New Lotus Emira - the amazing 1/4 price Ferrari 488 Pista!

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Introducing the all-new Lotus Emira!

Now we don’t want to get ahead of ourselves… But we think this might be the best sports car released in 2021! But what makes it so good, we hear you ask?

Well when you think of Lotus, you probably think of classic, lightweight cars such as the Elise. However, Lotus has taken on a different direction with the Emira, and it now has daily driver sports cars like the Porsche Cayman in its sights!

For starters, the weight’s certainly up compared to past models, with the Emira tipping the scales at just over 1,400kg. But there’s a good reason for that! This sports car now comes packed with all-new safety tech along with a load of creature comforts, from ambient lighting through to electric seats!

You’ll also get a choice of two engines, a 3.5-litre supercharged V6, or a 2-litre 4 cylinder turbo… The same engine as found in the all-new AMG A45 S! But what do you think - could the new Emira go toe-to-toe with the Porsche Cayman? You’ll have to join Mat to find out!

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  1. carwow
    Před 22 dny

    The best looking sports car of 2021? VOTE BELOW!

    1. Rolex Watch Apostate
      Rolex Watch Apostate
      Před 10 dny


    2. 👨🏻‍💻
      Před 11 dny

      I just came 🤤

    3. 👨🏻‍💻
      Před 11 dny

      I just came 🤤

    4. Sid Wilson
      Sid Wilson
      Před 12 dny

      Lotus Emira

    5. Munish Kohar
      Munish Kohar
      Před 17 dny

      Yes!!! What a beauty🔥

  2. tommy poi
    tommy poi
    Před 4 hodinami

    I like it a lot.

  3. 24 Hour GMT Channel
    24 Hour GMT Channel
    Před 10 hodinami

    I've heard this is the last gasoline powered lotus. If this is true, I have zero interest in this car company moving forward.

  4. E Money
    E Money
    Před 12 hodinami

    Not blown away by the rear but, overall, it's a beautiful car. I hope that Lotus produces a roadster.

  5. Gustavo Ibarra - Brooks
    Gustavo Ibarra - Brooks
    Před 20 hodinami

    If I ever get the money I'm 100% buying one... it was between the c8 or the cayman but a new competitor stepped into the ring.

  6. Arashi Dark Knight
    Arashi Dark Knight
    Před dnem

    If I can’t get my hands on a C8 I’m definitely getting this car instead

  7. superfunkicalifragisexy
    Před dnem

    Thanks for being honest. I can’t stand when everyone else says this is lightweight. It’s a pig of a Lotus.

  8. Ajitha Rajapakse
    Ajitha Rajapakse
    Před 2 dny

    This car is a copy of Sri Lankan electric HyperCar called “vega”

  9. Which Bike
    Which Bike
    Před 2 dny

    Nicely put together. Great car isn't it. Are you getting one? Got my deposits down: Ade

  10. jl
    Před 2 dny

    C8 convette competitor. But of course, c8 is expensive in uk

  11. Leo Hunter
    Leo Hunter
    Před 3 dny

    And just like the Porsche 918, in a world where the C8 corvette exists, this car also makes no sense. It’s a great redesign, just too late to make any difference.

  12. Adam Montoya
    Adam Montoya
    Před 3 dny

    I wonder how much it'll be in the US...

  13. Gerudo Ramirez
    Gerudo Ramirez
    Před 3 dny

    I could have sworn I saw one of these the other day driving past, I had to triple take lol

  14. I
    Před 3 dny

    I legit thought it was a photoshop looking at the thumbnail and it’s totally looks like video game graphics

  15. europa88
    Před 4 dny


  16. James Morrissey
    James Morrissey
    Před 4 dny

    Lotus killed it... and they even have an actual manual. I’m so in love with this beauty. I’m getting my hands on one for sure.

  17. alanOHALAN
    Před 4 dny

    So the twin turbo AMG engine won't have manual shift?

  18. alanOHALAN
    Před 4 dny

    The Cyan Blue is from the Cyan Racing team under Geely. Same color, Swedish Racing Green aka blue.

  19. Chris P. Bacon
    Chris P. Bacon
    Před 4 dny

    I think I may own one of these at some point.

  20. Jorge Antunes
    Jorge Antunes
    Před 4 dny

    Lotus emira is faster that porsche cayman and bmw m2

  21. Brian Fox
    Brian Fox
    Před 4 dny

    Will they have an option for good seats that actually hold you?

