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I just received my Certificate and cover letter-here are the particulars...
The original body colour was Ardent Red, Lotus paint code B94. The interior was trimmed with magnolia leather. Optional extras were: hard top, limited slip differential, sport pack and touring pack. The car also had Star shield, which was a distributor option, installed by LCU at the port in the US. The car left the production line on the 19th October 2005. The car was imported into the USA by Lotus Cars USA Inc. who would retain any further history. They have informed me that the selling dealer was Imports of Scottsdale, Arizona who sold the car to a customer in Phoenix.
The following is based on the 2006 model year USA market Elise only. The 1st retailed serial
number was 0005 (August 2005) and the last serial number was 3027 (July 2006), but the
serial number sequence is shared with all Lotus models worldwide, so for clarification the
following is based on serial number sequence for the USA market 2006 model year Elise only:
Your car was the 447th out of 1079 cars,
Your car was the 35th out of 87 cars in Ardent Red,
Your car was the 3rd out of 7 cars in Ardent Red with magnolia leather,
Your car was the only 1 with the same colour/trim/options as listed above (your car is the only
Ardent Red with magnolia leather to have limited slip differential).

Cool!

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Update includes 2006 Elise - 87 cars in Ardent Red / 7 Magnolia -

2005 U.S. Production: 3,321

3321 Elise
475 Ardent Red - 181 Biscuit Leather
302 Chrome Orange - 244 Black Leather
110 Nightfall Blue (6th rarest color out of 16 available colors) - 50 Biscuit Leather
>475 Saffron Yellow
219 Starlight Black - 110 Black Leather
151 Graphite Grey - 11 Half Black Leather

2006 U.S. Production: 1,417

1079 Elise
87 Ardent Red - 7 Magnolia Leather

Not included in the Elise total of 1079 are 3 Preproduction Cars-
1 Nightfall Blue Metallic
1 Orange
1 Silver

50 Elise Sport Included with the 1,079 Elise's above -
50 Saffron Yellow / Storm Titanium Stripes

35 Polar Blue - 20 Black Leather
25 Racing Green Metallic - 3 Magnolia Leather
58 Racing Green Mono
114 Solar Yellow Metallic - 15 Black Cloth

338 Exige (some believe its 271)
2 Magnetic Blue

2007 U.S. Production: 735

294 Elise -
45 Chrome Orange - 41 Black Leather

47 Elise Type 72D Included with the 294 Elise's above -
Starlight Black / Gold Pin-striping
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

441 Exige S
69 Phantom Black - 67 Black Leather
70 Storm Titanium - 70 Black Leather

2008 U.S. Production: 425

77 Elise

46 Elise California Edition - Included with 77 Elise's above -
-Ardent Red
-Saffron Yellow
More Research Needed

167 Elise SC
3 Isotope Green
4 Persian Blue - 3 Black, 1 Biscuit Leather

39 Elise SC 60th Anniversary- Included with 167 Elise SC's above -
- British Racing Green / Saffron Yellow Stripes
- Phantom Black / Arctic Silver Stripes
- Saffron Yellow / Phantom Black Stripes
- Storm Titanium / Canyon Red Stripes
4 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

164 Exige S240 -
10 Isotope Green

17 Exige Club Racer
Does not include 3 Canadian Cars.

2009 U.S. Production: 146

60 Elise

33 Purist Edition - included with the 60 Elise's posted above -
- Ardent Red
- Monaco White
- Saffron Yellow
6 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

46 Elise SC

15 Elise SC Jim Clark Type 25 included in the 46 Elise SC's posted above -
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

14 Exige S240
4 Phantom Black - None with Magnolia Leather
1 Starlight Black - Magnolia Leather

26 Exige S260 Sport
4 Ardent Red
2 Aspen White
2 Burnt Orange
1 Canyon Red
4 Chrome Orange
2 Graphite Grey
1 Ice White
1 Kawasaki Green
1 Laser Blue
1 Liquid Blue
2 Phantom Black
2 Solar Yellow Metallic
3 Storm Titanium
1 Canadian Car Not Counted in above Total-
Isotope Green

2010 U.S. Production: 95

( ) Elise

( ) Elise SC

( ) Exige S240

27 Exige S260 Sport
8 Ardent Red
3 Aspen White
1 Canyon Red
7 Carbon Grey
1 Chrome Orange
8 Phantom Black
2 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
1 Aspen White
1 Sky Blue
1 Canadian Car Not Counted in above Total and unidentified color.

