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Real World Boot and Storage Test including Golf Clubs

Stewart

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HI All

I stopped by to see the global show-car in Brisbane, as I was heading on a 3 day trip I had a bag packed and also had my golf clubs in the car, so I thought I would see how they fitted into the Emira. See attached photos.

With the golf clubs I honestly thought there was no chance of them fitting!!!! While you will need to take woods out and it was still tight it was not difficult. It is what I would call a standard size golf bag

The travel bag obviously was no problem in the boot. Being a leather duffel it was not too hard to put behind the seat, but you need to go around to the passenger side release the seat forward and then move it forward, throw the bag in the back I then put the seat all the way back that was not a problem.

I don’t think you could get a bag that size back there while sitting in the seats easily (it’s not just a throw it over your shoulder type thing). With a hard shell case I think it would fit but might be a bit harder to force the hard surfaces into place compared to a soft bag.
 

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Well I really didn't think the clubs would fit in like they said it would. Thanks for this
 
HI All

I stopped by to see the global show-car in Brisbane, as I was heading on a 3 day trip I had a bag packed and also had my golf clubs in the car, so I thought I would see how they fitted into the Emira. See attached photos.

With the golf clubs I honestly thought there was no chance of them fitting!!!! While you will need to take woods out and it was still tight it was not difficult. It is what I would call a standard size golf bag

The travel bag obviously was no problem in the boot. Being a leather duffel it was not too hard to put behind the seat, but you need to go around to the passenger side release the seat forward and then move it forward, throw the bag in the back I then put the seat all the way back that was not a problem.

I don’t think you could get a bag that size back there while sitting in the seats easily (it’s not just a throw it over your shoulder type thing). With a hard shell case I think it would fit but might be a bit harder to force the hard surfaces into place compared to a soft bag.
important work.. nice to know lotus are of their word
i now need to know will be two dogs fit in..... But i know they wont..... not unless I change them, tempting, but not....
 
I'd love to know what % of Emira buyers play golf :p Forget that, supercar buyers in general, how many actually play golf

More of a rock climber and mtber myself, i'll get the climbing bag in, but the bike, no chance
 
I play and for years with the Boxsters (986, 981, 718) they always end up in the passenger seat so this will be an upgrade (y)

That bag leans more towards a Staff bag, a standard carry or smaller cart bag should fit fine.
 
I'd love to know what % of Emira buyers play golf :p Forget that, supercar buyers in general, how many actually play golf

More of a rock climber and mtber myself, i'll get the climbing bag in, but the bike, no chance
Me too. Excellent choice of hobbies
 
agreed, thanks for taking the trouble to test this out and share your findings.
 
On a related topic, does anyone (from Evora experience presumably) know how hot the trunk gets after, say, a 30min drive? Is it such that you would want to put grocery bags behind the seats instead?
 
On a related topic, does anyone (from Evora experience presumably) know how hot the trunk gets after, say, a 30min drive? Is it such that you would want to put grocery bags behind the seats instead?
Personally I never found the boot on my Evora to get particularly hot and it did do the odd grocery run. Having said that I probably wouldn’t have put lots of ice cream in there, but never tried it!
 
I'd love to know what % of Emira buyers play golf :p Forget that, supercar buyers in general, how many actually play golf

More of a rock climber and mtber myself, i'll get the climbing bag in, but the bike, no chance

Sloped back glass and low car is perfect for seasucker bike rack :cool:
 
I'd love to know what % of Emira buyers play golf :p Forget that, supercar buyers in general, how many actually play golf

More of a rock climber and mtber myself, i'll get the climbing bag in, but the bike, no chance

I don't golf either, but would love to know if a hardshell guitar case (or two) can fit back there!
 
I don't golf either, but would love to know if a hardshell guitar case (or two) can fit back there!
Is this a variant of the Interstate Emergency Trombone Delivery Service from EV forums? :unsure:
 
Lol.. what? I haven't heard about that one yet....
Heh... maybe it's not as widespread a joke as I thought. I mix with engineering types, so... yeah :)

TLDR: a few years back, there was an infamous (although apparently NOT :LOL: ) EV discussion thread (which I'm actually struggling to find now!) where some guy declared BEVs were no good because they could not meet his needs: 8 hour one-way trips to perform emergency trombone repairs. This is now the gold standard by which all EVs in that community are judged.

Seems about right we should hold sports cars to some sort of similar standard, involving hard guitar cases... possibly even drum kits. :)
 
Great work!

I imagine we'll see a new thread soon after customer deliveries get underway "What have you carried in/on your Emira". The equivalent Evora thread just had a chap post about carrying his collapsible kayak across the +2 rear seats!

I'm going to see if I can get a bike in the back of the Emira. As I have the seat a long way forward and have a small-framed bike it might just be possible. Otherwise it'll go on the roof with the Seasucker mounts.
 
I´ll need. for 50 bottles of Champagne and the fridge in the back seats.
Underwear and a teppanyaki in the trunk. These will be engine power heated. (Supercharged)
All this with a playlist of Boney M in the KEF system and the Emira party will be rolling!
 
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