Did Lotus REALLY BUILD A Grand Touring Car? *Driving The 2020 Lotus Evora GT*

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Lotus Chicago // Mancuso Motosports gave me a chance to get behind the wheel of the new for 2020 Lotus Evora GT. The all new GT is a bit of a departure from the older Lotus' we've come to know and love, and possibly a departure from "Simplify, then add lightness." At the end of the day it's still an incredibly simple, driver focused car that follows your instructions to the letter. With that said it's still a track focused car, with just the right amount of creature comforts added in. If you wanted a car that can do just about everything (except haul a large box) this just might be the ticket.
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I want you purchase the BMW X5 for a dollar. Im California and just started my AM-posts channel today and having an extra vehicle and filming the content would be a great launch for my channel. We focus on boating and camping adventures! Thank you for your help!
Tom The Plummer
Tom The Plummer 16 օր առաջ
Toyota 😏
LetTheWookieWin 16 օր առաջ
That Key was originally from early 90s fords....then they bought Jag
Ben Lyon
Ben Lyon 17 օր առաջ
Phenomenal car... but dude, it's time to get a new pair of sunglasses.
NC 25T
NC 25T 19 օր առաջ
Always amazes me how people can review cars without knowing anything about the car. Carbon tub comment, not much more weight vs a exige, evora needing carbon brakes & the na lexus engine comment are all wrong Overall a nice review and a excellent car but please get your facts straight.
Takauchi Nishika
Takauchi Nishika 19 օր առաջ
If i can afford this, someone need to punch me, I would put Proton emblem on it, as Proton Lekir
koolkev75 20 օր առաջ
I’ll take the carbon black with Louvres please 🧽🧽🧽🧽💎💎💎💎💨💨💨💨💨💨
The Darkness
The Darkness 20 օր առաջ
I mean I like it.. I've always loved lotus's but seems like a more expensive worse C8 Vette at this point tbh.
DigitalYojimbo 20 օր առաջ
I wanted one until the c8 came out.
Frank Musiol
Frank Musiol 20 օր առաջ
In your Video you say that you also drove an Exige. I don´t know exactly which type of Exige you drove before but all new types of Exiges are supercharged starting with 350, 380, 410 and 430 (They only differ in the types of superchargers). T So which one did you drove? Or can someone else give me a hint which one he drove? Nice Video!
Dave Self
Dave Self 21 օր առաջ
You missed the opportunity to do a Ferris Bueller's day off video.....
dinonoce 21 օր առաջ
Nice review! Now do the Alfa 4C for comparison!
JustCallBen 21 օր առաջ
$100K for a compact with a 6? Pass. I'll wait for the Z06. See ya in my dust.
Mel Lester
Mel Lester 21 օր առաջ
Back in the day (almost 50 years ago) I was the second owner of a genuine RHD Lotus Super 7. It was a hoot to drive, but rather primitive compared to the current offering. I put a rod through the block and ended up selling it to a guy in Virginia for $1,000 more than I paid for it, which was a lot of money back then. I've always wanted another Lotus, but I've had to settle for playing Forza 7 lately.
Seth Adling
Seth Adling 21 օր առաջ
Get a Nissan nx2000 or nx1600
Chris Priestley
Chris Priestley 21 օր առաջ
The Evora 430 has similar specs and performance to the Exige Cup 430 but I have not been a fan of the Evora style. Really wish US could get the Elise and Exige again. As for this car being better than any track weapon or purpose built car.... a K powered Exige OR Exige Cup 430 begs to differ.
RichieT5 21 օր առաջ
Such a beautiful car, wow
acroft69 22 օր առաջ
Is anyone else really curious as to how he got the shot of him shifting gears at 14:06
acroft69 19 օր առաջ
@Andrew Norris its really the only possible explanation
Andrew Norris
Andrew Norris 19 օր առաջ
3 armed, obviously.
Tim Marquez
Tim Marquez 22 օր առաջ
Doug Demuro’s lawyers are already drafting their cease and desist over that “quirks and features” remark😂😂😂
Michael yeaple
Michael yeaple 22 օր առաջ
I love it ❤️
Reels & Roses
Reels & Roses 22 օր առաջ
Less yak yak more track track
Tyler Wilson
Tyler Wilson 22 օր առաջ
Ew gross Chicago.
Kilo -9-
Kilo -9- 22 օր առաջ
not bad for a Toyota motor
Larry Harris
Larry Harris 22 օր առաջ
And it has a toy Toyota engine!
chill will
chill will 22 օր առաջ
The best Toyota ever! .. that back seat is a perfect fit for Doug Demuro. 🤡
armando patane
armando patane 22 օր առաջ
Always loved lotus little mini supercar
Inacio F. Marques
Inacio F. Marques 22 օր առաջ
Ohh Alex, Legit Street Cars Mercedes E55 in JRGO videos lol
Chris Watson
Chris Watson 22 օր առաջ
Just a shame some of the controls are identical to my old Ford Focus!
shanefanon 22 օր առաջ
Lotus = Lots of trouble usually serious. Yeah ... a good looking and high performing vehicle is this particular model BUT it will never hold its value and should you want it anticipate owning it for 10 plus years ...
