So I tried to test drive a Lotus Elise today in Dallas.

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  1. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    I called ahead, so when I get there, and they have the one and only Elise at the dealership, in the garage, getting a battery charge. That doesn't work. So they try to start up an Exige, same problem, dead battery.

    The second Exige had a dead battery too.

    :hsugh:


    On a side note, holy door sill batman! Getting my 6'4" frame into the car was ridiculous. :rofl:
     
  2. B17A

    B17A Now with more ///M

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    Buddy of mine has one. Anytime I've sat in it, I think the same thing. You hop over the sill and fall into the seat. :rofl:
     
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    emm sounds wonderful
     
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    i'd be afraid to drive one regularly, not safe enough :o
     
  6. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    Once I was in, it wasn't too bad. I'm not sure if my knees would be too close to the steering wheel since none would start. However, getting out was just pure comedy.
     
  7. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    My GF drives a Miata. It feels safer than that because of the sill and you feel cocooned in the car.
     
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    B17A Now with more ///M

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    Once you're in it is pure bliss. At least the Elise feels more "open". Have you been in an Esprit? Similar situation, but once your in, the only real view you have is out the windshield. :rofl:
     
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    knowledge Bike Crew Lurker

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    :greddy: I dd my bike. I would gladly dd an elise
     
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    they sound like great cars :hsugh:
     
  11. Irom

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    6'4? Lotus is not your car.
     
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    i would really hate not being able to see out the back of a vehicle. i saw some new gallardos the other day, probably 08 models, and they all had backup cams
     
  13. Mr.Black

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    A 6'4" human should not buy either one of those cars.
     
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    i want to try driving one
     
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    In the Esprit and the Gallardo, it's a huge pain in the ass to see out of anything save the front windshield. I couldn't do it regularly.
     
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    B17A Now with more ///M

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    BTW M3 Bavaria, are you looking to keep yours or drive it for a while and sell it? My buddy is selling his, '06 blue/tan. He DDs it currently so the mileage is up, but the price is down...
     
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    :britishcars:

    Sexy, though.
     
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    i'm not suicidal so i will not ride a bike, period.
     
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    Im 6'5 and I tried getting in a buddy of mines' and didnt even make it in before saying fuck it.
     
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    yeah ive been in the gallardo and i hated just about everything about it
     
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    I saw a 350Z zupercar trying to race an elise at a set of traffic lights yesterday, it didn't even sound like the elise was trying that hard but the Z was screaming and 4 car lengths behind by the time they passed me :rofl:
     
  25. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    I might be interested. Pm me.


    This is a car that my girlfriend would drive more than I would. It's more of a weekend car for me. I just ordered a 335i.
     

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