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Someone tell the guy in the red shirt he needs to drop 40lbs before he is even allowed to fantasize about driving that car.
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Someone tell the guy in the red shirt he needs to drop 40lbs before he is even allowed to fantasize about driving that car.
Both he AND the car need to loose 40 lbs., maybe they could do it together? Of course, for the car it's a matter of 16 lugs and a rubbish bin. He may have a bit harder time.

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Bedfords Done?

So Cory, Bedford isn't a Lotus dealer anymore?
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Him and the guy behind him are the salesmen. Test drives must be a BEEEOTCH!

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Put a semi naked woman in the booth with the car, and viola!!!
its a great booth!!!!
WTF is with the fat guy?
scantily clad women can sell anything..............marketing 101

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The little girl in pink has a huge yawn happening. Not as interested as the guy in brown shirt perched on the stool. Looks like somebody made him be there. Red shirt guy isn't going to fit anytime soon, but hasn't admitted it to himself yet.

The display leaves a little to be desired. Where are the booth girls? Where is the booth?
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someone "liberate" that sign for me.

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Give the guy a break. At least he is there. Only 4 days in the Lotus business...I say he is doing fine.

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Cleveland has an auto show? LOL

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Thats why I made it a point to mention that...Im just saying as a display for lotus in general it sucks to have such a small area and not a big display to bring people in....only booth that was smaller was for the Smart car...

There is every possibilty that on that short of notice that it was all they had and it was all they could prepare for. Having done trade shows, it takes advance planning and the people that host them are usually a pain in the arss.

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Actually - I think this is better then the "Bedford" display last year -

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If it's any consolation, the Lotus booth at the Toronto Auto Show was fairly lame as well. 2 x '07 Elises and 1 x '07 Exige S.
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Cleveland has an auto show? LOL
AND a rock & roll hall of fame.

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Someone tell the guy in the red shirt he needs to drop 40lbs before he is even allowed to fantasize about driving that car.

Umm.......... Wrong.

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Don't make fun of the Cleveland Lotus booth please . Cincinnati auto show didn't even have the worst crappy booth - closest dealer is MAG in Columbus, OH about 100 miles away. Any sort of Lotus display, even a crappy one, would have been a big crowd pleaser IMO

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Don't make fun of the Cleveland Lotus booth please . Cincinnati auto show didn't even have the worst crappy booth - closest dealer is MAG in Columbus, OH about 100 miles away. Any sort of Lotus display, even a crappy one, would have been a big crowd pleaser IMO
Yeah.... I'd give them an "A" for effort also. How many cars shows in the whole US have had a Lotus in them ?? .........huh...... anyone ?? Bueller ??

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you're right about the workers at shows being a big PIA.
typical the world over.
try one in phila......
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Don't make fun of the Cleveland Lotus booth please . Cincinnati auto show didn't even have the worst crappy booth - closest dealer is MAG in Columbus, OH about 100 miles away. Any sort of Lotus display, even a crappy one, would have been a big crowd pleaser IMO


CINCINNATI has one, too???

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