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Lotus Esprit Turbo road test, Autocar, 20 April 1988

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Illustration for article titled Lotus Esprit Turbo road test, Autocar, 20 April 1988
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Illustration for article titled Lotus Esprit Turbo road test, Autocar, 20 April 1988
Illustration for article titled Lotus Esprit Turbo road test, Autocar, 20 April 1988
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Illustration for article titled Lotus Esprit Turbo road test, Autocar, 20 April 1988
Illustration for article titled Lotus Esprit Turbo road test, Autocar, 20 April 1988
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Tonight we return to posterchild mid-engined supercar territory, while having the smallest engine featured here so far: a tiny little 2.2-litre turbo-four. It's hard to believe that was in the supercar league back then, especially if you take into account it had 215 hp. Anyway, remember: it's all about the power-to-weight ratio.

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