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    Jim
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    1998 S1 Elise (gone) 1993 S4 Esprit (gone) 2004 S2 Elise 111S (gone) 95 M100 Elan S2 (gone) 2014 Evora S IPS Sports Racer
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  1. https://www.thelotusforums.com/forums/topic/113379-windscreen-sun-shade/ Cheaper options are available...... 😉
  2. Remember to add import duty and VAT to anything bought from outside of the UK now that we've Brexited..... https://www.gov.uk/goods-sent-from-abroad/tax-and-duty
  3. https://www.carmagazine.co.uk/car-news/industry-news/lotus/global-expansion/ "On the new sports car, Type 131, ‘not a lot’ is shared with other group models: some switches, column stalks, some of the base electric architecture, ‘high-investment, low impact stuff,’ says Windle. Power comes from the Toyota V6 known from the Exige and Evora, and a 'high-output, lower-capacity engine, where we're partnering with a very famous engine manufacturer. "
  4. and again here today :- https://www.carmagazine.co.uk/car-news/industry-news/lotus/global-expansion/
  5. Maybe it’s an age/head unit thing? On the old Alpine W920R you have to get maps from naviextras.com at around £90 per annum..... I believe you may get 1 or maybe 3 years free at first use and registration with Alpine when new....
  6. Further to the posts above I've just changed my factory-fit Alpine iNE-W920R head unit for an Alpine iLX-702D too - more modern unit, bigger screen, Apple Carplay, no crappy maps to pay for and update. In my 2014 S Sports Racer, the camera (which I assume is factory-fit too) presents behind the head unit as a single, yellow RCA feed! There's then an adapter that converts this to an Alpine plug to the head unit, and a single green wire from the adapter that connects to a bespoke loom connector (speed sensor - nothing to do with the camera - I just scotchlok'ed that connection along with th
  7. Just to add to the confusion/solutions here, I've just changed my factory-fit Alpine iNE-W920R head unit for an Alpine iLX-702D - more modern unit, bigger screen, Apple Carplay, no crappy maps to pay for and update. In my 2014 S Sports Racer, the camera (which I assume is factory-fit too) presents behind the head unit as a single, yellow RCA feed! There's then an adapter that converts this to an Alpine plug to the head unit, and a single green wire from the adapter that connects to a bespoke loom connector (speed sensor - nothing to do with the camera - I just scotchlok'ed that connection
  8. One IPS advantage - 2014 S IPS just sneaks into Band K at £340pa..... 😀
  9. Aha - that's painted black on mine..... I would imagine they'll be able to cut in black/grey for you.....
  10. From the rear shot that grey/green mule looks like it was originally yellow too....
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