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  1. Thanks Bibs, That’s what I’m thinking re the ppf. Getting it done straight away takes any hassle out of it and as you say it will be as clean and tidy as can be. Certainly is the preferred option. I was looking at Daytona blue as well which will also look fantastic. But it was always going to be fire red 😍
  2. C8RKH and stephenwhyte. Your cars are stunning and the colour I really wanted.Also Arun_d’s Canyon red, all the pics of your cars are amazing. I’ve had a bit of a wobble the last few weeks as there’s a couple of fire red exiges for sale but I just don’t think the garages have done the best with the pics. I can’t blinking wait and yes gone for carbon front access, rear and wing. I Just love the look of the carbon but didn’t think I’d miss the extra grunt of the 420. If I get into tracking it then 10k should get me above 420 spec via komotec etc I think 🥴All I need to do now is get my ext
  3. I’m going to be joining the fire red team with a 390fe around beginning of June all being well. I’ve been trying to get insurance quotes but the FE additions aren’t available yet so just to get an idea I’ve said it’s a 410. Will they add the 390 at some point is it just because none have been supplied yet ? Im getting the car from Silverstone who have been great so far all over email or phone but I want to get it detailed and ppf done when it comes. Silverstone offer this but would I be better going elsewhere? cheers Matt
  4. I was told the same whilst discussing spec on my exige fe390. Never actually driven an exige and wanted to try an evora aswell. When I enquired about fe evora was told exactly the same. They were making 20 but not happening now🤷‍♂️
  5. It definitely is good news and a dealer has just confirmed this as well. He also confirmed the 390 is also OTR 64k 😁👍
  6. Does anyone know if the cost on the configurator for the 420 is correct ? keep seeing it reported at £79900. But on the site it say £82675 ?
  7. That really is beautiful @stephenwhyte you have helped confirm that mine will be fire red. It’s what I thought originally but that just looks mega. Now just to decide if going for the 420 will be worth the extra dollar for me. The need for ultimate speed isn’t that important to start with as mostly road driving but I’m interested in tracking the car later on. The main things I would miss are the wing and the front access panel which I both think look a real step up. I think I saw somewhere that there’s no chopping and changing so if I wanted to get these items elsewhere what sort of co
  8. So I’ve paid a deposit towards an FE today. When restrictions are lifted I’ll go and take a look and see which way to go. 390 looking favourite but 420 also tempting although not sure blowing 85k+ is going to be ok in my head. Man maths are sorted it’s just the thought of doing that much is the struggle. I was gutted to miss out on the 20th anniversary but never thought they would sell that quickly given the state of everything at the moment. So I thought I would get in touch with my nearest dealer to see what the crack was only to be told there are approximately 200 exige available in tot
  9. I have a kitchen showroom on the same trading estate as Dan at HPE in Bromsgrove. Hate driving past there every day and seeing the likes of Alias23 and mags stunning motors there from time to time but that’s another story. Check us out 😌👍Matthewjameskitchens.co.uk. We are an independent family business different from the sheds in that we are offering a service for people who don’t want any hassle and as little grief as possible and have no interest in sorting any of it out themselves. We offer a great service and cabinets and doors as good as anything out there, so if your local to us and th
  10. I had an Elise 111r which I had to squeeze through 1900mm wide doors (Elise width with mirrors is 1850) so it was tight 🥴 the garage is 2500 but position of the door meant I only had effectively 2300 . Was a squeeze but manageable😁 gonna nock the garage down to get wider doors so I can get an exige 410 in in the new year. Lots easier taking the roof of to get out.
  11. Thanks for all the replies folks. I’m very jealous of some of your garages. I guess I was just trying to ease my mind incase I do have to keep it outside, as and when I get it of course. my Elise was tightish which gives me hope if I go exige route. If I go evora route it will probably be tighter than mayevoras squeeze in, so I was thinking about some sort of push in system on sliding plates maybe on an electric winch 🤣🤷‍♂️ Guess the first thing to do is get the car first though. Thanks again Matt
  12. How’s it going folks hope your all well and covid hasn’t affected you all to much. Prior to the outbreak I was hoping to see myself in an evora or exige 410 later in the year. This has been put on hold for a while due to the covid situation but still v optimistic it will happen but maybe next year now. One of the considerations for the purchase was where to house the new toy. I had an Elise 111r which was fairly tight in the garage. I think I would have room for an exige but not much chance if I went the evora route. Would love to have a big double garage but would rather hav
  13. Cheers it will most probably be an Evora as love the thought of getting about with the whole family for a few years but I do fancy a track bash at some point so will get in an exige as well and you can’t beat an Elise for open top driving full stop 🤯🤯🤯😂 It will probably be September before I can do it though so will change my mind a gazillion times before then.
  14. Hi folks First of all would like to say bibs this is a brilliant site I love the passion from everyone for all things light. I guess rather predictably i got into it all with 007 and the underwater esprit which was awesome but I never really thought it was a realistic proposition to own a lotus until they brought out the Elise. It was and still is just a stunning motor. I managed to get my dirty hands on one from nick whale in 07. It was a black 06 s2 111r which I loved, reg number au06exg if any one owns it on here now would be great to see a pic? One of the highlights of ownin
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