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  1. Quite reasonable for me living miles from anywhere but a bit much if you live in Norwich.
  2. Quite good on px on the car I checked but I really don't want to sell it yet πŸ˜‰
  3. Yes, I had noticed that as well, still very happy with my initial specification thankfully although the privacy glass will probably be deleted if it doesn't impact build date, whenever that is.
  4. Now I am longing for sound on the video 😎
  5. Very pleased with the renders of Magma red in the latest configurator, still longing to visit Hethel and see the real cars but for now it's a huge improvement. Looks superb in Californian sunshine 🌞
  6. Roll on the 24th, sadly we do not have the June line πŸ˜₯
  7. In a way I am pleased to be a little later in the order process, it will allow me the opportunity of seeing cars and perhaps driving one before delivery.
  8. After many years working in a DΓΌrr paintshop, I have seen some exceptionally bad paint, I hope that's not the case here πŸ˜‰ Yes, mine will be PPF'd.
  9. Well we should get it "this year", which sounds better than it did yesterday. Our order was slightly later in the list as our dealer didn't get back to us for a week, we paid the initial deposit on the 13th July and the 2nd in October. We still want to see the cars in the other FE colours although the red we have specified is unlikely to change. Hoping the process starts to accelerate once the holidays are over, still excited here 🀩
  10. I find normally that buffeting is worse in larger cars with a rear compartment, some say the Porsche 981 and 991 are susceptible, I never experienced it in ours or any other sports car so I am lucky. In our saloon car it can be bloody awful though πŸ˜–
  11. I have never been tall and age has taken a little more height away πŸ€” There may not be many benefits, apart from comfortable airline travel and luggage room behind my seat in our sportscars which is plentiful. As long as I don't need a cushion to see out the windows πŸ˜‰
  12. If there really are many cars in the six colours, hopefully we will not be kept in the dark for much longer.
  13. That would be a game changer if Magma is as DULL as Fire brown. 😝
  14. We think we are committed now, we have paid the second deposit and are happy with colours chosen, that does not mean we don't want a test drive, both V6 transmission options would be nice but we think the auto is probably not for us as already have PDK experience which while excellent likes to change up earlier than necessary, we would also love to see the fully painted production models to be 100% sure of our choices. The sound of the V6 is important, we cannot imagine an I4 sounding as sonorous which pretty much rules out the AMG lump, also the linear power delivery of the supercharged engine is more preferable over the turbo shove. We are currently set on Magma red, lower black, silver wheels, tan interior and black calipers so they do not detract from the wheels. If we want a black roof and A pillars we will add that later, currently we prefer the one colour. Until we can see all the options though, an element of doubt must still exist and we will be wasting time looking at forums and posts until we get that phone call to go and see the real cars.
  15. When it came to biting the bullet and paying the second configuration deposit, the heart won through and we chose the V6 manual FE. We are still going ahead with Magma Red so at least that has remained constant, the other half has a lot of coordinating red gear πŸ˜‰ so it's best to do as I am instructed. I can always change cars later if the joints ever complain too much about clutches and gears but our first Emira will be "old school".
  16. If I had chosen Seneca blue it would have been Ice grey but Magma red has my name on it, with tan interior. The latest painted shapes confirmed which colour I prefer. Look forward to the day we can see real cars in many options of paint and trim.
  17. Wow, that red really pops, so much better than the discs.
  18. Thanks everyone, a slight edit to make it more "murky", hopefully when production cars have been painted I can stop worrying. Still love it though 🀩
  19. Looks like we have decided on red, as my screen and eyes seem less capable these days, do any of our photoshop experts think is this render close to the true colour
  20. You are right, the Jag F-type soundtrack is ridiculous, my 981 is sometimes embarrassing in Sport mode and the AMG A45 too synthesised, hopefully Lotus won't go down the fake noise route.
  21. 🀣🀣🀣 Luckily we have no neighbours, but the dogs will wonder what is going on. I might put a mirror on the back wall to save making too much of an idiot of myself. 😎 The other half already knows I am mental πŸ₯΄
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