2010 Lotus Evora–Test Drive Video Review with Chris Moran 2012


The all-new 2010 Lotus Evora…from our friends at Fox Valley Motorcars/Lamborghini Chicago. I have to admit, I was not excited about this car at all. Just the overall concept of the car seemed too plain, too refined, too accommodating, things Lotus has never really been about. The Lotus Elise is one of the most exciting cars available today, but any car that can replicate replays of vintage F1 races through your daily commute should get your heart pumping. From its size and luxurious interior to its dead silent cabin, I can’t imagine why this car would appeal to a Lotus enthusiast. The first time I sat behind the wheel, I was moving the car into position so that Dave could take some pictures. Immediately, the gauges fired up with a clear multi-function display brightly lit. I pushed the featherweight clutch to the floor and engaged reverse. Before my eyes, on the navigation screen was a crystal clear image of the area behind the car. It took a second to register that a rear view camera was indeed factory-installed on this new Lotus, and a couple more to realize that the beeping sensation I was hearing was the factory park distance control. The steering was super quick from lock-to-lock, and the power-assist felt very linear. Taking a closer look, we studied the drivetrain. With a Toyota-sourced 3.5 Liter V6 behind the rear seats, this engine produced 278 horsepower. Not the most potent plant in the world, but we’d see about that when we hit the street. All controls were


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2010 Lotus Evora–Test Drive Video Review with Chris Moran 2012 — 6 Comments

  1. from 7:00 OMG are you mad lol ? did he shit his pants ? because of a tyre squeel because he clutch dump shifted;p

  2. Why are they featuring a 2010 edition (posting in November of 20110?) Odd…

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