• arthurc

    by Published on July 7, 2011 02:07
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    Thanks to a colleague at work, I was able to purchase an exotic car driving experience at a steep last-minute discount. The experience involved convening at an unused airstrip (you guys will be familiar with this!) and going out for a few laps with an instructor alongside.

    Since we had to hire a car anyways, we decided to make a weekend trip out of it and explore Oxford while we were in the area. Here are my impressions of the cars that I drove around the track which was short (about 40 seconds) but had long straights to let the cars stretch their legs a bit.

    Lotus Elise: 2000lb/190hp

    I have wanted to try an Elise for a long time as I have seen a few of them at local autocross events. I think of the Elise as a great "compromise" car - light, agile, reliable, and cheap enough to use on a daily basis. ...