Evans, Dean
December 2005
Motor;Dec2005, p120
The article presents the experience of the author with the Lotus Elise car. The car is replete with Toyota engine road tyres, a removable roof, and the luxury pack of power windows and roof insulation. On day one the author picked the car from Melbourne airport Qantaa valet. He noticed carpet hanging off driver's side. On the second day author found that it has wet skid-pan course, even though hampered in the tight course by an inconsistent handbrake. On track, the suspension feels soft. It is a bit tricky to juggle revs against clutch slip in heavy traffic, but better once off the line.


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