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Old 17th May 2006, 22:20   #1
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Thumbs up A Lotus Elise came by today!!

Hey guys.. starting a new thread in the supercars section after a long time.. the infamous Lotus Else from Mumbai came by to Navnit today.. managed to click a few pics.. she sure is a head turner.. and sound amazing.. here r he pics.. Enjoy!!


















am facing some problems uploading a couple of pics.. will upload them later..

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Old 17th May 2006, 22:25   #2
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Oh my God!!! What a Beauty....she is for sure a head turner.
Good pics....
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Mav as usual your one lucky guy to get to these cars up close. Lucky you,
She is one hell of a car !! What do we start with first, the looks or the curves ..

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Maverick very nice pictures....
one question - are there any airbags in the car? doesnt seem like there are any... that is soo strange.
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Old 17th May 2006, 23:17   #5
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Maverick very nice pictures....
one question - are there any airbags in the car? doesnt seem like there are any... that is soo strange.
Ya.. the car is veru basic.. no airbags.. no power steering.. although it did have aircon and a stereo.. getting in and out of the car is a nightmare.. and the car is so small that if u r driving an SUV u wont notice her in the mirrors!!
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Ya.. the car is veru basic.. no airbags.. no power steering.. although it did have aircon and a stereo.. getting in and out of the car is a nightmare.. and the car is so small that if u r driving an SUV u wont notice her in the mirrors!!
yeah the only gripe is it offers worst than bargin basement interiors but man does the car look good in orange...


actually now that i look at it, which sports car doesnt look good in orange..

btw nice shots, if i were getting this car it would be with full options, sent to a custom interior guy and redone the interior for a small price and then uped the power to compensate for the weight increase
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Old 17th May 2006, 23:51   #7
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This is how the interiors look in the US version...Maverick- do you know the specs of the car in your pictures? The ones here have a 1.8L engine, with 190bhp.. There's one at work,thats almost a brick color. Will try to get some pix soon..

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Old 18th May 2006, 00:06   #8
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Hi Nitin am not sure bout the figures of the car.. but this one was a Elise 111s.. also the car had the interiors same like the pics u posted.. only the colour is diff..
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Hey Mav,

Nice Car Nice Pictures..
And Definately Head Tuner..
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am facing some problems uploading a couple of pics.. will upload them later..
Upload them as soon as possible.
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Old 18th May 2006, 01:19   #10
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Ya.. the car is veru basic.. no airbags.. no power steering.. although it did have aircon and a stereo.. getting in and out of the car is a nightmare..
You said it Mav. I once squeezed into the Opel version, VX200 I think. it was a royal pain getting out of it. The trick is to keep the top open, makes it a lot easier.
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Hey Mav,

What i want to know is why the car was changed from the sexy 8-spoke original wheels to these absolutely boring OZ wheels (in comparison).

The original wheels were so much lighter than the previous generation wheels that it enabled Lotus to put in a stereo in place of the weight saved on the wheels

Maybe they weren't thought to be well suited to bombay roads?

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Old 18th May 2006, 08:37   #12
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Here r a couple of more pics..







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Most certainly the best sporty car you can buy for about $50K. With the reliability of a Toyota Celica engine, and the body of a Lotus it definitely makes an ultimate car, with an impressive power to weight ratio. It is a very fast car, considering the tiny toyota engine. I guess its all because of the light body, and its design.

Also, this is one of the very few cars that you can get in many colors. The color options/variations are one too many. I have always wondered why the car is not gaining popularity. Somebody please donate me $50K!!!
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Wow!! Very very beautiful car. Just in love with it!!
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. The color options/variations are one too many. I have always wondered why the car is not gaining popularity. Somebody please donate me $50K!!!
It's meant to lithe real drivers - which asre rare in the US
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