Fraser67 22 օր առաջ
The titanium exhaust is optional
elrey327 22 օր առաջ
Love that lotus
Joseph D'Angelo
Joseph D'Angelo 22 օր առաջ
Wow, I have never seen anybody get so moist over a car. Time to change the panties.
Thorick 22 օր առաջ
that glass rear window showing off the engine is a feature, not a compromise ! worth the extra weight !
Denver Ray
Denver Ray 22 օր առաջ
I means nothing from some one who cant afford a MG midget but the Lotus has always been my favorite Superish car.
Alex Talambekos
Alex Talambekos 22 օր առաջ
It’s 96k for manual and 98k for automatic
Rob Crowther
Rob Crowther 22 օր առաջ
Nice looks like an old style Ford Key 🤣🤣🤣 Norfolk Turkey Farmer Edition
Dominic D
Dominic D 22 օր առաջ
Backup cameras are required in the US.
Christian Maheu
Christian Maheu 22 օր առաջ
hi hi hi! don't even have auto lights...
Drew 22 օր առաջ
i had to google this to find out the price. "Starts at $96,950..."
Peter Ward
Peter Ward 22 օր առաջ
£85k here in the UK. Time to sell the Audi?🤔
Garage Beers
Garage Beers 22 օր առաջ
My dad has an evora base and it’s amazing. I want a GT so bad
Jess M
Jess M 22 օր առաջ
Lexus engine... Toyota Camry engine. 3.5 2GR. Kansas has the top lotus tuners in the world, BOE.
Joe Smith
Joe Smith 22 օր առաջ
That green one doe 🥵 🔥
Evan Murry
Evan Murry 22 օր առաջ
Trade the R8
Glenp Noman
Glenp Noman 22 օր առաջ
I'm 6'1" and have to toe point ballerina style into my car.
Steve Celle
Steve Celle 22 օր առաջ
Why are all Loti models (except for the super 7) start with the letter "E"?
tatajelmer 22 օր առաջ
The c63 black series sedan doesn’t exist right? I always thought there’s only the coupe🤔
Mr. Worf
Mr. Worf 22 օր առաջ
It starts at $96,950 U.S - $123,204 CND 🇨🇦 . Just a small mortgage 😂🤣
Caleb Ford
Caleb Ford 22 օր առաջ
I love it!
Scott Robinson
Scott Robinson 22 օր առաջ
It is beautiful has a gt40 look about it aswell do like it in orange tho
tazfaninafocus 22 օր առաջ
I see a T in Lotus, not a D.
Ewicberger 22 օր առաջ
It's actually not that much lighter than my 2021 M2C. And for 40k in the difference, I'd take my m2 over it.
Jon Certain
Jon Certain 22 օր առաջ
You selling the Audi to buy a lotus
David Zimmermann
David Zimmermann 22 օր առաջ
You are killing your channel. Most of us tune in to see you take a broken car and fix the shit out of it
AdamKing60 22 օր առաջ
I would love to have an Evora, if I could afford one.
roy rogers
roy rogers 22 օր առաջ
2020 Lotus Evora GT base $97k
M W 22 օր առաջ
Are you buying? Oh, I thought you had remodeled the warehouse and went into Lotus sales.
Jennae Mullins
Jennae Mullins 22 օր առաջ
Dang. Room looks like an Apt.
carl gruver
carl gruver 22 օր առաջ
hope you are winning in Vegas lol
Brent Allen
Brent Allen 22 օր առաջ
"Like a ballet dancer" 🤣
Samuel Vincent
Samuel Vincent 22 օր առաջ
Will be in my garage one day!
David Dawson
David Dawson 22 օր առաջ
I love Lotus fwiw, but their interior tech always feels 10 years out of date
68jacen 22 օր առաջ
This begs the question a lotus or a new vetted?
Daniel Soares
Daniel Soares 22 օր առաջ
Those are old (90's/00's) Ford keys
Sat Sonic
Sat Sonic 22 օր առաջ
Did we finish the X5?
C L 22 օր առաջ
... We?
Mark Chippendale
Mark Chippendale 22 օր առաջ
Race mode - in an unfamiliar car? JR is not such a smart cookie! Even if it does sound better...
