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1996 Lotus Esprit Review

Super Hot — Lotus is a dragster and drifter with rear wheel drive fun. Enjoyable for all day long. No electronic controlling so has a race car feeling. Powerfull and loud engine sound. Easy maintaining. Only 622 pieces produced. Love to drive my Esprit S4.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Racing design

Cons: Entering

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1996 Lotus Esprit Review
Yes I drove all of them. Gillet Vertigo has a similar power of the others, is a even more exotic car than any of the other two and it costs less than any of the other two.

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Reviews From Other Years

2002 Lotus Esprit Reviews

Lotus Esorit By Adrian

Loved he acceleration and handling. Loved the fact that it looked great and took me all the way to Lisbon via Monte Carlo. Hated the running costs and the fact that it was always going wrong... Why ca... Read More

2000 Lotus Esprit Reviews

Very Very Fast, Excellent Handling, Poor V8 Sound By Alex

This was excellent, a very quick car that allowed some easily controlled powerslides but just had no soul to the V8. Did manage to lock up the rears during downchanges, which was...interesting. Wei... Read More

1995 Lotus Esprit Reviews

V8 Power From 4 Turbocharged Cylinders By David

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, howeve... Read More

1993 Lotus Esprit Reviews

Superb By Tim

One amazing, beautiful car but totally unsuitable for day to day driving. Went like absolute stink, at home on twisty A roads thru the Pennines, a bit tricky on roundabouts when warming up due to the ... Read More

1988 Lotus Esprit Reviews


Styling, handeling and performance of this vehicle is excellent. surprising comfort and a joy to drive. this vehicle will bring lots attention. only down side is vehicle is very difficult to work on a... Read More

This Is My Baby. She's Off The Road Right Now, But Soon She'll Have A New Motor And Other Goodies. By Mark

This car is basically the cheapest super-car you can buy. It's fairly reliable as supercars go. You can actually maintain this car fairly in-expensively due to Lotus' use of GM and Toyota parts to ass... Read More

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