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2010 Lotus Evora - Click above for high-res gallery

With there having been so much continued hubbub over the forthcoming Esprit replacement, you would think that enthusiasts have already forgotten that we have a new Lotus in our midst, the 2010 Evora. That's a shame, because judging by the U.S. specs provided by our friends at Lotusenthusiast.net, it looks to be a corker.

According to their specs, the Evora will weigh just over 3,000 pounds (3,046.8 - but who's counting?), and its Toyota-sourced 3.5-liter engine will marshal its 276 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque to get its mid-engined self to 60 mph in a tidy 4.9 seconds. Keep rowing through those six gears and pushing the right-most pedal, and the Evora will apparently top out at 162 mph. Every bit as important is news that the lithe little Lotus will grind to a halt from 60 mph in just 110.2 feet, a distance firmly in the ballpark of a Porsche 911.

No word yet on pricing, but we hope to get our crack at a U.S.-spec Evora soon. In the meantime, head on over to LE for the full monty.



Gallery: Lotus Evora

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Lotus Blossoms: U.S. Evora specs leaked originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 11 Jun 2009 15:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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I'm a fan of Lotus cars and I don't like it. I just saw a (current) picture of one of our high school cheerleaders that I hadn't seen since graduation.

Both she and the Lotus above are becoming...to be diplomatic...a lot more Impala like. And not in a good way.

Chris

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