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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%

  • Total voters
    108
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Discussion Starter #1
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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Discussion Starter #7
RedwineGuy said:
I second that! Can you add that question to the poll?
Who hasn't seen an Elise in person?
By adding that question you now also must add, have seen but have not driven.
 

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I've driven:

S1 Elise
S1 Elise 190S
S1 340R
S1 Exige (currently own)
S2 Elise 111S

Sat in a S1 Motorsport Car and Fed Elise.

I have not driven a Fed Elise yet.
 

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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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i drove an S2 but the test drive sucked and didn't really give me a feel for the car at all.

I also sat in the Fed cars at the LA show.
 
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