  22. Dun
    Před 5 dny

    Wow some company finally did what I've always wondered about automotive industry. Make a quality budget looking supercar

  23. NALTO
    Před 5 dny

    Here in America, Im still pining for an Evora.

  24. Atypical Driver
    Atypical Driver
    Před 5 dny

    Design is spot on and Lotus has never made a poor handling car. Pricing might end up being a surprise for US buyers!

  25. Hugo Togner
    Hugo Togner
    Před 5 dny

    Amazing car, really amazing. I have no words. This is stylish "goodbye" to the old era. Thank you Lotus.

  26. Majid Jam
    Majid Jam
    Před 6 dny

    Mpg on the v6 3.5?

  27. Spare84
    Před 6 dny

    7:51 Eddy Wally 😂Only the Belgians will know.

  28. bwebmasta1
    Před 6 dny

    Liked. Subscribed. The Emira looks awesome.

  29. Mikhail Shtin
    Mikhail Shtin
    Před 6 dny

    It looks so perfect, that I thought it was a cg, but then he started touching it

  30. iminindonesia
    Před 6 dny

    I thought this is an electric car, with that looks

  31. Sir Reynolds
    Sir Reynolds
    Před 7 dny

    Great looking car. BUT. Lightness gone. Affordability gone. Stripped back raw experience gone. Gears gone. An automatic sports car????

    1. Santako Sound System
      Santako Sound System
      Před 4 dny

      There are three transmission options: manual gearbox, torque converter automatic and double-clutch automatic.

  32. rémy
    Před 7 dny

    Well done geely

  33. Naveen Kumar
    Naveen Kumar
    Před 7 dny

    Toyota should've brought back Mk2 and made it look like this.

  34. William Kaiser
    William Kaiser
    Před 7 dny

    Proto type not a production model and no convertable!🤣🤣🤣🤣

  35. John m
    John m
    Před 7 dny

    Just the car you need to go get your jibjab.😉

  36. zedrick zedwick
    zedrick zedwick
    Před 7 dny

    sadly 99% of cars sound like crap. and yes boys, all you with civics, Subaru’s etcc.. stop putting. those stupid ass pipes on your cars. IT DOESNT sound good. what don’t u get? u make me wanna put sugar in your damn gas tank when you’re parked.

  37. zedrick zedwick
    zedrick zedwick
    Před 7 dny

    turbo charged sounds like garbage, not even worth it. sound experience, is essential, if a car sounds bad, not even worth having.

  38. Der Baumstamm
    Der Baumstamm
    Před 7 dny

    To be honest this is one of very few new cars I really like designwise and it's the only one where even the interior is amazing.

  39. Philippe Libreros
    Philippe Libreros
    Před 7 dny

    sorry not sorry, it's not a real lotus

  40. Brett Loo
    Brett Loo
    Před 7 dny

    That is a car i could actually be excited about... but my Exige is still just too much fun! The noise and simplicity of it is a good %50 of the allure.

  41. Bob On
    Bob On
    Před 7 dny

    Still can't afford this! Lol, fml

  42. R S
    R S
    Před 7 dny

    Mat's sense of humor is amazing. I know I can't afford a car nor passed a driving test. But still I'm stuck at watching car reviews in Carwow.

  43. Greg N
    Greg N
    Před 7 dny

    He'd better be careful that lotus doesn't invoke the rules of the street: you kiss it you buy it

  44. Redducati1199
    Před 7 dny

    Deposit paid.. heart ruled head!

  45. Water Gate
    Water Gate
    Před 7 dny

    It’s 1/4 of the price for good reason!

  46. Ruben Sandfeld
    Ruben Sandfeld
    Před 7 dny

    Don’t agree on the design review. The back looks like something we haven’t seen before. The rest of the car, especially the side looks like if McLaren and Ferrari had a baby

  47. Tim Milgart
    Tim Milgart
    Před 7 dny

    1/4 price of a Ferrari.... Yes but it's NOT a Ferrari. So why compare it with a Ferrari? It's like comparing an Nissan with a Dacia

  48. T H
    T H
    Před 7 dny


  49. Ro Bo
    Ro Bo
    Před 7 dny

    Brilliant thank you

  50. Rahul B.
    Rahul B.
    Před 7 dny

    I cant wait people to mod this bad boy!!! Lol

  51. Yaleb Villalobos
    Yaleb Villalobos
    Před 8 dny

    Corvette C8 for 60k. It only tells you one thing, petrol cars are going trough an extinct period and we are seeing the final specimens of them. I can see this car holding its value and actually going up as the time goes by... Beauty! Looks like 2027 will be the end of the petrol manufacturing cars at least the first world countries. From now on electric car will have the highest price tag.

