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    Metallic Blue Exige V6S Coupe
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  1. Kalli

    TLF Trackday?

    Well look here - I leave these forums for a few months, and the whole lot of you decend into chaos. I also see a number of active contributors 'nuked' in the forum status/rank, because of their opinions - which underpin the whole purpose of community forums. Otherwise we might as well just have a news section to post in with comments turned off. So I have a solution - a simple question. To which I say, what would Jesus do? *puts on a deep american voice* When love is the way, the earth will be a sanctuary. When love is the way, we will lay down our marques and 0-60s, dow
  2. Hey all, So i'm still trying to flog my Evora NA Forged Alloys - I sold the car over two and a half years ago, so would really love to see them with a new owner! Theyre up in the classifieds, but thought i'd just shine a little light on them in here. Just dropped the price to 900. Tom
  3. Just a heads up that my Exige car cover is now up for grabs, if anyone was thinking of grabbing one.
  4. Correct indeed. Metallic Blue (2015-2016). It was replaced the next year with a new Metallic Blue (2016-onwards) from the Sport 350 (much brighter and bluer). The one we have is actually rather nice, as you get the best of both black and blue. The deep gloss of black, but then the hint of blue as the sun hits.
  5. Kalli

    Evora GT430

    So i'm keeping my eyes peeled here. My 50/50 is due soon, and i'm assuming I'm going to be incredibly successful over the next two years - so may need to find a new Lotus..
  6. So when I got my Exige, I was under the impression it was nightfall blue. Coupled with an oyster interior, I was in love with the thought. I bought it in November 2015 from new, without ever seeing it in clear daylight. To my dismay, it wasn't Nightfall - it was a very limited run of a 'Metallic Blue' - except that you can't even tell it's blue unless its parked up next to a true black car. Cue the endless jokes from friends and family alike, referring to it as 'Bullshit Blue'. Regardless, I keep having moments where i'm truly glad of the mistake. Yesterday was once such day:
  7. New owner - that was up for sale recently I think?
  8. Personally, i'd avoid it. It's very easy to flake off the silver PAINT on the lotus decals. Been there, done that.
  9. See, this is why i'll never anything more than a ricer. I thought it was a cf dashboard.
  10. Agree with Joe above. I saw your bump on my last thread. Somewhat redundant, as that was a 2010 Evora, compared to a 2017 Evora 400. Whilst the engine and gearbox is the same, a number of other parts have changed. The noise you are referring to is a characteristic of the car. From memory (and I could VERY WELL be wrong here), the problem that the Evora (and V6 Exige) have is that the engine wasn't designed to be transversally mounted, and as such, has quirks (greatly simplified explanation). You'll find that all Evoras and Exiges make a range of different transmission noises which for th
  11. Kalli

    Evora Sport 410

    It might be worth mentioning though that none of the reviewers picked up on the fake carbon. Testament to Lotus' plastic prowess perhaps?!
  12. Kalli

    Evora Sport 410

    I'm happy to sing from the Lotus Praise hymnbook most of the time. What they produce is absolutely fantastic, and I rarely have any gripes. But one thing they ALWAYS seem to slip up on is their presentation skills. We have a fantastic handling, fantastic looks (shape wise, etc), fantastic heritage, and lets be honest - cars punching well above their (price-point) weight. Everything in that regard is great - but their presentation skills suck. Their leather is appallingly bad quality (my Exige v6 leather has what can only be described as stretch marks all over - replaced numerous tim
  13. Kalli

    Evora Sport 410

    Correct me if i'm wrong (and I may very well be!), but didn't Lotus make the Exige Cup (or 360) without a head unit, but never bothered to remove the speakers? I don't fully believe their light weight laboratory malarky! If I were spending 89k on a car, and I had all that CF bling - i'd EXPECT it to be consistent across the car, and not have a random splash of fake carbon fibre.
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