2007 Lotus Elise User Reviews

2007 Lotus Elise Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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"power" 6 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
"light" 2 reviews

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Travis writes:
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5

Pros

Performance, and appearance.

Cons

None

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The Car — The performance is great. The build quality is solid. The appearance is gorgeous. The gas mileage is good. The acceleration, braking, and handling is amazing. It does not need repairs. There is no squeaks or rattles. this is a really good car to drive. I do recommend this car to a friend because its really fun.

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Navid writes:
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3

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Very quick pickup and once you are in the seats..its quite a snug fit.  Great sounding engine and a dream to throw round sorners.

Cons

Forget about fancy modernities as you will get very few with this car but its all about the thrill..If you have the space in your garage, this or a caterham are a must have for those sunny weekends. Little niggles like the door handle design could have been much better and getting out is a bit like hard work especially if you are like me and over 6' tall.  Last but not least...not fun when it starts to rain haha

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Drove 3 Laps Round A Circuit On A Track Day In Oxfordshire — Right..so once you have managed to clamber inside this super go-kart your ok..Turn the key and off we go and BOY!! does it go!! I was really surprised by how quick this car accelerates. Power-sliding was fun too as the track was a bit slippery ;-)

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Robbie writes:
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4

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Its the most fun you can have with your cloths on

Cons

if your fat you wont get into this

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Omg Its So Much Fun — Difficult to get into, but once your in its comfortable and the most fun you can have without buying an ariel Atom. Value for money is amazing, I've track raced with this car and had it for about 4 years.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Shandi writes:
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3

Pros

good acceleration, fast, gets people's attention

Cons

can't drive it in the rain. the slightest miscalculation of a dip or bump could mean you lose your whole bumper and everything connected to it..very tiny, very light, therefore very dangerous.
it is so low to the ground, even I have trouble getting in and out of it.

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Wear Your Seat Belt. — great for driving at high speeds on a flat, even surface. good acceleration. kind of too noisy for me. Wouldn't want to get into an accident with this. I once pulled up at a red light next to what i thought was a mid-size to large suv. when i bent down to look out the driver window...i realized it was a Mini Cooper next to me. Yea. definitely wouldn't want to be in an accident in this thing. Too toy like. Not practical at all.

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Peter writes:
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5

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You've purchased a package full of enjoyment, performance, acceleration and the amazing freedom that you get from driving a motobike like you stole it.

Cons

Should have stolen a motobike.

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This Car Will Adequately Address You Midlife Crisis. — You think you need a car that can take any corner @ blinding speeds and feel the g's as well as the impact of every pothole you drove over on the road in order to believe you're really alive? Strangely enough, errrr YES!

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Harrison writes:
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5

Pros

good gear transmission with good engine,booster,spoiler and a nice engine cooler

Cons

nothing

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Lotus Rocks!! — good gear transmission of manual transmission and nice solid turbo engine, very boosty booster, good spoiler which can handle nitrous very solidly, and a nice engine cooler that can handle turbo engines

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Harry writes:
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5

Pros

Light, light, light.  Communicates everything about the road.

Cons

All that "road communication" means you feel every single bump... most won't mind though.

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Colin Chapman's Wet Dream... Less Is More, Is More, Is More. — Nothing but an intake and a muffler, and still one of the most go-kart cars I've ever had the chance to drive. Absolutely phenomenal. Such a light car, it stops and accelerates with such little effort, it's actually hard to drive smoothly 'till you've been in it for a little while.

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Chris writes:
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5

Pros

Sweet cheap exotic, looks great

Cons

Hard to get in and out, small engine, needs more horsepower

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Sweet Car — The Lotus Elise is a pretty sweet car for the money, looks expensive, but is no more than a base model corvette, not bad if u want a car that not everyone has and will stand out in a crowd. Biggest problem with this car is the getting in and out part, I'm short as it is and its still a pain i the ass to get in and out. Also there isn't anything too fancy anout the interior, pretty much aluminum.

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Sal writes:
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5

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Great Performance Total. Amazing Looks

Cons

Small and not that many luxury features

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2007 Lotus Elise — This car is amazing. It has amazing handling, braking, and the acceration is great too. It is a blast to drive. Its not that expensive for an exotic.

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Christopher writes:
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4

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Great looks. Light weight. VERY reasonable price. Handling. Handling. Handling.

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Very tough for a 6'2" individual to get in and out of. Not many coats of paint, leading to easy scratches. Barren interior.

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More Go-kart Then Car — Not crazy fast. Just sticks to the road like glue. Have 200+ more horses. You'll have to turn sooner or later.. I can wait. As the car weighs all of 1900lbs. the interior leaves something to be desired. Every imperfection of the road is felt. However, do to the weight, this is one of the best handling cars in the world and a blast to drive through twisties.

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2011 Lotus Elise Reviews

The Real Ultimate Driving Experience By uranazo

Driving this car is about as close to driving an indy or formula one car on the street and for anything near this price range as well. The models with the superchargers (SC) really make a huge impact ... Read More

Hard On Gas, Yes..but, It Is My Toy.. And I Rate It A 5 Star... By Kevin

for those whom know about it. and only a few of you do, it is in my Townhouse garage. Never will I drive my baby ever in the bad rain again..rear wheel slippage... Best 100 I spent in a home lottery t... Read More

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2009 Lotus Elise Reviews

The Gears By Andreas

it isn't very fast and if you push it a lot the engine will break an it is very expensive to fix it about the gears they are very fast to change them the top speed is 260km per hour Read More

Performance Through Lightweight By Karel

performance: can be better, supercharger maybe :D Build quality: English :-) I think people know what i mean :D appearance: shouty beautyful cost of ownership: reasonable, It's not an american car :p ... Read More

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2008 Lotus Elise Reviews

Fasted Go-kart On Earth By wiusalotus

It is an excellent vehicle to have, lots of fun and looks great. The maintenance is not terrible and gas is not bad as well (depending on how you drive). One dangerous part about driving is, people te... Read More

I Love It And Got Use To Getting In & Out Of It. By gotomike

This is a totally awesome British sports car like no other on the road. If you love total performance yet civilized attitude and drivability in the city, this is the car. Once you're in the buckets,... Read More

Read all 5 2008 Lotus Elise reviews

2006 Lotus Elise Reviews

I Love It! By Dariusch

This is the most exiting affordable sports car. Nothing for every day use, but extremely agile on curvy roads and race tracks. While interior quality is not at the level of German Engineering, the r... Read More

Wow By Richard

well the car handles like a dream. i take it to track days and yer i get taken over by bugattis and that but handling is so fun is probably the best car that money can buy this year x Read More

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2005 Lotus Elise Reviews

Stay Far Away! By JoeWI

This auto was bought new and used as daily driver and NEVER tracked or abused (Could not if I tried it was and is always broke) First four years car was at dealership whole month of July broke, (Stor... Read More

My Dream Car By Sam

Pros: Performance, Handling, Exotic Looks, Reliable powerplant, FUN Cons: Cost, Expensive and difficult maintenance, Loud interior (Pro for me), Spartan interior, no cup holders! Lotus Elise 2005 - ... Read More

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