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Slowhand
14-06-2009, 02:13 PM
I`ve just got back from a test drive in the new Lotus Evora following an invite from one of the dealerships.
What a car! :thumbsup: It`s absolutely fantastic, and unlike Lotus in general, there are no rattles or creaks and it goes like stink!
They sure have a winner with this one....now if I win the lottery, who knows. :lol:

Isafari
14-06-2009, 02:21 PM
So, what colour have you ordered terry? :wiggle:

Slowhand
14-06-2009, 02:27 PM
Sadly I forgot to take my cheque book and cc`s with me Diane. :lol:

Ursula
14-06-2009, 03:20 PM
Aw go on.... you know you want one....

Disneybumble
14-06-2009, 04:14 PM
I'm sure wouldn't notice if you used his cc.Helly and l do most days.

Claire
14-06-2009, 07:45 PM
I'm now off to Google this car. I will come back when I have a clue what it is. :yes:

catrancher
14-06-2009, 09:03 PM
no rattles or creaks

Sacrilege, I tell you!

A Lotus without rattles and creaks (or the occasional squeak and bump). Unheard of! :mental:

That would be like either an Austin Healey Sprite or an MG Midget with a working electrical system! :laugh2:

Tom (:macwave:... want a Lotus 25 myself. Perhaps they'll let me have the one at Donington!)

Skywatcher
15-06-2009, 06:46 AM
Did you take your camera?

I do hope they haven't done away with the classic bacofoil over the engine look :D

I can never get in and out of a Lotus without looking like a drunk spider :sigh:

catrancher
15-06-2009, 10:23 AM
I can never get in and out of a Lotus without looking like a drunk spider :sigh:

I'd pay good money for a picture of that! :yes:

Tom (:macwave:... never seen a drunk spider)

uscwest
15-06-2009, 10:44 AM
I'm betting on British Racing Green if you do. LOL

ukwdwnut
15-06-2009, 10:53 AM
cool off to take a look at one now....terry my DD wants an elise been her fave car for years now she has the chance to earn some bucks with her own business again and no leech lol she will do it im sure, her BF has a RX8 and its looks awesome, hes promised me a drive in it soon so if you hear some tyres screaching its me lmao :D

ukwdwnut
15-06-2009, 10:55 AM
wow terry the car looks stunning...go on sell the elise and go treat yourself, you know you wanna :D

Slowhand
15-06-2009, 03:01 PM
part of the pleasure of driving a car with little or none suspension movement! [The closest thing to a kart for the road!]

you havent seen the movement on my boys corsa its as hard as a rock i cant rock it at all lol

catrancher
15-06-2009, 03:10 PM
The Evora though is in a different league altogether. In typical Lotus fashion, the roadholding is second to none, but it`s the sort of car that you could easily drive around in all day in comfort....and with a big grin on your face to boot [or should I say to "trunk"?].:lol:

A far cry from my Sprite and Midget days when it took myself, two men and a boy the better part of the day to erect the convertible top from various and sundry bits.

Tom (:macwave:... I wish I still had my Sprite!)

Slowhand
15-06-2009, 03:16 PM
... I wish I still had my Sprite!)
Remind me to treat you to one in September Tom. [Although you may have to make do with a Coke! :lol:]

ukwdwnut
15-06-2009, 07:42 PM
you havent seen the movement on my boys corsa its as hard as a rock i cant rock it at all lol

oops sorry terry i edited this instead of quoted :slap::slap::slap: for me

Tink
16-06-2009, 11:42 AM
Oh gosh. Gorgeous car!!! :yes: I googled it and all I can say is WICKED!!!

Test drive? Oh yes. :yes: I know just the gorge to run through with it, too. :D :D

Mari
16-06-2009, 08:54 PM
wow!!

The car is gorgeous... now Im drooling too...

ieuanr
18-06-2009, 05:37 PM
Hey Terry

You get a second hand Ferrari 456 for the same price as an Evora. They come highly recommended - EC had one for a couple of years.