  52. Zeus Eros
    Zeus Eros
    Před 8 dny

    no stick no buy

  53. Abner Ortiz
    Abner Ortiz
    Před 8 dny

    That car will be around 80 to 100k

  54. Bender Rodriguez
    Bender Rodriguez
    Před 8 dny

    Yeah this is $60 grand just like the new C8 Corvette sells for $50,000 Lol

  55. Bryan Rodgers
    Bryan Rodgers
    Před 8 dny

    Finally after all these years, a new Tommy Kaira ZZII

  56. V8 Hungry
    V8 Hungry
    Před 8 dny

    I thought exactly the same... I want one 🥰

  57. Fast Cars
    Fast Cars
    Před 8 dny


  58. Tommo
    Před 8 dny

    The interior is perfect. Nice and minimal, making use of only what's needed, and nothing over the top and unnecessary.

  59. Greg Sullivan
    Greg Sullivan
    Před 8 dny

    Put some sox on

  60. Hasty Modz
    Hasty Modz
    Před 8 dny

    The tail lights are like the 992 gen NOT 991 gen

  61. jade
    Před 8 dny

    Wont you test drive this car for us..? I think I have a dream car now 😍 but I still prefer you video about this for test drive. I hope you do😔

  62. James Bond
    James Bond
    Před 9 dny

    Beautiful sports car, but damn, that price in incredible. Wondering about the maintenance.

  63. Giandarc
    Před 9 dny

    Manual V6. That's the way I would buy it.

  64. deleted
    Před 9 dny

    Emira means princess in Arabic أميرة

  65. Trevor D.
    Trevor D.
    Před 9 dny

    Can't wait for this thing to get to dealerships and get marked up tp twice it's MSRP

  66. Tiziano Caraviello
    Tiziano Caraviello
    Před 9 dny

    In Italiy we should pay almost 90k $ for that :(

  67. Lemmy M
    Lemmy M
    Před 9 dny

    Borrowed parts from Ferrari 🤣🤣🤣

  68. Stringfellow Balk
    Stringfellow Balk
    Před 9 dny

    Crikey. Always wondered if Lotus was going to make something that inherited the spirit and form of the Esprit.

  69. Bomter D
    Bomter D
    Před 10 dny

    i havent see you this HAPPY EVER!!! GET ONE MAN!!!! i want one too, it is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  70. Electro Crypto
    Electro Crypto
    Před 10 dny

    Technology makes creating such a car affordable

  71. bawoodd11
    Před 10 dny

    I was expecting around 450-500 horsepower.

  72. etan De Keijser
    etan De Keijser
    Před 10 dny

    Why does the emira and the esprit doesn't?

  73. TheJuniorFarmer
    Před 10 dny

    I fell like it’s doing what Jag did with the F-Type, upper class 60-100k sports car that looks amazing and handles amazingly as Well. Congrats Lotus

    1. Aaron Rodriguez
      Aaron Rodriguez
      Před 3 dny

      Hopefully it's more reliable than jaguar garbage lol

  74. Rolex Watch Apostate
    Rolex Watch Apostate
    Před 10 dny

    It’s the Evora in a new body suit

  75. rupert6999
    Před 10 dny

    Oh. My. Lanta. What an insane value proposition!

  76. Tony Falcone
    Tony Falcone
    Před 10 dny

    2015 F-Type V6 S for sale. Message me

  77. Natnael Tamarat
    Natnael Tamarat
    Před 10 dny

    I’m really seeing a Maserati mc20

  78. PAUL A
    PAUL A
    Před 10 dny

    Now that's a Lotus that can more than mix with the opposition. Id buy it based on looks alone. For 60k, is there anything more beautiful? I can't think of anything that comes close in that price bracket.

  79. salem djaroun
    salem djaroun
    Před 10 dny

    Emira means princess in arabic.

  80. Paddy Mc
    Paddy Mc
    Před 10 dny

    So, instead of buying the Ferrari Roma at £175k, buy the Lotus Emira £70 (With Options.) Then for the next decade spend the month of holidays you get each year driving across Continental Europe, darting between high end hotels filled with Hookers and Blow (Sex on coke is an ascendant experience that'll set you a new benchmark in pleasure) taking in the most beautiful roads. Any sense of smug superiority one might gain from owning a Ferrari as compared to this Lotus will, I assure you, pale in comparison to the joyous, decadent, primal, carnal debauchery you get to look forward to every single year for the next decade.

