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If you want a 200 mph supercar, it’s easy. Just go to your local Lambo dealer and put down a couple hundred large. But what if you don’t have six figures lying around?

That’s the question asked by Fifth Gear a few years back. They figured that with some work, a Lotus Esprit V8 for about 23 grand could do the trick.

Here’s their attempt.

What car would you pick today to retry this little experiment?


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