Dodge EV - Page 4 - LotusTalk - The Lotus Cars Community
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #61 of 68 (permalink) Old 01-12-2009, 07:14 AM
Forum Founder
Randy Chase's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Tail of the Dragon
Posts: 29,083
I am a big fan of the Europa after seeing it and being in it for a few drives in the UK. If this is how we get one, then cool. I might consider it.

I don't mind the tweaking to make it look more dodge-like. I wonder what it would look like if the windshield surround and a pillar were painted body color.

#somethingwickedthiswaycomes... the new Origin Noble M and the Origin 7

Zenos E10S for Sale!

There are some very shady dealers in the Lotus business.

2005 Lotus Elise, 1993 MR2, 1995 MR2, 125cc Shifter Kart, Toniq (in build), 2018 Origin 7 (waiting), 2018 Origin Noble M (waiting)
Randy Chase is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #62 of 68 (permalink) Old 01-12-2009, 07:20 AM
Registered User
fitfan's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: San Diego!
Posts: 7,116
Originally Posted by proskills View Post
Man, that Dodge grill is HIDEOUS. If they didn't have to go and do that, this would be one of the best looking cars on the road.
Really? i think it looks better! the re-worked front and rear fascia are an improvement imo. but i have allways thought the "viper" like front grill looked excellent on a powerful car

"I really started paying attention to cars was when they came out with the Nissan Z, the first body. Then I seen the Cherokees, the old square ones, and I was like, “Wow, that’s cool.” Then I seen the Isuzu jeeps and I seen the Wranglers."
-Lotus Cars VP of Global Design
fitfan is offline  
post #63 of 68 (permalink) Old 01-12-2009, 07:33 AM
Registered User
wallabyguy's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 7,430
My point was simply that the car makes a better Dodge than Lotus. It lends itself to the Dodge design cues much more successfully than the Lotus ones. The Lotus elements always seemed forced (remember the car was originally supposed to be a Proton).
wallabyguy is offline  
post #64 of 68 (permalink) Old 01-12-2009, 07:48 AM
Registered User
Likuid's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 530
Honestly I actually think it looks better too. And it looks like a Dodge. It finally seems like things are coming full circle for Lotus.
Likuid is offline  
post #65 of 68 (permalink) Old 01-12-2009, 05:15 PM
Registered User
cornbeef's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Reading Pa
Posts: 1,504
I've always liked the Europa and I think overall this works better, it kinda reminds me of a two door stratus from the side, I'm just not sure if that's a good or bad thing. Any extra production to keep Lotus busy
Attached Images

"People think I'm an idiot or something, because all I do is cut lawns for a living. People don't say that about far as you know."


2006 Elise
2013 Evora S IPS
cornbeef is offline  
post #66 of 68 (permalink) Old 01-13-2009, 06:29 PM
Registered User
Agent ONE's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 1,009
Agent ONE is offline  
post #67 of 68 (permalink) Old 01-19-2009, 12:51 PM
Registered User
Agent ONE's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 1,009
Does the Europa share the same windshield as the Exige and the Elise?
Agent ONE is offline  
post #68 of 68 (permalink) Old 01-19-2009, 01:13 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: orange county
Posts: 1,190
It would be nice if it does share windshields, I think it does. Going to the dodge dealer for new glass would be nice.
Green Ghost is offline  
Sponsored Links

  LotusTalk - The Lotus Cars Community > Lotus Discussions > Electric Avenue- Tesla, ZAP, Dodge EV1, electric Lotus cars

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the LotusTalk - The Lotus Cars Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome