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Hello, can somebody close help/confirm this potentional baby :)
SCCDC08254HA10613 - i ve decoded all, but need sure about  serial number 10613, they says that is limited FE - 1st of last 16 V8 Esprits ever made.  Its true?

many thx.

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Car is on way by ship to the new home, so during this time i m trying to find some history of this car. Its 8th car of 2004 Final Edition Run.

What i know:
- is full US spec
- bought in Dubai
- to Dubai came from Syria
- 800 miles on the clock

Esprit community is huge, mby somebody help dig some info :)

By google i ve found many pics with final yellow esprit and there is same looking car. Most of them r form US. Could be this one?

v8001.jpg

v8002.jpg

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Hello Sky

This is another Final Edition that one of the forum members on here sold on to Germany last year, if it helps:

JoFE.jpg.386c371f993d93e41835a8b6346954f

Notice the "e" crest on the fuel filler flap. Not sure if that was common to all of them.

More here on the final production run with a lot more detail: http://www.lotusespritworld.com/EModels/V8US.html

Engine badge:

Engine_Plaque.jpg.c9d55fa343c9c4ddd1bc72

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Thx, i know LEW,  got hint that this never been in US and went directly somewhere, for this i must wait for factory certificate. :)

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20 hours ago, swindon_alan said:

Notice the "e" crest on the fuel filler flap. Not sure if that was common to all of them.

I have been musing over that "e" logo and I have just realised what it is:

"Lotus Cars were awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise for contribution to International Trade, one of 85 companies receiving the recognition in that category in 2002. Lotus cars wore the badge of the award for a number of years"

95616_Queens-Award_234x353.png.093d1edb0

Something I didn't know before!

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OK car is home, but hold by customs, it come only with invoice and thats its not enough. Can somebody pls scan for me COC for Esprit V8 for EU?

I ve contacted factory, but no answer yet.

Thx.

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I may have a copy for mine at home, I'll check tonight.

But this may not be useful because the CoC is for each individual car and gives the VIN. Is this the Esprit from Topline Motors in Dubai? If yes I looked at it too but as it was a federal US model I thought there would be issues with importing into Europe.

Lotus issued mine very quick when I asked, I think it was Brian Hope who is responsable?

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Yes from Dubai. Only issue is that they need to see COC of same car model.

I still dont ve answer form factory. :(

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Edited by sky_cz

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Bibs, cert from Andy i ve on the way, but i think its not COC, its Certificate Of Ownersip + production info.

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has 04FE sticker "esprit V8" on the 3/4 rear window? on the LEW r pics to small to see something.

"e" award sticker, where to get? pn?

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It is Brian Hope you need to contact. He is the principal homologation engineer at Lotus.

I am sure the issue is the legal question of issuing a European Certificate of Conformity for your Federal spec car.

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55 minutes ago, redshift said:

It is Brian Hope you need to contact. He is the principal homologation engineer at Lotus.

I am sure the issue is the legal question of issuing a European Certificate of Conformity for your Federal spec car.

thx

 

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