If we went by what some local dealers have told various people here we'd be getting all sorts of things. I doubt since the car was designed for our market and a lot of money was spent for this that Lotus will be sending cars to Australia before the official unveiling to the world is scheduled at one of the larger shows in the world here in LA.jm, Australia, jm
Local Oz dealer informed me yesterday
Clyde told me this is where they discovered that Alcantara just wouldn't make it in the US.fzust said:My dealer here in Scottsdale AZ told me they had 3 cars from the factory doing hot weather and sun impact studies on materials back in August.
It is a suede like material. You can see pics of a dashboard on the Elise with it herefzust said:What is Alcantera?
mopalak said:Clyde told me this is where they discovered that Alcantara just wouldn't make it in the US.
Yeah, Ditto. Hope you aren't going for yellow or there will be 2 of us for sure. ; ) I am #28 I think.L8BRAKR said:Yeah, I think it was the General Manager that had all the fabric swatches sitting on her back porch testing sun exposure.
That sucks. I think the Alcantera would be an excellent interior, but perhaps they have another synthetic Seude they can use.
fzust, good to see another valley resident here there are a few but SD still has us beat. BTW what # are you?
Nope, I'm either Ardent Red or Ti Storm but leaning toward Red. Scottsdale said they were just under 100 on deposits last week so they probability of having more than a few yellows is high. I'm #17 last I knewfzust said:Yeah, Ditto. Hope you aren't going for yellow or there will be 2 of us for sure. ; ) I am #28 I think.