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Emira Review Index [V6 FE]

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For those looking for the latest Emira V6 FE reviews scheduled to be released today, I've self-volunteered to maintain a quick reference index here.
Please let me know of any missing articles and I'll update accordingly. (y)

ReviewerTypeDirect Link
EdmundsArticle
Harry's Garage (Harry Metcalfe)Video Review

Harry drives the Sports and Tour suspension back to back on the same road and shares his thoughts.
Schmee150 (Tim Burton)Video ReviewPublished 21st June
Carwow (Mat Watson)Video Review
TopGearArticles and VideoPublished 3rd July
Chris Harris talks about the Lotus Emira

Published 20th June

AutoTrader (Rory Reid)Video Review
EvoArticle and Video Review
CARArticle and Video ReviewPublished 22nd July


Lotus Emira vs Cayman 718 GTS vs Alpine 110s
AutocarArticle and Video Review
PistonheadsArticle
KHTVVideo Review
The DriveArticle
AutoExpressArticle
Pictures:
WhichCarArticle
CarBuyerArticle
HagertyArticle
Road and TrackArticlePublished 1st September
Lotus Emira Road and Track Drive

GoodwoodArticle
The IntercoolerPodcastReasonably good post-embargo Emira discussion on The Intercooler.
MotortrendArticle
DriveArticle
AFRArticle
ParkersArticle
CarExpertArticle
Caffeine & MachineArticle
Photos on Instagram:
The Sunday Times DrivingArticle
Car and DriverArticle
The SunArticle
AutoCar UKArticlePublished 2nd July

 
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Misha taking the Komotec car around the ring. Not a "review" of the car so much as reaction to this komotec upgraded car vs. the touring car that Misha originally drove and thought was too soft for the Nordschleife. Also hampered by dampness but still a good watch.
Pretty solid endorsement from him 👍
 

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Not sure that's happening, they indicated in throttle house club they probably weren't going to.
Well that's a bummer. I was looking forward to their participation in the forum. They're some of the better review channels in my opinion.

How's yours coming along? Any news?
 

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lol... this is exactly how my collection went today. I struggled to put coherent sentences together as I looked around the car, and still can't come to grips that the one on the driveway is mine 😀
When I first told my wife I was putting down a deposit back in July 2021, she was "that's nice". I might as well have told her I was buying a new lawnmower for all the excitement and interest she showed.

When the car was delivered 2 weeks ago, she was stunned. She was like "Oh my GOD! This thing is gorgeous! You didn't tell me it looked like this!" (I did lol but she didn't remember). "Your car" suddenly became a "we" car. We have to protect this! We can't leave it anywhere! We have to get an alarm! and so on lol. It was very cute to watch her sudden change in protectiveness.

It's an amazing car. I do the same thing; just stare at it in my garage, thinking "I can't believe it's actually here, and it's mine". After watching umpteen videos, when I'm sitting inside it seems almost surreal that I'm sitting in an Emira with a tan interior, and it's mine!
 

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Well that's a bummer. I was looking forward to their participation in the forum. They're some of the better review channels in my opinion.

How's yours coming along? Any news?

There’s still a chance they’re being secretive about it but I asked them a couple times and they were learning no.

Mine is nowhere to be seen — just one big waiting game, pretty sure ours arrived on the same boat.
 

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Did they say why?

The rationale I remember was they were going to use it specifically for track time comparisons on a regular basis as a company expense not a personal car. But the delays and the price made them consider a different project. No clue where they are now but recently they did go to the Lotus dealership and are hush hush about it so there’s some hope.
 

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There’s still a chance they’re being secretive about it but I asked them a couple times and they were learning no.

Mine is nowhere to be seen — just one big waiting game, pretty sure ours arrived on the same boat.
They probably feel that after so much time has past, and so much has already been done on the Emira, any content they produce would likely be stale and not get the kind of views they need. That said I hope they go through with it and buy the car.
 

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Not sure that's happening, they indicated in throttle house club they probably weren't going to.
was this recently?

in their recent videos they mention the emira sometimes. they just make jokes about how long its taking. i didnt get the impression they changed their mind
 

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When I first told my wife I was putting down a deposit back in July 2021, she was "that's nice". I might as well have told her I was buying a new lawnmower for all the excitement and interest she showed.

When the car was delivered 2 weeks ago, she was stunned. She was like "Oh my GOD! This thing is gorgeous! You didn't tell me it looked like this!" (I did lol but she didn't remember). "Your car" suddenly became a "we" car. We have to protect this! We can't leave it anywhere! We have to get an alarm! and so on lol. It was very cute to watch her sudden change in protectiveness.

It's an amazing car. I do the same thing; just stare at it in my garage, thinking "I can't believe it's actually here, and it's mine". After watching umpteen videos, when I'm sitting inside it seems almost surreal that I'm sitting in an Emira with a tan interior, and it's mine!
I parked mine at a neighbor's house for a while yesterday while we were having some work done at our place, and it got me in the feels two or three times seeing it from new angles just moving it around.

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Misha taking the Komotec car around the ring. Not a "review" of the car so much as reaction to this komotec upgraded car vs. the touring car that Misha originally drove and thought was too soft for the Nordschleife. Also hampered by dampness but still a good watch..

Incredible video. I've replayed many times. My favorite moment is at 6:17. I smiled so hard right along with the passenger when Misha destroyed that corner. God bless them!


Congratulations Todd!

I can relate to the excitement, the disbelief, the joy, the caution.... Still can't believe we get to drive this car. Fitting culmination for lifelong car enthusiasts. Bless him too! Bless us all!
 

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was this recently?

in their recent videos they mention the emira sometimes. they just make jokes about how long its taking. i didnt get the impression they changed their mind

This was during a private Throttle Club House QA hosted on their Discord.
 

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