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...and thanks to these forums I continue to buy things "I didn't know I needed"...

Here is mine...

The original body colour was metallic Racing Green (Lotus paint code C203) with Phantom Black (Lotus paint code C123) roof and door mirrors with matte black (Lotus paint code B141) sills as part of the black pack. The interior was trimmed with black Alcantara® with silver stitching. Factory optional extras were; Alcantara® pack, 6-speed automatic transmission, black package, cruise control, yellow brake calipers, black forged wheels, metallic paint and subwoofer. The car also had the distributor optional Lotus guard premium applied in the US. The car was signed from production on the 4th November 2016. The car was imported into the US by Lotus Cars USA, Inc. who would retain any further history. Their records show the selling dealer Victory Lotus in Somerset, New Jersey.

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, 143 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 automatic transmission for the US market only;
Your car is the 113th out of 143 cars
Your car is the 7th out of 9 cars in metallic Racing Green (or the last out of 5 cars with black pack)
Your car is the last out of 2 cars in metallic Racing Green with black pack and Alcantara® trim, Your car is the only one in the same colour, trim and factory options.
Metallic Racing Green was the 8th most popular colour out of the 17 different colours used on the 2017 model year Evora 400 in total for the US market.
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Just got my information back from Andy Graham.

The original body colour was Kawasaki green (paint code S6756) with Phantom Black (Lotus paint code C123) roof and door mirrors and matt black (Lotus paint code B141) sills as part of the black package. The interior trim was black Alcantara® with green stitching. Optional extras were; Alcantara pack®, Alcantara® steering wheel, bespoke green stitching, black package (paint), cruise control, yellow brake calipers, black forged wheels, body colour interior colour pack, category 3 paint and premium audio with subwoofer. The body colour and stitching were done as part of the Lotus Exclusive scheme. The car was signed from production on the 11th December 2018. 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 Lotus Cars of Nashville in Brentwood, TN who had this as a demonstrator from June 2019 before selling the car to you in August 2019.
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 2018 model year for the USA consisted of; 79 cars with manual transmission, 16 with automatic transmission and 2 Sport 410. The following is based on serial number sequence and data available to date for the 2018 Evora 400 with manual transmission for the US market only;
Your car is the 76th out of 79 cars,
Your car is the only one in Kawasaki Green, while this colour was used on other 2018 Lotus cars, it was the only 2018 Evora worldwide in Kawasaki Green.
Kawasaki Green was the joint rarest colour
(along with 34 cars where only one car in one colour was made) out of the 47 different colours (many were single or low numbers as solid yellow was the most popular at just 8 cars) used on the 2018 Evora 400 with manual transmission for the USA.
 

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Got the information on my 2010 Evora today from Andy Graham, exactly 3 weeks after wiring the research funds to Lotus. Here's the relevant info: Color: BRG, paint code B04. Interior: black and oyster leather. Factory options: silver forged wheels, premium pack (trim), sports ratio gearbox, sport pack and tech pack with backup camera. Selling dealer: Lotus of Jacksonville, FL. Production date: April 20, 2010. It is #186 of 241 produced for the US market in 2010. It is 6th of 8 in BRG, 3rd of 4 in BRG with black & oyster interior, and the only one in BRG with black and oyster trim and the same factory options.
As for a current update, I became its 4th owner in late July, it now has 33K+ miles, and is terrific to drive. Thank you LOTUS!

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My amazing girlfriend got me mine for Christmas, along with some other Evora items. Here's what Andy found:

The original body colour was Sienna Brown metallic, Lotus paint code C151. The interior trim was
Ebony Black 'Sport' leather and the 'Sport' trim featured carbon effect leather seat inserts with red
seat piping and stitching. Factory optional extras were; metallic paint, IPS automatic transmission,
gloss black forged wheels, premium pack 'Sport' trim and tech pack with backup camera. IPS sport
pack was standard on the 'S' model. The car also had the distributor optional Star shield applied at
the port in the USA. The car was signed from production on the 17th October 2012. The car was
imported into the USA by Lotus Cars USA, Inc. who would retain any further history. Their records
show the selling dealer was Star Motor Cars in Houston, Texas and the car was sold to a customer
also in Houston.

The 2012 model year saw all Evora models being revised including a new style trim. The 2013 model
year saw the introduction of the Evora S IPS in the USA and the 2014 model year was the last for
the Evora in the USA. The 2013 model year for the USA consisted of; 26 Evora, 42 Evora IPS, 26
Evora Sand 76 Evora SIPS. The following is based on serial number sequence and data available
to date for the 2013 model year Evora S IPS for the USA only;
Your car is the 45th out of 76 cars,
Your car is the 5th out of 6 cars in Sienna Brown (none of these had the optional black pack paint),
Your car is the last out of 3 cars in Sienna Brown with Ebony Black leather trim,
Your car is the last out of 2 cars in the same colour, trim and options as listed above.
Sienna Brown was the 6th most popular colour out of the 15 different colours used on this model/year.
As your car is rare and the S IPS model was only available over 2 model years in the USA I have
also looked at the 2014 Evora S IPS for the USA and out of the 103 cars in total, 3 were in Sienna
Brown (2 of these with black pack) and all 3 cars had Ebony Black 'Sport' leather trim.


