Lotus builds pure sports cars that fly under the radar because they're so rarely seen among the flocks of faceless cars and crossovers. The British automaker's prestige has fluctuated throughout its history, but memorable models such as the wedgelike Espirit sports car and lightweight Elise roadster represent high points. The company offers the mid-engined Emira sports car that's light on the scales, sharp around corners, and looks exotic. The electrified Evija is an exclusive hypercar that should help publicize the brand.
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