I received my provenance from Andy last week. Very prompt and courteous service I might add.
The VIN supplied for your Lotus Evora was SCCLMDVN0HHA11043 which can be broken down into
the manufacturer identifier code (SCC=UK manufacturer, Lotus Cars Ltd.), the brand (L=Lotus), the
model (MD=Evora), the engine type (V=2GR supercharged and charge-cooled - 400), the restraint
system (N=dual front air bags and side air bags + front and rear 3 point seat belts), the check digit
(0), the model year (H=2017), the assembly plant (H=Hethel, UK), the market specification (A=LHD
for USA), the transmission type (1=manual transmission) and the serial number (1043). The serial
number sequence is shared with all Lotus models worldwide. The original engine number was 2GR
K348765 which can be broken down into the engine type (2GR=2GR-FE 3.5 litre V6) and the serial
number (K348765). The gearbox number was GB4648.
The original body colour was metallic grey (Lotus paint code C185). The interior was trimmed with
standard black leather with black stitching. Factory optional extras were; cruise control, metallic paint
and subwoofer. The car was signed from production on the 24th May 2017. The car was imported
into the US by Lotus Cars USA, Inc. who would retain any further history. Their records show the
selling dealer was Park Place Limited in Bellevue, WA and the car was sold to a customer in
Redmond, WA in October 2017.
The Evora 400 was launched as a 2017 model year to the USA and Canada with the first car leaving
production in August 2016. The 2017 model year for the USA consisted of; 173 with manual
transmission, 144 with automatic transmission and 11 Sport 410. The following is based on serial
number sequence and data available to date for the 2017 Evora 400 with manual transmission for
the US market only;
Your car is the 150th out of 173 cars,
Your car is the 18th out of 20 cars in metallic grey (or the 6th out of 7 in all grey without black pack),
Your car is the 1st out of 2 cars in all metallic grey with standard black leather (both cars had the
Metallic grey was the 5th most popular colour out of the 17 different colours used on the 2017 model
year Evora 400 in total for the US market.
Who has the other twin metallic grey / black leather with Subwoofer and cruise?