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post #61 of 66 (permalink) Old 01-17-2016, 08:32 PM
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Yeah...nice looking, but I don't have the same reaction as I do with the prior styles (ALL of them). If I wanted an Exige, I'd buy one...
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You guys keep saying these new designs look asian. Show me an asian designed car that is 1/10th this good looking.
The pedestrian NSX that Honda finally vomitted out after a decade or so of dry heaving.

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As a previous poster said, "Gallardo."

It's still a very clean yet aggressive design, and the Gallardo resemblance could probably be lessened by a bit of resculpting. The real question remains--how can Lotus become part of a larger, better-funded company, but one which will let it alone to do what Lotus does so well?

As Sergio has cheapened the Ferrari brand (lots of trinkets for sale, development of an SUV, ever-higher production volumes), I'd like to see Lotus move up the food chain. It would take years of sustained effort, but it seems it would be doable.
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post #64 of 66 (permalink) Old 11-02-2017, 06:36 PM
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I hear an esprit is coming. It will be based off a shortened evora patform, ie lighter better turning, so figure maybe 2700lbs. It may have a lotus built V8. 2700lbs, 500hp, whats not to like, well maybe the price and styling.
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I heard that too. It will be out right after the Evora roadster.
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Is anything still in the works for the Esprit?
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