Coming to Australia I kept thinking I’d forgotten something. On the plane, I couldn’t put my finger on it. It wasn’t until I got here to the track [Sydney Motorsport Park], that I realised I didn’t need my helmet and leathers anymore.
It may look like a toy, but the pint-sized soft-topped pocket rocket that is the 2017 Lotus Elise Sprint 220 is a light, nimble and wickedly quick play thing that pushes out 160kW of power and 250Nm of torque from its 1.8-litre supercharged Toyota power plant.
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