2011 U.S. Production: 186

77 Elise R
5 Canyon Red
7 Persian Blue - 4 Black Leather

37 Elise SC

2 Elise SC RGB (Roger Becker Edition)

12 Elise SC Final Edition
3 Ardent Red
4 Aspen White
3 Carbon Gray
2 Chrome Orange
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
2 Aspen White
1 Chrome Orange

26 Exige S260 Final Edition
2 Arctic Silver
5 Ardent Red
4 Aspen White
2 Carbon Grey
3 Chrome Orange
1 Ice White
2 Isotope Green
1 Quartz Silver
4 Phantom Black
1 Starlight Black
1 Storm Titanium
6 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
1 Ardent Red - Unnumbered
1 Carbon Grey
1 Ice White
1 Isotope Green
1 Laser Blue - Unnumbered
1 Starlight Black


22 Exige S260 Matte Black Final Edition
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-

3 Exige S260 Sport
1 Aspen White
1 Carbon Grey
1 Phantom Black

7 Exige S RGB (Roger Becker Edition)
- Aspen White
- Carbon Grey
- Solar Yellow
1 Starlight Black
5 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
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I just received my Certificate and cover letter-here are the particulars...
The original body colour was Ardent Red, Lotus paint code B94. The interior was trimmed with magnolia leather. Optional extras were: hard top, limited slip differential, sport pack and touring pack. The car also had Star shield, which was a distributor option, installed by LCU at the port in the US. The car left the production line on the 19th October 2005. The car was imported into the USA by Lotus Cars USA Inc. who would retain any further history. They have informed me that the selling dealer was Imports of Scottsdale, Arizona who sold the car to a customer in Phoenix.
The following is based on the 2006 model year USA market Elise only. The 1st retailed serial
number was 0005 (August 2005) and the last serial number was 3027 (July 2006), but the
serial number sequence is shared with all Lotus models worldwide, so for clarification the
following is based on serial number sequence for the USA market 2006 model year Elise only:
Your car was the 447th out of 1079 cars,
Your car was the 35th out of 87 cars in Ardent Red,
Your car was the 3rd out of 7 cars in Ardent Red with magnolia leather,
Your car was the only 1 with the same colour/trim/options as listed above (your car is the only
Ardent Red with magnolia leather to have limited slip differential).

Cool!
Yes, very cool and I have included your color combination numbers in this thread. Thank you for sharing.

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I just received my Certificate and cover letter-here are the particulars...
The original body colour was Ardent Red, Lotus paint code B94. The interior was trimmed with magnolia leather. Optional extras were: hard top, limited slip differential, sport pack and touring pack. The car also had Star shield, which was a distributor option, installed by LCU at the port in the US. The car left the production line on the 19th October 2005. The car was imported into the USA by Lotus Cars USA Inc. who would retain any further history. They have informed me that the selling dealer was Imports of Scottsdale, Arizona who sold the car to a customer in Phoenix.
The following is based on the 2006 model year USA market Elise only. The 1st retailed serial
number was 0005 (August 2005) and the last serial number was 3027 (July 2006), but the
serial number sequence is shared with all Lotus models worldwide, so for clarification the
following is based on serial number sequence for the USA market 2006 model year Elise only:
Your car was the 447th out of 1079 cars,
Your car was the 35th out of 87 cars in Ardent Red,
Your car was the 3rd out of 7 cars in Ardent Red with magnolia leather,
Your car was the only 1 with the same colour/trim/options as listed above (your car is the only
Ardent Red with magnolia leather to have limited slip differential).

Cool!
You've made me want a Certificate of Provenance now, and I just emailed the archivist for the process.

Can you please tell me the time/cost/information he needs? I don't know if he just needs the VIN or if there is something else he requires.

Thanks!

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I believe it is $84 for the Certificate with special mention field filled in.
You will need to send a photo of your VIN, build date, address, credit card info and how you would like your name written on the certificate.
Andy is very professional and is prompt with returning emails.
He just put mine in the mail yesterday.
Mine was the 5058th. Lotus built in 2005. Apparently the last four digits in the VIN are not specific to model as noted in the above post

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Thank you and I shall update the information in the overview.

