM
Today 06:11 PM
by Exiged
2 375
Columbus C&C Today
zender
Today 10:20 AM
Today 06:09 PM
by dspecgsx
5 56
Black/Sliver Nose Badges
Exige23
Today 01:48 PM
Today 06:09 PM
by Ashley
4 111
Minnesota Newbie
Munky
Today 06:30 AM
Today 06:07 PM
by Munky
4 80
Lotus No Airbag Steering Wheel - Elise/Exige Esprit and elan
keinayo
02-15-2015 01:26 PM
Today 06:04 PM
by keinayo
4 845
Exige CF Side Scoop with Grill RH only
keinayo
Today 06:03 PM
Today 06:03 PM
by keinayo
0 1
Elise/Exige Turn Signal LH
keinayo
Today 06:01 PM
Today 06:01 PM
by keinayo
0 1
Interesting cars on ebay
lotusespritse
04-15-2013 07:10 PM
Today 05:43 PM
by petemon
478 56,422
Parting Out Shortly: Middle-East Spec Exige S240
Beddu
Today 12:29 PM
Today 05:40 PM
by parpatbunk
7 185
Evora S Pricing, Private Vs Dealer, Auto Vs Manual.
Dus10
Today 04:51 PM
Today 05:34 PM
by Dus10
4 64
Insurance can be helpful sometimes
cyow5
10-31-2013 09:24 AM
Today 05:22 PM
by cyow5
66 7,568
Did the Gen1 Elise have a bad engine? K series Head gasket?
Nymphaea
Today 03:47 PM
Today 05:15 PM
by TachItUp
1 57
WTB 2012-1014 EVORA S Manual.
Dus10
Today 05:15 PM
Today 05:15 PM
by Dus10
0 9
WTB 06-08 Exige
filipp2442
05-12-2015 09:58 PM
Today 05:14 PM
by filipp2442
4 299
Larry's Lotus Photoblog #5
LARRY
02-15-2011 10:08 AM
Today 05:12 PM
by LARRY
5,976 822,371
What did you do to your Evora today?
low2ground
08-06-2013 09:26 AM
Today 04:33 PM
by brgelise
1,885 139,253
Montrose Trailers
Montrose Trailers
05-16-2014 08:01 AM
Today 04:32 PM
by RBH
25 3,673
WTB: Rear Panel Elise-Exige
GR82DRV
Today 01:07 PM
Today 04:26 PM
by keinayo
1 52
GYLO 9 - Sunday, 05/17/15 8:00AM - 10:00AM
rcollum
04-29-2015 02:48 PM
Today 04:23 PM
by rcollum
53 1,378
I am looking for new shocks
BlankCzech
04-29-2015 03:19 PM
Today 04:06 PM
by hroundy
14 553
Whacko BMW Problems
glb
05-14-2015 01:35 PM
Today 03:52 PM
by Lancia
28 675
Over Stock: CF Exige Splitter OEM Style
HKFEVER
Today 06:37 AM
Today 03:46 PM
by HKFEVER
1 102
Every Lotus Elise seems to be priced at $30k
Nymphaea
04-21-2015 06:00 PM
Today 03:30 PM
by MrBlah
39 2,309
Lotus Evora 400 Pricing Announced
AutoGuide.com
05-18-2015 03:20 PM
Today 03:24 PM
by Simplife
26 843
» Online Users: 2,549
136 members and 2,413 guests
1stGenMatt, 2011 chrome orange, 44Runner, 88esprit, AceVentura, acslater, Andy811, AndyPaw, angelRivero76, apk919, ArizonaExige, ArtB, Ashley, BCspeed34, BigBlanco, biyanpian, BlackWidow, blankdan, Bruce, bruchion, BudUSMC, captain chaos, carsonp, Chaos, Chhirowolf, chiarov, cpd1501, CThruU, cyow5, da40flyer, Danglesnort, danmk1, Dave J, daz01, Deezel, Dino944, DJ.Jang, dmcbride, docjay, dougrobling, DrinkMan, dspecgsx, Duncan, EliseMi, emlise, Eric H, esprit888, Exiged, Fermi, flaco2005, Flatoutski, Formula1, Formulabob, Fuelrush, fzust, greencar, HKFEVER, ICSNO, imstillonjava, J.Rabbit, jack9148, JamesAllen, jasondew, JBarth4, jds62f, Jeff_r1, jefrac, JimHam, JWA, k20head, keinayo, kenhicks, Kevin04, Kimgt, kitefan69, kiwiokie, KryptonCup, Lancia, loadedmind, Lorenstump, Lotus F1, lotus4s, lotus72Eur, LotusCC, lotusdds, LotusManDan, lt0302, m00m00w4t3r, Mak, mannix, marius, mbrunner, MCBAZ, me73, Meghani Motorsports, mieczkow, mpower1226, MrBlah, Munky, NO CELL, O LEE O, odbrain, odoyle, ogravty, petemon, pjr308, pvivire, qu1Z, Red141, RJ in SJ, RuPiddy, seluis, ShadowWulf369, shill68, snarlingbeast, Steven Fehr, stugilmour, TachItUp, tadg, Terrible_Kei, tfarrell, thetadawg, tmr, tnewc10, toedrag, trfewfe, TroyNVie, TT5, Turn 1, Uselise, vstryker, widebodyelise, XHILR8N!, Zeldar, zyeah, [P≤]
Most users ever online was 12,117, 12-13-2009 at 09:36 AM.
» Forum Search
» Stats
Members: 38,111
Threads: 137,332
Posts: 2,066,865
Top Poster: Randy Chase (29,024)
Welcome to our newest member, Luc Quevillon
» Latest Auto News
Next-Gen Volkswagen GTI Getting 300 HP
GM Acted Criminally in Ignition Switch Recall, Could Face Billion Dollar Fine: Report
Next-Gen Porsche 911 Likely to Offer Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain
» New Car Reviews
2014 LA Auto Show Preview
November 18-20
2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic Review
The Benchmark in Sensible Opulence
2015 Toyota Yaris Review
Refreshed but Hard to Recommend
2014 SEMA Show Coverage
Nov 4 - 7
2015 Dodge Charger SXT AWD Review
The Forgotten Mainstream Charger
» Current Poll
Which do you own?
Evora w/ IPS Auto Trans - 0%
0 Votes
Evora w/ Manual Trans - 33.33%
1 Vote
Evora S w/ IPS Auto Trans - 33.33%
1 Vote
Evora S w/ Manual Trans - 33.33%
1 Vote
Total Votes: 3
You may not vote on this poll.
» May 2015
S M T W T F S
2627282930 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 123456
» Today's Birthdays
reesefl
JimmieV (49)
jeremy (41)
Frankthetank (36)
JigglyRear (35)
metro euro (35)
elevenmg (34)
fariborz_1361 (33)
kiwi (32)
12/17/04 (28)
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.