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  1. It looks like the power of your car is following the general markets inflation !
  2. Yes and no, yes these are only visual changes, but it will carry a premium ... you can replicate, does not mean this edition is worth the same as standard, or the standard modified would be the same as the special edition, and yes people sometime pay extra for nothing more, even sometime just for some gold painted wheels and a track layout embroidered on a seat, LF1 editions ... These are the only special editions ever based on the V6 cup in all forms (360 cup being just a mix with the 350 stuff) , so yes it should still be at the top I suppose.
  3. That brake light switch is 20 quid on eliseparts, not sure why it is so expensive on seriouslylotus, it was not this much when I bought one 2 years ago, I think ..
  4. Sytner in warwick indeed, around the corner for me, I could be wrong by the way, but it caught my eye as it is vaguely similar to my car visually, I could confirm tonight as I will drive around the shop again !!
  5. I think I have seen it yesterday, I saw a pewter grey CUP like car in the sytner showroom, and I can not see any for sale in their current online catalogue, so might be yours.
  6. Yes, I only just saw the last posts, everything turning into an Emira topic anyway. And Bibs, believe what you want.
  7. I hardly see where a Cup version would be much better, not much you can do for the weight, exept expensive carbon parts ... Engine wise, well Lotus stopped at 430 with the v6 in its current form, the 4 pot go get more maybe, but 500, that is a big step ... it will be sharper ok, but they won't have the budget Porsche has for a gt4 or gt3 version ...
  8. I am sure there is, only telling you to avoid one of them 😄 you might find more answers from the V6 group on facebook, many people tried a few different batteries there
  9. So I had thesame question 2 years ago, at the time I went for the antigravity, which was the one sold by the SSC partner. I would not recommend them, the one they recommended was probably too small, 420 amp I think, and then the ghost drain was crazy, the batery could not hold the charge for more than 2 days without bring unplugged. I am more annoyed by the service than the battery, what they promised when selling the battery was just not there, and I had nothing from their service after one year, when the battery would not hold the power for more than a day.... oh yes, and at that point they told me to buy the expensive Ctek charger because the one they sold me a year before was not powerful enough on the initial charging ? what ? at my cost ? Anyway, I guess the minimum required would be 600 ? I have the liteblox now, it is just reall good, and the fact that you can control it from your plhone is really good. These are the ones I have tried.
  10. Interesting, who is doing the job ?
  11. chumaxa

    Nissan GTR

    Of course most of the people here will praise for the Lotus, we are here generaly for the same reasons. At the end of the day they such different cars, diffferent end of the spectrum, it should not be too hard to decide, just depends on what makes you connect more to a car, the use of it you want, the GTR is an engineering masterpiece, but where you sit a bit more as a spectator, but if this is what you are looking for, it is fine. I do not really get the comment about the money, because a 40k GTR will give you almost as much compare to a 80k GTR ? Same as the Exige market I believe. But if there is one point where there is no discussion, it is the maintening cost, I know people with GTRs, they are just way more expensive to maintain, and if they go wrong, it starts to get exponential, again this is not really a reason not to buy one, just a factor.
  12. Mine has some mod yes, but you must be talking about the one which had loads of mods and got sold for 52k ? ...
  13. I use mine mainly for the b road stuff, the 2 ways can do more than enough there, when you change the bump setting to the sofest setting, it is very soft ... but yes, a v6 cup should give you more drama in these conditions compare to a gt4 which would be very composed. Is that the car with the komotec kit ? And yes they should go up, they have sticking around the same price for a while, and the next Lotus probably won't be such a raw car, so the cup stuff is a good investment (and anyway, more enjoyable to drive than a standard v6)
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