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  1. Have used your words to convince the wife that we're better off holding on to my Evora for a while
  2. Yes, that's what concerns me. Luckily i'm not desperate to sell, so if I have to wait it's not the end of the world (who could mind having an Evora in the garage...). Having been watching the used lotus market on and off for a while, I've been amazed by how prices have held - sadly with all that's going on in the economy generally, I wouldn't be surprised to see demand/prices falling.
  3. OK, so after 4+ years I've decided I'm definitely going to sell the Evora. Very difficult decision as every time I drive it I fall in love with it, but I'm just not driving it enough. I had considered chopping it in for an Elise, but Elise prices seem to be very strong now, so might go without for a while. Anybody had any recent experience of the market for an Evora S IPS 2012 MY (27k miles)?
  4. Thanks very much, will look into those two.
  5. Can anybody recommend somebody in Kent to give my Evora S a bit of TLC - removing fine scratches etc?
  6. Finally had chance to get ARB bushes and noisy brakes sorted on the Evora. After picking it up early this morning, driving it in the sun through the lovely lanes of Kent, I fell in love with it all over again, bloody amazing car.
  7. I've had his book on my shelf for ages, and sadly it's taken his passing to make me read it. I'm 100 pages in and it's wonderful. He tells a wonderfully exciting story (and he hasn't even gone to war yet), while remaining incredibly humble.
  8. Looked great. Considered taking my Evora but decided not to risk it due to the bumpy tracks through the Hop Farm, hope you managed not to ground it out!
  9. The Met Office had better be wrong, as i'll be a cricket.
  10. Definite wave from me to other afflicted owners, usually get one back.
  11. I wish TVR all the best, I loved the 1992-2005 cars but the new car doesn't do anything for me visually. I'm sure there is some overlap in the market, but not sure it's as big as you'd think.
  12. Yes, March this year. Thankfully the claim isn't a problem as they were insured and have admitted liability. The problem is that despite that, my renewal with Admiral, and alternative quotes from other insurers have all gone way up....
  13. My wife had an accident in March and despite the other driver admitting fault and having protected NCB our renewal has rocketed, and getting quotes from other insurers is a flipping nightmare because the claim is not technically settled yet....
  14. I have always thought I wouldn't be able to cope without a stereo, but since the stereo in my daily shed Golf stopped working (repairing it would cost more than the car is worth) I've actually not missed it as much as I thought, and quite enjoy spending a quiet journey alone with my thoughts. I imagine it would be even easier with a nice V6 soundtrack added!
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