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2015 Lotus Elise: The New Hotness

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I can barely type right now I'm so excited. Who knew Stephen Baldwin was going to release four of the hottest supercars ever today? The 2015 Lotus Elise will be the smallest and cheapest, but just look at it!

The next generation Lotus Elise bowed with the lesser Baldwin moments ago at the Paris Motor Show and, while the car doesn't enter the market until Spring 2015, details are already out on the latest iteration of the car we love to love.


With a bevy of other debuts it's no surprise Lotus worked hard to keep their current favorite a favorite by not messing too much with the formula. The new hotness features the same RWD, mid-engined, two-seat configuration. Power comes from a 316-horsepower 2.0-liter inline four propelling the car to 62 mph from a dead stop in just 4.3 seconds.

The car adds start/stop technology to further reduce emissions, which we don't care about, and will come with a peculiarly-oriented six-speed manual, which we do care about. The biggest concern? Weight jumps to about 2,400 pounds from the current approximately 2,000 pounds of car.


Does this suck? Yes. But it's a fact of modern life because too many of you people value safety over performance.