2005 Lotus Elise Consumer Review: Pure Fun

2005 Lotus Elise - Consumer Review

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Base Convertible (1.8L 4-cyl. 6-speed Manual)

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Pure Fun
By dk on


2005 Lotus Elise 2dr Roadster (1.8L 4cyl 6M)


If you just want to have kick butt driving fun, this is your car. Don't expect posh comfort but do expect the most fun that you have ever had driving a car. No cup holders but then again, it would spill anyway. You will also become a minor celeb as people will take your picture, and will follow you all over the place. It can actually get a little annoying but once again, fun. No matter what other cars on around you, you will become the focal point. I have had mine for 4 years and I still love to just look at it. The temptation to drive too fast is overwhelming but it looks fast just parked so you get over it. Fantastic car.

Best Features

The exterior styling is timeless and attracts attention everywhere you go.

Worst Features

My only complaint is the fogging of the windshield. I use antifog cleaner constantly on the inside of the window but it will fog up all the time.
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