Two Canadians review on the Evora GT. Ones a Brit.

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Some good honest to goodness feedback on the Evora GT, from two Canadian hosers EH....!!!!

Great review. James is actually an active member on LotusTalk/Emira.. and probably here too.. Sounds like he's interested in getting his hands on one asap. 😎
 

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These guys are great fun to watch! Good news is that the key issues they were complaining about should all be addressed in the Emira. Weird immobiliser and crappy old Ford key - Fixed; AC - Fixed with new climate controls pulled out of Lynk & Co.

The "nothing, nothing then stop" brake feel sounds like air is in the brake line. Yes, Lotus shipped many Evoras with air bubbles in the brake lines (don't get me started!) and a good bleed fixes everything.
 

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The "nothing, nothing then stop" brake feel sounds like air is in the brake line. Yes, Lotus shipped many Evoras with air bubbles in the brake lines (don't get me started!) and a good bleed fixes everything.
Initial fill can be tricky on a fresh (dry) system. Lots of places for air bubbles to stick in the system even if they are doing a power flush fill with a machine. As the car is then transported and vibrated and tilted repeatedly (moved by truck, then sits at port, then sways constantly on ocean transport ship, then sits at port, then trucked again, then sits at dealer, etc) the bubbles have time to migrate and collect together. Larger bubbles have more of an impact on hydraulic feel than many tiny ones separately. And the difference between outcomes on different cars can literally be down to which ones were angled nose-up on the transport truck vs nose-down.

I honestly think a brake bleed should be part of PDI for every new car during dealer pre-delivery work, but car companies don't generally want to pay for that.
 
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