1995 Lotus EspritReview
V8 Power From 4 Turbocharged Cylinders — The car is a movie classic (Bond, Pretty Woman etc...) and really turns heads. I might as well be driving a parade float. It is beautiful and fast, and was hand built in 1995. Unfortunately, however, Lotuses were hand build in England during a period of labor turmoil. Regardless, I love it even though it has some quirks.
Pros: FAST, beautiful, hi-revving, turbocharged goodness
Cons: Lots of rattles in the fiberglass body, hard to find parts, awkward to get in and out
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