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First Look: Can the Lotus Emira take on the Porsche Cayman?

Published: 07 Jul 2021
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Yep, it's another Lotus rebirth. But thanks to the exciting new Emira, this one feels very real. And there’s a real shock: the Emira is propelled entirely by little explosions that happen in an engine. It isn't even a hybrid. And doesn’t have an electric future, either. Therefore, it surely qualifies as an instant classic.

But will this £60k two-seat 400bhp sports car be able to see off the tough competition from Porsche’s Cayman, the BMW M2, Alpine A110 and Toyota Supra? Well, here’s Top Gear Magazine’s Ollie Marriage with all the info you need to know about it.

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