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Lotus has officially announced that its new Evora sports car will be priced from $73,500 – plus a hefty $1,175 shipping cost. The car will go on sale in the first quarter of 2010, and is currently touring the entire Lotus U.S.A. dealership network.
Options include items like a $1,990 Premium Package that includes a more extensive leather interior and lets the owner choose the leather color. There’s also a Sport Package for $1,275 that includes a new diffuser, titanium exhaust tips, black brake calipers and cross-drilled rotors as well as a Sports Mode with more aggressive throttle response, a higher RPM limit and a more limited level of interference by the traction and stability control programs. For $2,995, there’s a technology package with an upgraded audio system, a 7-inch LCD screen with navigation, all the iPod and USB connectivity you could want, as well as reverse parking sensors and steering wheel mounted cruise control. And for $1,500 owners can opt for a close ratio six-speed manual transmission.
The Evora is a 2+2 seater that is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 276-hp, allowing it to hit 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. It also gets over 30 miles per gallon on the highway.
GALLERY: 2010 Lotus Evora
See after the jump for a full list of vehicle specifications and options: