2012 Lotus Evora  -  $67,275


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $67,275
Base Invoice: $0
Destination Charge: $1,175
Options: $0
Trim: 2dr Coupe
Doors: 2
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 21 | City: 18 | Hwy: 27
Body Style: 2dr Coupe
Transmission: Close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
Engine: 3.5L DOHC 24-valve VVT-i mid-mounted transverse V6 engine

Pros

Excellent handling and performance; sports car with 2+2 seating; distinctive styling and exclusivity


Model Highlights

The rear-wheel drive Lotus Evora has a mid-mounted aluminum 3.5L V6 engine with dual overhead cams that churns out 276 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The Toyota-sourced engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, with an optional close-ratio gearbox also available. Published numbers for the Evora give it a top speed of 162 mph, a 0-60 mph time of 4.9 seconds and a quarter-mile time of 12.5 seconds. An even higher performance S version is available, which bumps horsepower to 345 and torque to 295 lb-ft via a supercharger and active exhaust. The optional IPS transmission features a 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters, allowing the driver to switch between three modes: manual paddle shift, sport paddle shift and fully automatic.

Four-wheel anti-lock vented disc brakes provide stopping power. Suspension is fully independent, with anti-roll bars front and rear. The composite body and bonded aluminum frame ride on top of 18-inch front wheels and 19-inch rear, with standard cast-alloy rims. Silver or Gloss Anthracite forged alloy wheels and Stealth Grey cast alloy wheels are available as options.

In addition to anti-lock brakes, electronic brake distribution and electronic differential lock are all standard. Two-stage front passenger airbags are standard, as is a child seat fastening system in the rear. By most accounts, children are the best fit for the Evora's rear seats.

Those seats come in the form of adjustable Recaro Black leather. The steering wheel is an adjustable, flat-bottomed leather and magnesium one. Air conditioning, power windows, remote unlocking, two 12-volt sockets and the Lotus command center are standard, as well. Two standard exterior paint colors are available, Ardent Red and British Racing Green. Optional colors include Liquid Blue, Starlight Black, Isotope Green and Ice White.

The Evora comes with an Alpine CD/MP3/WMA stereo system with an iPod dock and auxiliary input. The Tech pack upgrades the system to an Alpine Mobile Media Station capable of playing DVDs, MP3, AAC, WMA, and DivX-encoded video on a 7-inch touch-screen display. Alpine BlackBird portable navigation and Bluetooth connections come with the package, which also adds cruise control, rear parking sensors and tire pressure monitoring. The Tech pack itself can be upgraded to optimize sound reproduction in the cabin.

Adding the Premium pack to the Evora gives you a choice of seat leather colors -- charcoal, oyster, paprika or chestnut. It adds lots of extra interior leather touches, like on the door pockets and an Evora logo on the dash.

The Sport pack gives drivers and enhanced throttle response and RPM limit, plus sports traction control mode with greater yaw and slip thresholds for even sportier handling. It also adds an engine oil cooler and cross-drilled brake discs.


Model News

The Lotus Evora is mostly unchanged for 2012. The biggest news is the availability of Lotus's Intelligent Precision Shift automatic on the more powerful S models towards the end of the year. Featuring six forward gears, the IPS automatic was previously only available on the base Evora.


Value Writeup

Lotus has long made powerful, lightweight sports cars that are as fun to drive as they are affordable. With a price tag around $75,000, the Evora could be a zippy little daily driver, with the capability to hold its own on the occasional track day. The EPA rates the Evora at 17 mpg city and 27 mpg highway. The Evora has been more rigorously tested than any other Lotus before it and comes with a 3-year/60,000-mile warranty.


Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG

Cruising Range - City
284.40 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
426.60 mi

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.5L/ -TBD-

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
276 @ 6400

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 4600

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.53

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77-3.23

Passenger Capacity
2

Wheelbase
101.4 in

Length, Overall
170.9 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.8 in

Height, Overall
48.1 in

Trunk Volume
5.7 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3049 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs

Front Tire Size
P225/40ZR18

Rear Tire Size
P225/35ZR19

Front Wheel Size
18 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
19 x -TBD- in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Hydraulic-assist Pwr

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.1 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
Unlimited

