James Bond's Lotus Esprit reimagined as Evora Sport 410

If you've seen "The Spy Who Loved Me," you should recognize this Evora.

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The Lotus Evora 410 is already the fastest Lotus ever, and now it's making a nostalgia play with a little help from Bond... James Bond.

With a little help from Lotus' in-house personalization department, the automaker built an Evora Sport 410 to honor the Esprit S1, otherwise known as James Bond's car of choice in "The Spy Who Loved Me."

I feel like I'd have to wear a suit every time I took it for a spin.

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This customized Evora Sport 410 isn't amphibious, but did you really expect it to be? Clad in white paint, this Evora sports an old-school Lotus badge on the B-pillar, a black waist line and a white tailgate that helps create the illusion of a liftback-style vehicle.

My personal favorite part of this Evora is inside. Parts of both the seats and door panels are covered in a tartan-style fabric with red stitching on the dashboard and center console. Slap some plaid in a car, and you've won me over for life.

Underneath the skin, the Evora Sport 410 is unchanged. It still packs the same 3.5-liter, supercharged V6 as before, with output set at 410 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.

We took the slightly less powerful Evora 400 for a spin earlier this year, and the little mid-engine sports car earned our respect with its appeal to the hardcore enthusiast in us all.

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