Lotus Evora wins Top Gear’s Sports Car of the Year 2009 award

2010 Lotus Evora

The new 2010 Lotus Evora has been selected by Top Gear Magazine as its Sports Car of the Year 2009.

“It”s pretty, quintessentially British, fast and handles like a dream,” said Conor McNicholas, Editor of BBC Top Gear magazin. “Evora takes Lotus to a new place in terms of quality but more importantly delivers a sports car rush that puts other marques to shame.”

“I am delighted that the Evora has won the Top Gear award for Sports Car of the Year 2009,” said Lotus CEO Dany Bahar. “Top Gear is very well regarded around the world and it is a fantastic achievement for all who have worked on the Evora to win such a prestigious award.”

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Refresher: Power for the 2010 Lotus Evora comes from a 3.5L V6 making 276-hp with a maximum torque of 252 lb-ft. 0 to 60 mph comes in just 4.9 seconds with a top speed of 162 mph. Pricing in the U.S. starts at $73,500.

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– By: Omar Rana