1985 Lotus Esprit User Reviews

1985 Lotus Esprit Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5

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azsnakey writes:
1985 Lotus Esprit Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

Unique,beautiful,fun to drive,dependable & affordable (for an exotic car)

Cons

Hard to find a good tech who knows these cars, especially carb. versions (76-86)

azsnakey
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1985 Lotus Esprit — Excellent performance, especially for a mid 80's car. Decent build quality with a few minor rattles. Beautiful timeless lines, not overdone.Interior is snug & functional. Hard to find knowledgeable mechanics...Absolute blast to drive and very rare. It attracts a crowd everywhere it goes (unfortunately that includes law enforcement...)

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