Model: Lotus Esprit Turbo
Release: Kyosho Lotus Minicar Series
Ebay link: Kyosho Lotus Esprit
Why I am featuring it: I’ve always had some affection for the Lotus Esprit. It would probably be in my top 5 childhood favorite cars list. As I think of the other cars that would be on the list I come up with the Lamborghini Countach, Porsche 959, Jaguar XJ220 and the Ferrari Testarossa. There are others that I liked too but those were the first to come to mind. Out of those 5 cars I think the Lotus is the best looking. It’s angular look is why thought the car was so cool when I was young.
As with all my childhood favorite cars, I am still fond of them today.
In my opinion, this Kyosho is the best Lotus Esprit you can get in 1/64. It is a model of the Esprit Turbo which was the most aggressive looking iteration of the Esprit. Kyosho made it in 6 different colors (orange, white, black, red, blue, and silver). I have this one and another in red. As far as I am concerned this one in silver is the one to get.