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My 2010 Evora's battery has finally died - not bad after nearly 9 years!. Reading through the forums, it looks like the Varta Silver E38 74AH looks good for a direct replacement at about £80, but any recommendations on the latest light weight Lithium Ion batteries - worth the extra?  Only do a couple of trackways a year, so weight not a major issue, although if I can save some KGs and not have any downsides I may be tempted. Car is not a dd, but used regularly and I have a C-tek for winter / salty months.

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I think the downsides are they usually less capacity than a standard battery due to their higher costs.  So they can go flat quicker if you don’t regularly use the car.  But if you are able to easily keep the battery topped up that’s not really and issue. 

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You also might find that your current Ctek won’t work with a Lithium battery. 

Generally speaking, for a road car, they aren’t considered to be worth it for the extra hassle and cost. But for a track/race car, the hassle is generally worth it:

 

 

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