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Lotus Elise review

£39,720 - £49,320
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Published: 26 Jul 2019
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As the years have streaked by and the zeitgeist for sports cars has become ‘complicate and add horsepower’, Lotus has managed to retain what really matters when you’re driving just for the fun of it

Good stuff

Astonishing handling, defiance of the ‘more is better’ mantra that ruins too many sports cars

Bad stuff

Reputation for unreliability still dogs Lotus

Overview

What is it?

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What's the verdict?

If you really, truly care about driving, the Lotus Elise is about as obvious an answer as water being wet and fire being hot

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