The 2017 Lotus Evora 400 is a revitalized sports car that promises to be the quickest ever from the British automaker. It certainly looks the part, with a newly gaping maw, more aggressive bodywork and serious aerodynamic addenda. There is one trim level. Standard features aren't plentiful and the options list not especially comprehensive, but it's still the best-equipped Lotus ever. Needless to say, driver assistance features don't number prominently, either.
In base form the 2017 Lotus Evora 400 is equipped with a navigation system, a backup camera, rear parking sensors, heated seats and a manual transmission. Besides an optional automatic transmission, many of the available stand-alone options pertain to removing various aspects in order to reduce weight.
For no charge, you can elect to have the backseats removed, the air-conditioning binned, and the audio system's subwoofer and amplifier scuttled. Other weight-saving measures cost you dearly. There's a lithium-ion battery, forged wheels, a carbon-fiber package that replaces certain body pieces with replacements made from the pretty black composite material, and a titanium exhaust system. These measures are less about making meaningful reductions in weight and more about customizing it just the way you want it.
A paint-to-sample program is available for a heady sum, while the Black Pack trades out some of the body-color exterior elements for glossy black ones. This latter package does a remarkable job of adding visual interest to the Evora 400.
Other contemporary sports cars offer more outright speed or equipment and features, but Lotus prefers to keep things simple in the interest of saving weight. The Evora 400 still doesn't manage to undercut its chief rival by an awful lot of weight, but its focus on simplicity is at the core of the brand. It's still able to have enough creature comforts that the car's appeal will attract the attention of a wider audience. Edmunds' car-buying tools will be of unparalleled assistance when you're ready to take the next step of finding the 2017 Lotus Evora 400 that's right for you.
2017 Lotus Evora 400 Overview
The 2017 Lotus Evora 400 is offered in the following submodels: Coupe. Available styles include 2+0 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M), and 2+2 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M). Evora 400 models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The 2017 Evora 400 comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual. The 2017 Evora 400 comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a Not available roadside warranty, and a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. powertrain warranty.
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Vehicle 2+2 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M)
Review The 2017 Lotus is not only an eye catcher but it has complete drivers feel. The car is larger and more roomy than other Lotus models. I have the manual transmission I wanted back to drive a true sports car. I have owned Porsches and the new Porsches have lost the fell of the road and the fun of driving the same as the new McLaren. The McLaren is beautiful and fun but the new models take away again that sports car feel. I have 3000 miles on the car and use it as a daily driver I have only had the car for 2 months , no problems. The Toyota supercharged engine has plenty of power and the shifter is very easy to use . The clutch has a very soft feel I prefer a clutch to be a little stiffer but you have to look at the general public. There are very few autos today who give you driving pleasure and the true feel of the road that is why I went back to Lotus, driving excitement and simplicity in a great sports car.
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