1997 Lotus EliseReview
Get One, You Won't Regret It. — Loved this car. Had a Moto-build stage 2 kit fitted for apx 150 hp, but you get used to the speed eventually. Around a track, the car could have handled a lot more power but it went round like it was on rails. Very basic inside. It must have looked pretty funny when a nut came off the accelerator cable- I was parked by the side of the road with my legs sticking up in the air, head down trying to put the nut back on. I'll buy another one someday, but I'll get a rotary engine installed. With a turbo. Now that would be the ultimate Elise!
Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)
Pros: One of the best looking cars ever made
Cons: build quality not exceptional
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