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Have you driven the Elise or Exige yet?

  • Yes, I’ve driven the US car… Top That!

    Votes: 5 4.6%
  • Yes, I’ve driven the S2 Elise… So I know what I'm in for.

    Votes: 39 36.1%
  • Yes, I’ve driven the S1 Elise… I get the idea.

    Votes: 8 7.4%
  • Yes, I’ve driven the S1 Exige… It’s all old hat to me.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Yes, I’ve driven the S2 Exige… Does this top the US car?

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Not only have I driven the Elise, I’ve driven more than one variant.

    Votes: 7 6.5%
  • I haven’t driven any Elise… But I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express.

    Votes: 42 38.9%
  • I have never seen an Elise in person

    Votes: 7 6.5%
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How many of us have actually driven an Elise? I drove the 111S but have not yet driven the US car. How about the rest of you?
 

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I have driven the S1 Elise, the standard S2 Elise and the S2 111S down in Australia. I test drove all 3 on the road and race track. The 111S was the best of the lot. I can only imagine what the US car will be like with 190HP.

I took the S1 Elise on a 4 hour ride, not the most civil of the lot as the S2 is a much better all around car than the S1 was. Our US Elise will be an even better imporvment over the old S2. I can't wait!!!

I did Not drive, but did get a ride in a S1 Exige. Totally awesome:D

Best Wishes,
Mitch
 

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Looks like Holiday Inn is popular among elisetalk members:)

Drove the S2 elise last August.....
Sat in the yellow pseudo-Fed car that made the rounds at the auto shows and pretended to be driving:D
 

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Sat in the Fed car, got in and out a few times, turned on the engine, and revved it to about 4,000 in neutral.

(I would have stolen the car had I had the chance, but it was staged inside the LA Convention Center, and while navigating around all the different trade show booths would have made for a fun, cinematic-style getaway, I don't think the car would have survived the ride down the elevator.)
 
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