  81. Paddy Mc
    Paddy Mc
    Před 10 dny

    I bet Ferrari are happy they got the Roma to market before this was released/announced. As beautiful as the Roma is, £175k starts to look ridiculous up against this for £70k (added 10k for options.) I mean, you're saving £100k.

  82. Lorenz Wiedemar
    Lorenz Wiedemar
    Před 10 dny

    They sell it in the US =:-D ... LOL! But they got it wrong. Instead of increasing the room for shoulders, they should have increased the room in the belly and but area. Only a select few US Americans will sit confortably in this car

  83. Deadly Menace
    Deadly Menace
    Před 10 dny

    Perfect market positioning for ensuring a huge amount are sold. Downside... there will be huge amount sold... 🤔

  84. Princess Pedalizo Guevarra
    Princess Pedalizo Guevarra
    Před 11 dny


  85. mjwchapman
    Před 11 dny

    i want one too and i don't drive

  86. God Rebel
    God Rebel
    Před 11 dny

    Finally ! A Gorgeous design Masterpiece with the reasonable price Supercar. If you work harder, some day dream will come TRUE ! 😍

  87. Ali Al-Naimi
    Ali Al-Naimi
    Před 11 dny

    It also means princess in arabic

  88. Adam Cowen
    Adam Cowen
    Před 11 dny

    Well...that's pretty, cars good looking too

  89. Imad Islam
    Imad Islam
    Před 11 dny

    Just wait 5 years for it to depreciate £30k then it would be a bloody bargain

  90. Dave Lawrence
    Dave Lawrence
    Před 11 dny

    Wow Stunningly gorgeous about time too Lotus!!! 👌🏻👍🏻

  91. Lehel Zelenka
    Lehel Zelenka
    Před 11 dny

    This is only 100 Kg lighter than a C8 Corvette which has a V8 instead of a 4 pot AMG engine. Price is the same as a C8 then. Not really sure why would Mat be shocked that it doesn't cost twice as much. Even at this price, the Lotus faces tough competition!

  92. Anders Bjørnsen
    Anders Bjørnsen
    Před 11 dny

    I Wonder, will this leave room for an Elise too? This is way heavier and more powerful than an Elise..

  93. Mentuhotep II
    Mentuhotep II
    Před 12 dny

    Corvette C8 designers need go back to the drawing board!

  94. Scott Coleman
    Scott Coleman
    Před 12 dny


  95. SNK Corp.
    SNK Corp.
    Před 12 dny

    does the emira have a hanging or standing gas pedal?

    1. morningstar2k1
      Před 12 dny

      just like in the Evora. Hanging.

  96. Philipp Götten
    Philipp Götten
    Před 12 dny

    I love light Cars

  97. Lewis
    Před 12 dny

    This is my dream car. Forget Ferarri or Lambos, this is unbelievably sexy, holy christ

    1. jearl blah
      jearl blah
      Před 4 dny

      Also much more obtainable

  98. CryptoPimp
    Před 12 dny

    This is going to sell so well...great job lotus . This is how it's done!

  99. Michael Wall
    Michael Wall
    Před 12 dny

    Just put me refundable deposit down, get to see in the flesh here in France in September , do hope Matt has got hold of one before then would love an honest feedback. Only 250 LHD first Editions available so €90k+ as fully loaded and that's for the AMG engine one. If you want the V6 got to pay an extra €40000 Co2 tax on top of the list price

    1. M S
      M S
      Před 11 dny

      @Michael Wall Right....they will push everyone to electric cars and then realize $billions in tax revenue will go away. So they will just find a new way to tax you.

    2. Michael Wall
      Michael Wall
      Před 11 dny

      @M S Its "ONLY" €30000 this year. There was a yearly tax on cars over I think 193 Co2, mine was 194, which they stopped. They got a new one though, if your car weighs more than 1800Kgs you pay yearly. I do wonder how we are all going to be taxed when we are all made to drive electric cars ,when they won't be able to use the Co2 crap anymore

    3. M S
      M S
      Před 12 dny

      That extra tax is crazy.

  100. Daniel Lackas
    Daniel Lackas
    Před 12 dny

    Porsche is my favorite Car company but i would take this over a cayman anytime