Dream Cars: Lotus Evora
Lotus cars founded by engineers Colin Chapman and Colin Dare in 1952 is a British sports and racing dream cars manufacturer based in Norfolk. The cars designed by Lotus is sporty and modern in design and is renowned the world over for their legendary handling capabilities that’s truly top-notch and sets it apart from other competitors. One of the best offering from Lotus is the super performance sports car Evora. True to its rich heritage the Evora has exceptional handling characteristics along with modern and sporty styling and incredible performance truly setting it apart from other super sports cars.
The design of Evora is impressive and is one of the best looking dream cars available from Lotus. The car along with being futuristic and modern in design is well proportioned. The body of Evora is sculpted to perfection and features sharp and bold lines running through the entire length of the body lending it a sporty and aggressive look. It features distinctive head lamps at the front featuring Bi-Xenon lights offering exceptional illumination during night-time. In the rear it features an LED brake cluster lending the car a distinct and sporty look. It features an integrated boot spoiler which along with its functional purpose truly accentuates the overall styling of the car. The rear also features free-flowing exhaust system with special bypass valves that opens at higher speeds. Range of lightweight alloy wheels is available to choose from which is mated to Pirelli P-Zero tires.
The interior of the Evora just like the exterior is exciting and offers a modern and ergonomic cabin space. High quality materials have been used in construction of the cabin and with an option for 2+2 seating it surely is in a league of its own. The attention to detailing is incredible and features supple, hand trimmed and twin stitched leather. The Recaro seats offer excellent support and an incredible luxury driving experience. It also features a modern command center with auxiliary trip computer and immobilizer. The options also include advanced touch screen multi-media system with iPod and mp3 connectivity and a reversing camera. Other comfort and luxury choices include electric power-fold mirrors, heated seats, ISOFIX mountings for rear child seats along with other standard features.
The heart of this peppy dream car is the all alloy 3.5 liter 24 valve DOHC V6 VVT-i engine producing maximum power of 276 HP @ 6400 rpm and a peak torque of 256 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6 speed manual transmission with sports ratios. The car is capable of catapulting from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.8 sec and has a top speed of 163 mph. Evora comes with an optional automatic gear box along with Intelligent Precision Shift (IPS). It also features Dynamic Performance Management (DPM) allowing drivers to safely explore the limits of the car. It also features an ergonomically shaped steering wheel made from light weight magnesium allowing quick change of direction with least effort along with access to other performance and entertainment features.
Overall it’s an excellent car on offer from Lotus. True to Lotus traditions the Evora ticks all the right boxes in offering exceptionally superior ride and handling along with incredible performance, luxury and practicality making it one of the most desired supercars of our times. Priced at $ 66,800 it is one of the most expensive cars on offer but it is truly worth it owning to its incredible design, practicality, performance and the legendary ride and handling characteristics that Lotus is renowned for making them must have dream cars in collection of any car connoisseur.