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Discussion in 'Car Forum' started by FLuXmr2spyder, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    ...yea its part toyota, but its ALL sweet!

    picked her up today, and on my way from driving home i was thinkin to myself how many guns/pistols/rifles i could have bought, imagine how much ammo as well!!!!

    but my first LOVE are cars and guns only comes 4th after money and women!!!

    cant wait to break her in and start driving her to its full potential

    2007 Lotus Exige S
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    -enjoy :thumbsup:
     
  2. Bushflyr

    Bushflyr ʇno uıƃuɐɥ ʇsnɾ Millennium Member

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    OMFGWTFBBQIH8U :bowdown:

    You better track the snot out of that gourgeous machine.
     


  3. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    i work 45mins away from willow springs raceway, i will def be there for track days :thumbsup:

    thanks
     
  4. Glock25

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  5. eskram

    eskram

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    Wow.. Beautiful


    Eskram - who is jealous. :sad:
     
  6. rich52us

    rich52us

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    Great car:thumbsup: It's supposed to be one of the best handling cars in the world. Enjoy and be safe.
     
  7. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    had it less than a week and my 1K breakin service is due, then i can start lettin her rip! :thumbsup:
     
  8. bac1023

    bac1023

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    Looks great!

    Be happy its part Toyota. I have an Esprit V8 that's all Lotus and all I can say is that the reliability of that Toyota engine will keep your car running great.

    My car is exotic and beautiful, but a real pain in the rear.;)
     
  9. sdsnet

    sdsnet NRA Member CLM

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    I can't believe how affordable that car is considering its stellar performance statistics. 0-60 in 3.8 seconds and 0-100 in 9.9... All for about $55,000.00. What a deal.
     
  10. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    the number i found was 0-60 in 4.1 quarter mile in 12.8sec @ 100+mph and it cost me close to $70K out the door :supergrin:
     
  11. GroovedG19

    GroovedG19 Laguna Blue AP2

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    +1.Beautiful and capable machine!:thumbsup: :supergrin:
     
  12. epsylum

    epsylum Boolit Hoze

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    You forgot the "pulls Gs so hard it'll make you pass out" part. :supergrin:
     
  13. spober

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    not sure eith are beleivable.i know its a lotus and it weights about 2200 lbs more or less.but a 200 hp toyota 4 banger aint gonna have that sort of brutal excelleration.
     
  14. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    weighs 2088lbs
    makes 220bhp supercharged toyota 4cyl lol
    have u driven one yet?
     
  15. Toxie

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    The lotus is indeed that fast! It's more about the weight then the power, although it lacks much of the top-end power that, (in the same price class) the zo6's LS7 has.

    Edmunds says the lotus does 0-60 in 4.2 seconds, and the quarter in 12.8 @ 105 MPH. Note the low trap speed for a high 12 quarter. The z06 does the same 0-60 in 4.5 (traction issues) and the quarter in 12.2 @ 127 MPH.

    IOW: Lotus is great on a very short track, or stoplight to stoplight. Longer coarses show the need for mo' power.

    Nice car though - I would have bought somthing different myself (probably aforementioned Z06, but then Im more of a drag racer then a track man) but there is no denying thats its a sick, and very unusual ride.
     
  16. xj4play

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    Nice car. Ive talked to a couple people that had them. They all wish they had stocks in a tire company. Enjoy button willow with that car. Last time i was there i went thru a set of michellens in one weekend, but i was also driving a over weight 4 door sedan there.
     
  17. epsylum

    epsylum Boolit Hoze

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    That reminds me on what my uncle said about drifting. *in a joking tone* "It sounds like some sort of conspiracy by the tire manufacturers."
    :supergrin:
     
  18. ranger88

    ranger88 CLM

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    Beautiful car. Congratulations on your new purchase.