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Update includes 2005 Elise - 277 cars in Arctic Silver / 86 Red Leather -

2005 U.S. Production: 3,321

3321 Elise
475 Ardent Red - 181 Biscuit Leather
277 Arctic Silver (5th most popular color out of 16 available colors) - 86 Red Leather
302 Chrome Orange - 244 Black Leather
151 Graphite Grey - 11 Half Black Leather
110 Nightfall Blue (6th rarest color out of 16 available colors) - 50 Biscuit Leather
>475 Saffron Yellow
219 Starlight Black - 110 Black Leather

2006 U.S. Production: 1,417

1079 Elise
87 Ardent Red - 7 Magnolia Leather

Not included in the Elise total of 1079 are 3 Preproduction Cars-
1 Nightfall Blue Metallic
1 Orange
1 Silver

50 Elise Sport – Included with the 1,079 Elise's above -
50 Saffron Yellow / Storm Titanium Stripes

35 Polar Blue - 20 Black Leather
25 Racing Green Metallic - 3 Magnolia Leather
58 Racing Green Mono
114 Solar Yellow Metallic - 15 Black Cloth

338 Exige (some believe its 271)
2 Magnetic Blue

2007 U.S. Production: 735

294 Elise -
45 Chrome Orange - 41 Black Leather

47 Elise Type 72D – Included with the 294 Elise's above -
Starlight Black / Gold Pin-striping
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

441 Exige S
69 Phantom Black - 67 Black Leather
70 Storm Titanium - 70 Black Leather

2008 U.S. Production: 425

77 Elise

46 Elise California Edition - Included with 77 Elise's above -
-Ardent Red
-Saffron Yellow
More Research Needed

167 Elise SC
3 Isotope Green
4 Persian Blue - 3 Black, 1 Biscuit Leather

39 Elise SC 60th Anniversary- Included with 167 Elise SC's above -
- British Racing Green / Saffron Yellow Stripes
- Phantom Black / Arctic Silver Stripes
- Saffron Yellow / Phantom Black Stripes
- Storm Titanium / Canyon Red Stripes
4 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

164 Exige S240 -
10 Isotope Green

17 Exige Club Racer
Does not include 3 Canadian Cars.

2009 U.S. Production: 146

60 Elise

33 Purist Edition - included with the 60 Elise's posted above -
- Ardent Red
- Monaco White
- Saffron Yellow
6 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

46 Elise SC

15 Elise SC Jim Clark Type 25 – included in the 46 Elise SC's posted above -
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

14 Exige S240
4 Phantom Black - None with Magnolia Leather
1 Starlight Black - Magnolia Leather

26 Exige S260 Sport
4 Ardent Red
2 Aspen White
2 Burnt Orange
1 Canyon Red
4 Chrome Orange
2 Graphite Grey
1 Ice White
1 Kawasaki Green
1 Laser Blue
1 Liquid Blue
2 Phantom Black
2 Solar Yellow Metallic
3 Storm Titanium
1 Canadian Car Not Counted in above Total-
Isotope Green

2010 U.S. Production: 95

( ) Elise

( ) Elise SC

( ) Exige S240

27 Exige S260 Sport
8 Ardent Red
3 Aspen White
1 Canyon Red
7 Carbon Grey
1 Chrome Orange
8 Phantom Black
2 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
1 Aspen White
1 Sky Blue
1 Canadian Car Not Counted in above Total and unidentified color.

2011 U.S. Production: 186

77 Elise R
5 Canyon Red
7 Persian Blue - 4 Black Leather

37 Elise SC

2 Elise SC RGB (Roger Becker Edition)

12 Elise SC Final Edition
3 Ardent Red
4 Aspen White
3 Carbon Gray
2 Chrome Orange
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
2 Aspen White
1 Chrome Orange

26 Exige S260 Final Edition
2 Arctic Silver
5 Ardent Red
4 Aspen White
2 Carbon Grey
3 Chrome Orange
1 Ice White
2 Isotope Green
1 Quartz Silver
4 Phantom Black
1 Starlight Black
1 Storm Titanium
6 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
1 Ardent Red - Unnumbered
1 Carbon Grey
1 Ice White
1 Isotope Green
1 Laser Blue - Unnumbered
1 Starlight Black


22 Exige S260 Matte Black Final Edition
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-

3 Exige S260 Sport
1 Aspen White
1 Carbon Grey
1 Phantom Black

7 Exige S RGB (Roger Becker Edition)
- Aspen White
- Carbon Grey
- Solar Yellow
1 Starlight Black
5 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
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Andy noted that there were 3324 Elise in 2005.
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Yes, but earlier Andy's letters stated 3321 as I believe there are 3 preproduction cars that are normally attributable to 2006 and not included with that total as well.

