The modelRead full Lotus Emira review
The Emira impresses with its fine handling, luxurious interior and plush ride, but its Toyota-derived V6 engine is starting to feel its age and the gear change could be a whole lot slicker. Thankfully, an AMG-engined four-cylinder Emira is on the horizon, and we suspect that car will be an absolute riot.
The trimSee full equipment
First Edition cars get lighter forged 20in alloy wheels (rather than cast), a Napa leather interior (rather than leather and ‘technical fabric’), electrically adjustable heated seats (rather than four-way manually adjustable seats), a premium sound system, rain-sensing wipers, front and rear parking sensors, a dimming rearview mirror and aluminium sports pedals.
The engineSee full engine specs
The range-topping Emira has a supercharged 3.5-litre V6 engine that produces 400bhp at 6800rpm and 310ft Ib of torque at 3500rpm, for 0-62mph in 4.3sec.
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