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I'm not, but just wondering if anyone has as of late?
 

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nope, in fact, I've never heard of a topless evora

But then again, Lotus news has been pretty weak lately
 

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No, no news on anything. IMO its because they are working on projects but don't have anything to announce yet and don't want to fall into the 'DB Trap'.

TBH I doubt they have the resources to do a convertible Evora.
 

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No, no news on anything. IMO its because they are working on projects but don't have anything to announce yet and don't want to fall into the 'DB Trap'.

TBH I doubt they have the resources to do a convertible Evora.
Not a convertible per se, but even a targa top would be awesome.
 

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I would instantly trade for a convertable and drop one car from the stable.
 

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I would instantly trade for a convertable and drop one car from the stable.
Call me naive but you've got to think that eventually they have to come out with a targa or convertible. I'm thinking that I'd instantly go with one but honestly the deal would have to be right.
 

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Huh? What does the Spyker have to do with the Evora? Pardon my ignorance.
 

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No, no. It's not that I don't believe you. It's just that I was ignorant to the fact.
 

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The last I heard the Evora Spyder was production ready...but so was the Esprit. Hopefully the new CEO will release something soon.
 

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Not sure how well they would sell. I just read some article about how convertibles are becoming less and less desirable in the US.
 

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Not sure how well they would sell. I just read some article about how convertibles are becoming less and less desirable in the US.
I can't say that rendering did anything for me. I would probably stick with the coupe.
 

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Not sure how well they would sell. I just read some article about how convertibles are becoming less and less desirable in the US.
That's because manufacturers keep making them as 'add-ons' that are hundred of pounds heavier than the coupe. So, you lose in driving dynamics to get a little wind in you face.

If you design them as convertibles right from the beginning like the Elise/Exige, then the convertible can have the same or less weight. The Evora was designed as a convertible and coupe in mind, so if they had built the convertible, we would have hopefully gotten a drop-top with the same weight.

But, like others have said, it's hard to imagine Lotus will do it considering the state of their finances. But, if they did...:nanner:
 

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Considering the Spyker B6 was just given a green light, that would mean a version of the Evora spyder is going into production.
At this point it seems likely that the production B6 is Evora-based, but I still haven't found anything truly authoritative. Spyker B6 Venator to pack Lotus power - Autoblog would seem to indicate that Lotus are involved.

First Look At Production-Spec Spyker B6 Venator

I love the look of the B6. :coolnana:

I am deeply concerned, however... If Lotus has licensed the Evora platform to Spyker for the B6, then does that mean they have abandoned it for future upgrades? :confused: Lotus would have to compete with their own tech on price, because a drop-top Evora would unlikely be as cool as a B6 Spyder!
 
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