I believe Andy is now including the 3 cars onto 2005. The 3 Preproduction Cars I believe are:

1 Nightfall Blue Metallic
1 Orange
1 Silver

If anyone has any more information before I make the change, speak now or forever....

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Here's some info on Canadian production numbers I got from Andy for my 07 Exige SCCVC11147HM82444
The original body colour was Phantom Black, Lotus paint code B123. The interior was trimmed with black leather. Optional extras were: lifestylepaint, touring pack, track pack (called Super Sport pack at the factory) and limited slip differential. The car left the production line on the 9thMay 2007. The car was imported into the Canada by Lotus CarsUSA Inc. who would retain any further history. They have informed me that the selling dealer was Weissach Performance Ltd. in Vancouver.

The following is for the 2007 model year Exige for the Canadian market only. The Exige S ran from serial number 1333 (November 2006) until serial number 2670 (June 2007) and the serial number sequence was shared with all models worldwide, and so for clarification the following is based on serial number sequence for the Canadian market 2007 model year Exige S only;
Your car is the 32nd out of 42 cars,
Your car is the last out of 2 cars in Phantom Black,
Your car is the last out of 2 cars with exactly thesame colours, trims, options as listed above. The other car was sold John Scotti in Quebec.

I knew it was a rare bird, but being 1 of 2 is freakin' cool.
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Here's some info on Canadian production numbers I got from Andy for my 07 Exige SCCVC11147HM82444
The original body colour was Phantom Black, Lotus paint code B123. The interior was trimmed with black leather. Optional extras were: lifestylepaint, touring pack, track pack (called Super Sport pack at the factory) and limited slip differential. The car left the production line on the 9thMay 2007. The car was imported into the Canada by Lotus CarsUSA Inc. who would retain any further history. They have informed me that the selling dealer was Weissach Performance Ltd. in Vancouver.

The following is for the 2007 model year Exige for the Canadian market only. The Exige S ran from serial number 1333 (November 2006) until serial number 2670 (June 2007) and the serial number sequence was shared with all models worldwide, and so for clarification the following is based on serial number sequence for the Canadian market 2007 model year Exige S only;
Your car is the 32nd out of 42 cars,
Your car is the last out of 2 cars in Phantom Black,
Your car is the last out of 2 cars with exactly thesame colours, trims, options as listed above. The other car was sold John Scotti in Quebec.

I knew it was a rare bird, but being 1 of 2 is freakin' cool.
Yes very cool, ordinarily when you've just purchased your new car you inevitably see virtually an identical car on the road. Not necessarily so with a Lotus.

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I believe it is $84 for the Certificate with special mention field filled in.
You will need to send a photo of your VIN, build date, address, credit card info and how you would like your name written on the certificate.
Andy is very professional and is prompt with returning emails.
He just put mine in the mail yesterday.
Mine was the 5058th. Lotus built in 2005. Apparently the last four digits in the VIN are not specific to model as noted in the above post

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Thanks Chris. I contacted Andy and just received my Provenance Certificate, as below, for updating the list.
Kellogg, US '05 Elise Provenance.pdf

In the notes, this Elise has the Sport and Touring Packs. Andy also noted the following in his letter:

30th August 2013

Dear Mr. Kellogg,

Thank you for your enquiry regarding your 2005 Lotus Elise and please find enclosed your Certificate of Provenance, which provides details from the original build records when the car left the factory held against the VIN supplied, it does not cover any modifications or changes made since leaving production.

The VIN supplied for your Lotus Elise was SCCPC11125HL34881 which can be broken down into the manufacturer identifier code (SCC=UK manufacturer, Lotus Cars Ltd.), the engine type(P=2ZZ-GE), the restraint system (C=dual air bags & active belts), the vehicle type number(111=Elise/Exige), the check digit
(2), the model year (5=2005), the assembly plant (H=Hethel), the market the chassis is made for (L=LHD, USA), the model (3=Elise), and the serial number
(4881). The original engine number was 2ZZ 0166388 which can be broken down into the engine type (2ZZ=1.8 litre 2ZZ-GE) and the engine serial number (0166388).

