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Affairs of automobile compartment Lotus in the beginning of 90th years when it was developed Elise, went completely not excellent. By then in Norfolk two models - by road of super penalties Lotus Esprit and appeared in 1989 Lotus Elan with four-cylinde ...

De_Niro 01.10.2001 · Read full review
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Over 6ft, roof on....forget it

Advantages: Best drivers car on the road for under 30 grand
Disadvantages: Real pain in the proverbial to get in and out of

The closest thing you'll get to a road legal go-cart! Lovely lovely lovely car, unfortunately it is absolutely impossible to get into if you'r over midget height! The point is this, the door sill is 20 cm off the ground, the roof is at 50cm....get ...

Davey_London 04.05.2001 · Read full review
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New Elise - Just Awesome

Advantages: It's a Lotus, looks amazing, is a true drivers car
Disadvantages: They had to help Vauxhall build the bar of soap. No creature comforts. Has Lotus really sorted out the reliability probs and build quality???

The new Elise took everyone by surprise when it came out, so soon after the VX220. As I first clambered into the drivers seat, there was nothing vastly different from the old Elise. However their was a weird sensation that this car had grown up. I have ex ...

Kimpalmer 08.04.2001 · Read full review
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Pocket Rocket!

Advantages: Priced well, great sports all-round.
Disadvantages: Not really a 'super-car' and becoming quite commonplace.

This car was released to critical acclaim some few years back, with the Lotus' chairman's niece, funnily enough named 'Elise', sitting in the car. Having driven one of these, I can honestly say I was impressed. The car is basic inside, no doubt, but this ...

ndf9876 17.07.2000 · Read full review
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One year on, the pleasure continues

Advantages: Superlative driving pleasure and economical to run
Disadvantages: High visibility

My pleasure in owning and driving this car continues. As they say in the papers, your heart does quicken whenever you get in the seat. It would not be everybody's idea of practicality, but I use it on a weekly basis. In terms of reliability there have ...

AdrianLM 07.08.2000 · Read full review
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