Aaron Oosterhoff
Aaron Oosterhoff 22 օր առաջ
I love Lotus' because theres no manual Lexus made anymore :(
Nelson Cortez
Nelson Cortez 22 օր առաջ
Car reminds me of the first Tesla roadster which was modeled after the Lotus, enjoy Chicago I was born there now live in Atlanta
Glenn Watkins
Glenn Watkins 22 օր առաջ
From $96,950 according to Google
Jeff Gilleran
Jeff Gilleran 22 օր առաջ
Practical and Reliable. Even as a supercar.
Alan Salt
Alan Salt 22 օր առաջ
Stream N64 Goldeneye? That is so 2000.
Mark Hunter
Mark Hunter 22 օր առաջ
oogling over all the 'high end features' that existed back in 2006 Toyotas :D :D :D It is gorgeous tho.
David Thompson
David Thompson 22 օր առաջ
No way I would spend the money to then take it on a track and risk putting it into a wall
Renè 22 օր առաջ
Wow what dream car 👍👍👍
Chris Cannon
Chris Cannon 22 օր առաջ
All manuals can move forward in 1st gear without touching the accelerator...am i missing something?
kurt gosch
kurt gosch 22 օր առաջ
Beautiful car
hitardo 22 օր առաջ
7:48 Alex's E55 wagon! Great video John Ross, as usual😀 I have been watching your every video since you quit your job. Cheers!
trainmanbob 22 օր առաջ
Yes they did.
TechGaming45 22 օր առաջ
At around £82,900 it's not bad.
Speedle 22 օր առաջ
Spotting parts from the Mazda and ford parts bin all over this car, and those keys are the same from 90's Era fords (at least here in the UK) >
davonta montgomery
davonta montgomery 22 օր առաջ
I'm from Chicago welcome to Chicago
tso247 22 օր առաջ
You should contact the Mighty Car Mods guys, they modified an exidge, with the guys from Lotus in Austrailla
PC Lotion
PC Lotion 22 օր առաջ
One of the few sports car still have manual shift!✌️
Walter Pistoia
Walter Pistoia 22 օր առաջ
Publicity.. no defects?!
Jesse James
Jesse James 22 օր առաջ
Are you doing anything with Alex from LSC while you're in Chicago or no?
Jesse James
Jesse James 22 օր առաջ
Whew! I dig it!!
Sounds great
VDPEFi 23 օր առաջ
Ford mirror controls and locks, GM headlight switch, weird, but an amazing car.
Andrewbeach 22 օր առաջ
And Ford stalks too!
Ben Hayes
Ben Hayes 23 օր առաջ
I believe those keys are called “Tibbe” style. Australian Ford Falcons had these from the early 90s so definitely not new tech. Seemed to be pretty effective against car thieves and key forgers.
Michael Perry
Michael Perry 21 օր առաջ
Same key as my old Ford Focus and Ka. The mirror switch looked Ford too. But most small volume car manufacturers use parts from other brands.
Igor Tancik
Igor Tancik 23 օր առաջ
OK, key (screwdriver) and stalks are same as in my 2006 cheapo Ford Fiesta (European edition). They could at least take ones from Focus :(
antonyarnanova 23 օր առաջ
I wanted to hear her sing 😞
şefik şensoy
şefik şensoy 23 օր առաջ
i expect you to make a doug demiro entrance over here
Danny Mass
Danny Mass 23 օր առաջ
did he just put a miata in the same class with lotus. I love lotus my dream car
Abraham Ross
Abraham Ross 23 օր առաջ
CORVETTE + 488 = hybrid design cop out 🤦🏻‍♂️
Michael S.
Michael S. 23 օր առաջ
Change the AM-posts hashtags !!
Adventures With Jose
Adventures With Jose 23 օր առաջ
I'm not a petrol head but I admire Lotus and the other exotics for their craftsmanship. It's good to know you still need a shoehorn to get into one. Lotus hasn't compromised one bit and that's a good thing. Really nice car. Thanks for taking us along for the ride.
CoreyP 23 օր առաջ
that lotus is so beautiful and so sick. what a gem! Id love to drive one or even own one or hell just sit in one. The sound alone is glorious on that 2GR-FE engine! I am a die hard true lexus / yota fan and will keep my lex forever if i can even once i get a newer one, its an 06 is350 with the 2gr-fse. makes me wonder what a supercharger would sound like on mine.
Gregory Casey
Gregory Casey 23 օր առաջ
My parents offered me a Lotus if i didn’t marry my wife. As you know I turned down the Lotus. Best decisions my life. They knew I couldn’t be bought before they tried that. Made enough money on my own I retired at 43.
_Ketosucks 23 օր առաջ
sell r8 to own a lotus :)
Phillip Claridge
Phillip Claridge 23 օր առաջ
Beautiful British engineering!
How can this 2011 Lotus Evora be as reliable as a Toyota?!?
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