Drivetrain Years
3

Drivetrain Miles/km
Unlimited

Corrosion Years
8

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission w/OD

3.5L DOHC 24-valve VVT-i mid-mounted transverse V6 engine

Bosch electronic differential lock

Rear wheel drive

Bonded modular lightweight aluminum & steel chassis

Forged aluminum double wishbone suspension w/integral joint

Front & rear stabilizer bars

Front & rear Eibach coaxial coil springs

Front & rear Bilstein gas shock absorbers

Hydraulic-assist pwr steering

4-wheel vented disc brakes

AP racing 4-piston calipers

Safety-sheltered stainless steel fuel tank

Dual polished exhaust

18" front wheels

19" rear wheels

Silver cast aluminum wheels

P225/40ZR18 front performance tires

P225/35ZR19 rear performance tires

Side scoops

Sculpted roof

Front air dam

Aerodynamic rear diffuser

Aerodynamic rear spoiler

Bi-xenon headlights w/headlight washing system

LED taillights

Body-colored heated pwr mirrors

Solar glass windows

Intermittent windshield wiper

Lotus Evora chrome ornamentation

Chrome-colored door handles

Alpine CD/MP3/WMA audio system -inc: CD-R/-RW, 2x45-watt high pwr amp, (4) speakers, iPod connection & dock, aux input

Recaro black leather sport-styled front bucket seats -inc: recline, tilt, slide, integrated headrests

Dual front seat adjustment -inc: recline, tilt, slide

Rear black cloth-trimmed seating area

Tilt & telescoping steering column

Magnesium flat-bottomed leather-wrapped steering wheel

Instrumentation -inc: high definition LCD message panel, customizable display options, progressive shift lights, tachometer (Lotus command center)

Trip computer

Pwr windows

Illuminated knobs & switches w/aluminum trim

Remote entry system -inc: alarm activation, trunk release

Anti-theft system w/immobilizer & alarm

Air conditioning

Rear window defroster

Remote release glovebox

Integrated cup holders

Door storage bins

12V pwr outlets -inc: (1) interior, (1) trunk-mounted

Leather-trimmed shift knob & handbrake sleeve

Bosch 4-wheel servo anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: hydraulic brake assist, electronic brake distribution

Switchable traction control

Side impact safety structure

Deforming impact-absorbing front & rear subframes

Insulated double glazed rear window filled w/Argon gas

Daytime running lights

Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags

Front outboard 3-point seat belts

Front & rear seat belt harness anti-roll bars

Tire pressure monitor

Rear central high-mount stop light

 
CLOSE-RATIO 6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION W/OD
$0

 
LOTUS INTELLIGENT PRECISION SHIFT GEARBOX
$1,950

 
SOLID PAINT
$0

 
METALLIC PAINT
$1,200

 
PREMIUM PAINT
$2,400

 
MOTORSPORT PAINT
$3,200

 
ARDENT RED
$0

 
BRITISH RACING GREEN
$0

 
STARLIGHT BLACK METALLIC
$0

 
LIQUID BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
PERSIAN BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
CANYON RED METALLIC
$0

 
ARCTIC SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
STORM TITANIUM METALLIC
$0

 
SOLAR YELLOW METALLIC
$0

 
PHANTOM BLACK
$0

 
AQUAMARINE
$0

 
LASER BLUE
$0

 
ISOTOPE GREEN
$0

 
CARBON GREY
$0

 
GRAPHITE GREY
$0

 
CHROME ORANGE
$0

 
QUARTZ SILVER
$0

 
ASPEN WHITE
$0

 
BURNT ORANGE
$0

 
ICE WHITE
$0

 
BLACK, LEATHER/CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
SUEDE TEX ALCANTARA SEAT TRIM
$990

 
CHARCOAL, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
OYSTER, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
COCOBOLO, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
PAPRIKA, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
SPORT PACK
$1,400

 
TECHNOLOGY PACK
$3,100

 
PREMIUM PACK
$2,750

 
PREMIUM PACK SPORT
$3,250

 
SUEDETEX PREMIUM PACK
$3,850

 
STEALTH GREY CLASSIC CAST ALUMINUM WHEELS
$490

 
SILVER SPORT FORGED ALUMINUM WHEELS
$1,800

 
GLOSS ANTHRACITE FORGED ALUMINUM WHEELS
$2,125

 
GLOSS BLACK FORGED ALUMINUM WHEELS
$2,750

 
GLOSS BLACK FORGED ALUMINUM WHEELS
$2,750

 
DIAMOND CUT DESIGN FORGED ALUMINUM WHEELS
$2,950

 
STARSHIELD
$995

 
BODY-COLORED PWR FOLDING MIRRORS
$475

 
HEATED SEATS
$550

 
REVERSING CAMERA
$550

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