In the Exige S, everything that was raw about the Exige is accentuated. The onset of power, the torque, the whip of the needle across the tachometer. With that comes a more raw soundtrack. Gnashing mechanical sounds dominate the aural experience. Lotus may hav
We'd all like to build killer street/track machines without sweating draconian smog laws, but that's a pipe dream. To legally run the highways of California, we've all got to somehow circumvent the biannual nightmare of smogging our 'street cars'. To spread the joy, we make the USCC competitors do t
Purity of purpose is a quality sorely lacking in most modern automobiles. With committee design, focus groups and production concerns diluting virtually every machine with four wheels, it's hard to find a car worthy of the title.
There's a lot of aluminum in the Lotus Elise. And we don't just mean its chassis, which is extruded from a hunk of the semi-molten alloy and bonded together with super high-tech aerospace stickum. That doesn't matter so much. Sure, when you drive the Elise, you sit between those hunks of aluminum, b