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  1. I think it unlikely that there is an issue with your car (congratulations, by the way).

    One thing that Tour mode possesses that the other modes do not, is understeer detection and correction. I can well imagine it was this that was being triggered in the instance you describe. Over ownership of 3 separate V6 Exiges, I have explored the extent of Tour mode once, and having experienced its super-aggressive response in both the understeer detection/control and the lazy throttle response (that is also unique to this mode), it was enough for me never to use it again. Personally I found it very disconcerting.

  2. That's a shame, Mitch. if it's any consolation, the same thing happened to my V6 Cup when it was the same age. Can't comment on root cause as I added it to the job list for dealership to sort during the running-in service, but it sounds like you don't have the luxury of support from yours, which is a great shame.

  3. On 09/09/2021 at 13:06, TomE said:

    You'll probably see a few Emira on that section of road before the customer cars start being delivered - it was where the development Elises where taken.  Some of those Emira-in-Evora-bodywork mules have probably been there already.

    I'd be up for an Emira owners driving tour over that way and on into Italy...

    Far less glamourous, but I spotted a 'camouflaged' Emira out and about near Wellingborough of all places yesterday. In inverted commmas as the camouflage was emblazoned with large Emira logos not disimmilar to other manufacturer's development vehicles after a reveal. 

    No question it was a V6 version as it booted it down a dual carriageway.

  4. A number of people run 285mm width tyres with no additional parts (i.e. no plastic wheel arch spats) without issue. 

    I think the introduction of the spats was more to avoid any type-approval type issues with incremental increase in wheel width (up to 10") and the minor increase in exposed tyre than anything else.

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  5. Cant' say for sure, but you may be lucky enough to get away with just removing the the seats (for the A-frame)

    I'm very happy I asked for mine to be painted body colour in-build at the factory, the body coloured A-frame was a nice feature on the S2 Cups, so I was disappointed when they went black in the V6 Cup. 

    Personally I wouldn't go further than the A-frame. The roll hoop would definitely be a more involved removal job, and for little benefit, in my view.


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  6. It all helps I'm sure, but personally I don't think as a % difference you'll notice any performance change. 

    If it's your preference in terms of aesthetics then little harm in giving it a go, though it is worth noting Cup 2 Connect doesn't come in the size you mention. 

    There is a reason I've stuck to 265/35/18 rubber on the back of mine despite moving to 10" wheels, as my visual preference is the opposite of yours (love a chunky sidewall), and thankfully don't find it short on performance.

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