The original body colour was Laser Blue metallic, Lotus paint code B85. The interior was trimmed with black leather. Optional extras were: lifestyle paint, sport pack and touring pack.

The car left the production line on the 23rd July 2005. The car was imported into the USA by Lotus Cars USA Inc. who would retain any further history. They have informed me that the selling dealer was Lotus of San Antonio in Texas and the first owner was also from San Antonio in Texas.

The following is based on serial number sequence for the USA market 2005 Elise, of which
there were 3324 cars in total;
Your car is the 93rd out of 101 cars in Laser Blue,
Your car is the 48th out of 52 cars in Laser Blue with black leather trim,
If we include the distributor option of star shield which I normally do, this makes your car the
only one of these with exactly the same colours, trims and options (as most either had Star
shield which was a port installed option or hard top).
Laser Blue was the 5th rarest colour of the 16 different colours available.
I hope you find this information of interest and you enjoy your Elise ownership.

Regards,

Andy Graham
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Thanks again, Chris, this was both helpful and very cool. I hope this helps expand the database a bit.

Andy also noted that I should contact Lotus Cars USA and they will update their system, while apparently doing a doc dump of their records. I'm calling them Monday to see what is possible.

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Yes very cool, ordinarily when you've just purchased your new car you inevitably see virtually an identical car on the road. Not necessarily so with a Lotus.

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Vincesf,

I posted to Chris about having received my Provenance Certificate and letter from Andy at Lotus. (Provenance in pdf)

Thanks for the work you are doing. We really appreciate it.

Cordially,

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BTW, Andy Graham sent me a note yesterday saying that the price would being going up starting September 1. I've ordered mine now. Here's the info, although I'm sure this has been posted many times:

"Dear Sir/Madame,
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> Thank you for your enquiry.
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> The standard certificate is now 45.00 which still includes postage, covering letter which includes VIN breakdown etc. and the certificate, all of which are still created from the original build files. The standard certificate covers;
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> Interior trim,
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> Or for 54.00 we can offer the standard certificate above, but also include a vehicle search which will show how many other cars of the same model year and market have the same colour and trim as your own car and where your car comes in the build sequence for that same model year and market.
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> To precede please let me know what level of certificate you require, sent a picture of the VIN plate as proof of possession of the car, your full postal address and submit payment.
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BTW, Andy Graham sent me a note yesterday saying that the price would being going up starting September 1. I've ordered mine now. Here's the info, although I'm sure this has been posted many times:

"Dear Sir/Madame,
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> Thank you for your enquiry.
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> The standard certificate is now 45.00 which still includes postage, covering letter which includes VIN breakdown etc. and the certificate, all of which are still created from the original build files. The standard certificate covers;
>
> VIN,
>
> Engine number,
>
> Date of manufacture,
>
> Model,
>
> Variant,
>
> Body colour,
>
> Interior trim,
>
> Options,
>
> Original dealer,
>
> Or for 54.00 we can offer the standard certificate above, but also include a vehicle search which will show how many other cars of the same model year and market have the same colour and trim as your own car and where your car comes in the build sequence for that same model year and market.
>
> To precede please let me know what level of certificate you require, sent a picture of the VIN plate as proof of possession of the car, your full postal address and submit payment.
>
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> Andy Graham - Technical Publications and Archives
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Great information - thanks for posting, I'm going to get my certificate. We don't have much information on the 2008 models in the overview yet.
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Vincesf,

I posted to Chris about having received my Provenance Certificate and letter from Andy at Lotus. (Provenance in pdf)

Thanks for the work you are doing. We really appreciate it.

Cordially,

Stephen.
Stephen:

A pleasure and thank you for sharing the information on your car. The information provided shall be included in the 2005 figures.

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Update includes 2005 Elise - 101 cars in Laser Blue (5th rarest color out of 16 colors available - 52 Black Leather

Also updates 2005 Elise production from 3,321 to 3,324.

