The Sadistic Smile Of The Lotus Elise Cup 250

Look at the goofy grin of the Lotus Elise Cup 250. It looks like it’s having fun. And it’s having fun because it has the performance of a genuine giant-killer on the track. It takes immense pleasure in making light work of trackday amateurs.

The Lotus Elise Cup 250 is basically the same car Lotus has been making for 20 years. Except now it’s about as light as you can get and keep a car that still has “the right amount of wheels.”

It’s not going to make a great everyday ride through town, but you’re going to have a blast with it on the weekends.


It’s kind of like what pocketbikes are to motorcycles, except for track cars.

Reviews Editor, Jalopnik

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