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I was going to post similar, but then he's mentioned previously that it's a Norfolk product.  Still made me laugh though :P

Nothing wrong with a "blue rinse" @C8RKH, as we used to say in boats...

I'm going with an M100.

If it's purple, it's a tradition amongst my friends that it get's called "Helmet"... but that's just how we roll... 

 

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I was going to post similar, but then he's mentioned previously that it's a Norfolk product.

Norfolk? I reckon it is one of these then...

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I tempted fate...now my Esprit V8 IS in bits...(sob)

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Lol - I can confirm its not from Sunderland or the land of the rising sun. You'll all be disapointed when you see it. But as a toy it is gonna be a lot of fun with no goodies, comforts or power steering. I think they used a quilted kleenex sheet for the seat cushioning. Certainly felt that way. Pics tomorrow. Not even wifey has seen a picture of it yet - in fact she has never even seen one before full stop. 

 

Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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Oh bloody hell yes @Bibs. I'd love one of those. Something similar to that is a possibility next year....

Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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Nope. It suits my chaotic nature and besides, it drives people with OCD nuts!   hahaha...

Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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Great to hear the frog is back croaking well and all good to go John. I might make it tomorrow, but then I might not. I hope so. Wifey is away for the weekend so no excuses there, just got a lot of work on right now.

If I do go, I might bring out Sylvia and sneak on to the back of the group run. There could then be 2 VX220's on the run I think. I know they're Vauxhall Badged and engined but to all intents and purposes it's a close Elise cousin. To be honest, the price difference between a 2001 VX220 and a S2 Elise at 2001 is quite significant though I for one am not complaining. I got a bloody bargain for the performance and drive on offer. It just feels perfect in that cabin with the roof off and windows up. I'm sure the M100 feels better though...

 

Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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Very nice sir! I think that you see even less VX220s on the road than you do any Lotus in my experience, although there was one at Swindon station this summer, had a nice chat with the owner who was gutted that I wasn't in my Esprit!

I tempted fate...now my Esprit V8 IS in bits...(sob)

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I guess I just need an Esprit NA of some sort and then my collection will be complete of 2 seaters!  Better not mention that the wife right now as even by growing a humongous pair I'd still not survive that purchase, just now... ;)

 

Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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I am real lucky in that respect, if I have the money and the house is kept good, then I get too play. Mind you I do keep Wendy happy in that I sometimes put them in her name. Currently she is proud owner of her Little Bluey and a motor home. The motor home, well that's another story which I might tell you for a laugh sometime.

As for an S3, cant wait to get another, but would need an LHD but I sure as hell miss the Yellow Peril and will never get another like her.

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Not my first choice of colour I have to admit, but then beggars cannot be choosers and when I'm driving the arse of the thing - which is the reason why i bought it - I don't really notice the colour.  I bought on provenance, history, condition and finally price. Colour was not a main condition at all and if she vecomes a keeper, well, I can always do a colour change.  After a weekend of hard driving, I was reminded though how well a good metallic silver hides the dirt and stuff though.

The car seems to be as much, if not more I have to say, a hit with kids than the Evora. Loads of comments yesterday from kids I came across - must be a combination of the Larini exhaust noise and the roof off.

The one thing it has done is to make me think long and hard about the Evora Roadster.  I think if I ever was to get a newer Evora now it would have to be a roadster. An S, or a 400, is just not special enough over what is currently my ideal and much loved Evora S1 to justify the considerable extra expenditure. However, a 400 or 410 Roadster would be very special indeed. My eyes are now also firmly opened to the prospect of an Elise 250/260Cup, an Exige V6 Roadster, or a 350/360 Cup. Basically, as long as the roof comes off....  lol.

Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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Lights?   Ooooh please, tell me more!  Thought they were bog standard.... hahaha

Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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