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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
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  • 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
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azsnakey writes:
1985 Lotus Esprit Review


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


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


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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1977 Lotus Esprit Reviews

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1983 Lotus Esprit Reviews

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1984 Lotus Esprit Reviews

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1987 Lotus Esprit Reviews

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1988 Lotus Esprit Reviews


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