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Old 02-05-2009, 07:18 PM   #1
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2007 lotus elise s/c. Need intervention

im very close to jumping ship on my 2ss someone help.
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:21 PM   #2
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:23 PM   #3
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I just went looking at Lotus' with my buddy on Tuesday (he's too tall to fit in them). They're nice cars, but they're really more of a toy car than anything. I certainly wouldn't mind having one as my 3rd or 4th vehicle, but I'm getting the Camaro as my second vehicle.
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:28 PM   #4
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i want something thats not around my area. which i think will be the case for a short time with the camaro. the lotus also puts up good numbers except top speed.the only concern was the size but im only 5'10 and i had a mazda rx8 and loved it
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:41 PM   #5
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Lotus? Really. I didn't know they still made cars. Oh yeah that's right, they don't anymore and haven't since the Espirit.
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:46 PM   #6
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Lotus? You mean the slowest fast car ever? It's really sad considering how tiny they are, you would think they'd go faster.
And they are ugly as hell.
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:51 PM   #7
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im very close to jumping ship on my 2ss someone help.
Do you want a purr, or a roar?
Do want stares or glances?
Do you want a toy or a tough car?
What kind of impression do you want to leave?
How fast do you want to go?


Why are you here? Think about it....You started a thread, on a Camaro forum you've spent almost a month on, begging us to re-persuade you into buying a Camaro. Look at your username. You already know which car you want. As nice a car as it may be, forget the Lotus.
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Old 02-05-2009, 08:12 PM   #8
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im very close to jumping ship on my 2ss someone help.
do you have any idea how fast you'd die if you ever were hit by a drunk/incompetant driver??
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Old 02-05-2009, 08:40 PM   #9
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an RX8 is not representative of the size of a lotus at all. im 6'4 and fit in an RX8 with room to spare. i have attempted to sit in a lotus and, well it didnt really work. size should be a concern also a lotus just isnt nearly as practical as a camaro. if you want to stand out just put 26" rims and your new car.........
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wut?



no one said anything about the RX8
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Old 02-05-2009, 08:56 PM   #11
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i want something thats not around my area. which i think will be the case for a short time with the camaro. the lotus also puts up good numbers except top speed.the only concern was the size but im only 5'10 and i had a mazda rx8 and loved it
^^^^ thats where an rx8 was mentioned
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^^^^ thats where an rx8 was mentioned
ahh i see. I should just blow up all the posts so I can see them better.
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Old 02-05-2009, 09:13 PM   #13
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ive had camaros ,i love chevy drive one every day.but i cant say that i dont love a redline of 8500 and the responsiveness of a smaller sports car,and im ready for a new car [asap]
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Old 02-05-2009, 09:36 PM   #14
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solstice/sky??? those are small, but ive never driven one so i couldnt tell you about handling.
it looks like your going from one extreme to the other, if im not mistaken you drive a heavy duty truck
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