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A good article I thought. We can bemoan the fact that most people prefer mainstream cars, but this article does at least explain why a few of us still love the Evora.

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As an S1 replacement it's selling price should be about 70-75k.  Even then it would struggle against the P word's new GTS. Looks good but that rear spoiler needs to go back to the simple clean li

Nice to see they have bought back the S1 levels of interior comfort.  😉  

I like the focus on being a GT car than all out racer . I always felt this was the whole point of the Evora? One of the reasons I went for a S1 NA SR - i wanted a more chilled out, compliant ride, usa

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That's a really good article, and I love that the author wasn't scared to use emotion in his writing, I hate reading non descript spec sheets, his ability for description I think is brilliant, and captures what appears to be a fever.

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True praise from a Juno I admire he was editor for Murray Publishers' Wheels and Australian Sports Car World Quarterly in the seventies.

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Yes, a nice piece all round at last.   What's the story of John Miles? 

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11 hours ago, EGTE said:

What's the story of John Miles? 

Someone will be able to tell the story much better than me but in summary: F1 driver, Lotus development engineer, all round lovely gent:

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.hemmings.com/stories/2018/04/12/racing-driver-and-development-engineer-john-miles-1943-2018/amp

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On 23/07/2020 at 19:54, Bravo73 said:

Someone will be able to tell the story much better than me

Here is his obituary from Absolute Lotus magazine:

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(He spent 18 years(!) at Lotus Engineering). 

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