2005 U.S. Production: 3,324

3324 Elise
475 Ardent Red - 181 Biscuit Leather
277 Arctic Silver (5th most popular color out of 16 available colors) - 86 Red Leather
302 Chrome Orange - 244 Black Leather
151 Graphite Grey - 11 Half Black Leather
101 Laser Blue (5th rarest color out of 16 colors available) - 52 Black Leather
110 Nightfall Blue (6th rarest color out of 16 available colors) - 50 Biscuit Leather
>475 Saffron Yellow
219 Starlight Black - 110 Black Leather

2006 U.S. Production: 1,417

1079 Elise
87 Ardent Red - 7 Magnolia Leather

Not included in the Elise total of 1079 are 3 Preproduction Cars-
1 Nightfall Blue Metallic
1 Orange
1 Silver

50 Elise Sport Included with the 1,079 Elise's above -
50 Saffron Yellow / Storm Titanium Stripes

35 Polar Blue - 20 Black Leather
25 Racing Green Metallic - 3 Magnolia Leather
58 Racing Green Mono
114 Solar Yellow Metallic - 15 Black Cloth

338 Exige (some believe its 271)
2 Magnetic Blue

2007 U.S. Production: 735

294 Elise -
45 Chrome Orange - 41 Black Leather

47 Elise Type 72D Included with the 294 Elise's above -
Starlight Black / Gold Pin-striping
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

441 Exige S
69 Phantom Black - 67 Black Leather
70 Storm Titanium - 70 Black Leather

2008 U.S. Production: 425

77 Elise

46 Elise California Edition - Included with 77 Elise's above -
-Ardent Red
-Saffron Yellow
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167 Elise SC
3 Isotope Green
4 Persian Blue - 3 Black, 1 Biscuit Leather

39 Elise SC 60th Anniversary- Included with 167 Elise SC's above -
- British Racing Green / Saffron Yellow Stripes
- Phantom Black / Arctic Silver Stripes
- Saffron Yellow / Phantom Black Stripes
- Storm Titanium / Canyon Red Stripes
4 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

164 Exige S240 -
10 Isotope Green

17 Exige Club Racer
Does not include 3 Canadian Cars.

2009 U.S. Production: 146

60 Elise

33 Purist Edition - included with the 60 Elise's posted above -
- Ardent Red
- Monaco White
- Saffron Yellow
6 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

46 Elise SC

15 Elise SC Jim Clark Type 25 included in the 46 Elise SC's posted above -
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total

14 Exige S240
4 Phantom Black - None with Magnolia Leather
1 Starlight Black - Magnolia Leather

26 Exige S260 Sport
4 Ardent Red
2 Aspen White
2 Burnt Orange
1 Canyon Red
4 Chrome Orange
2 Graphite Grey
1 Ice White
1 Kawasaki Green
1 Laser Blue
1 Liquid Blue
2 Phantom Black
2 Solar Yellow Metallic
3 Storm Titanium
1 Canadian Car Not Counted in above Total-
Isotope Green

2010 U.S. Production: 95

( ) Elise

( ) Elise SC

( ) Exige S240

27 Exige S260 Sport
8 Ardent Red
3 Aspen White
1 Canyon Red
7 Carbon Grey
1 Chrome Orange
8 Phantom Black
2 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
1 Aspen White
1 Sky Blue
1 Canadian Car Not Counted in above Total and unidentified color.

2011 U.S. Production: 186

77 Elise R
5 Canyon Red
7 Persian Blue - 4 Black Leather

37 Elise SC

2 Elise SC RGB (Roger Becker Edition)

12 Elise SC Final Edition
3 Ardent Red
4 Aspen White
3 Carbon Gray
2 Chrome Orange
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
2 Aspen White
1 Chrome Orange

26 Exige S260 Final Edition
2 Arctic Silver
5 Ardent Red
4 Aspen White
2 Carbon Grey
3 Chrome Orange
1 Ice White
2 Isotope Green
1 Quartz Silver
4 Phantom Black
1 Starlight Black
1 Storm Titanium
6 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
1 Ardent Red - Unnumbered
1 Carbon Grey
1 Ice White
1 Isotope Green
1 Laser Blue - Unnumbered
1 Starlight Black


22 Exige S260 Matte Black Final Edition
3 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-

3 Exige S260 Sport
1 Aspen White
1 Carbon Grey
1 Phantom Black

7 Exige S RGB (Roger Becker Edition)
- Aspen White
- Carbon Grey
- Solar Yellow
1 Starlight Black
5 Canadian Cars Not Counted in above Total-
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It has been a while, so here goes, a shout out to 2010 Elise / Exige owners. Anyone have an Andy Graham Lotus of certificate / letter of provenance with overall Elise / Exige 2010 U.S. Production numbers?

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