I love the Sienna Brown color, hard to properly photograph but when the light hits it it's awesome.
 

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Just got mine back from Andy and I am very pleased. I bought this car on BAT sight unseen and without much information on options and trim. Turned out to be a unicorn of sorts.
177th of 241 manual in US
10th out of 12 in Canyon Red
Last of 6 cars in Canyon Red with black and charcoal leather
and the kicker, this car is 1 of 1 in this color combo and options.
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As FYI, I will be receiving my COP from Andy Graham shortly and, apparently, will be one of the last to receive the traditional paper only COP's. From here on out, the new Boxed COP packages will need to be ordered through a Lotus Dealer (or possibly through LotusForums ) as Parts & Accessories. It'll cost roughly $200 US Dollars or 170 pounds.

Here's the link for the new Boxed COP: Lotus Certificate of Provenance
 

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I've come to the conclusion that the info we pay for is useless. I was just reading thru some of the ones posted. The numbers change atleast on 2011. Mine says 325NA 2011s and 80S 2011. Then I read someone else's 2011 and it says 285NA. Well? What is it? Who was lied to?
 

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I've come to the conclusion that the info we pay for is useless. I was just reading thru some of the ones posted. The numbers change atleast on 2011. Mine says 325NA 2011s and 80S 2011. Then I read someone else's 2011 and it says 285NA. Well? What is it? Who was lied to?
My figures from a few years back gave 285 NA's, 76 S's, and 4 Heritage S (so 80 total S's), for a 2011 total of 365.

While I have seen the numbers change by a few units a year or so after model year production, as strangling records come in to the archives. Send Andy an e-mail asking for a clarification, he's a nice chap and works somewhat understaffed; I would not call these outright lies, the certificates are actually to the data on hand at the time the Certificate is produced.

This 40 delta does ring a bell as total US Series 1 Production has been reported first as 1216 and later 1256 with the 40 additional cars we suspect relate to the transfer of at least 26 cars from the China market to the US after China deigned certification approval. Based on Post 296 teh factory records say they produced x for US market, and y for China market, if the y were later moved from China to US that was not a factory production change but rather a sale /purchase but Lotus USA .. I can understand that and would keep the original numbers as Cert. disclaims downstream stuff. But in that case, newer cherts should not change or if for some reason they did, a footnote should have been included.
 

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Hi all ... Just received my letter today. It states there is only 118 Evora cars in total in Canada of all variants. Mine is the only carbon grey in 2013 of all variants.... Not a popular colour I guess!!
@Timberman Do you have a breakdown of this 118, I have a Canadian count of 97 total. 2010 32 na; 2011 13 na, 14 S; 2013 2 na, 10 ISP-na, 3 S, 4 GP-S; 2013 4 na, 2 ISP-na, 12 S; 2014 1 ISP-NA. my 2014 count is probably short a few.
 

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Im surprised not a single GT posting/head count has been made.
 

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I actually did ask him about it and got this in response from him. Again, the numbers are wrong.

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I actually did ask him about it and got this in response from him. Again, the numbers are wrong.
Well that response covers that China cars are not counted in the numbers, but does not explain his Certs alternatively stating 285/325 and 1216/1256 total Series 1 cars.
 

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Well that response covers that China cars are not counted in the numbers, but does not explain his Certs alternatively stating 285/325 and 1216/1256 total Series 1 cars.
He pretty much stated there are no china cars. I'll email him back again with a copy of the other 2011 certificate and see what he says. I can pretty much guess he's going to blow me off again.
 

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He pretty much stated there are no china cars. I'll email him back again with a copy of the other 2011 certificate and see what he says. I can pretty much guess he's going to blow me off again.
Don't bring up the China cars. He's just stating that what Lotus USA did to gain the China rejects was a Lotus USA market decision done after the cars left factory designated as China market cars. I do find that stance a bit odd as even if the cars never set foot back into the UK, AND the cars fully complied, as built, to USA regulations (at the time China mirrored US regs), the factory would have had involvement to re register the VIN's to reflect US certifications, etc.
 

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China or not the information is incorrect and needs to be adjusted.
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The original body colour was metallic grey (Lotus paint code C185). The interior was trimmed with tan leather. Factory optional extras were; cruise control, yellow brake calipers, silver forged wheels, leather trim pack, metallic paint and subwoofer. The car also had the distributor optional Lotus guard premium applied in the USA. The car was signed from production on the 15th February 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 Lotus of Long Island in Huntington Station, NY and the car sold to a customer in Roslyn Heights, NY in March 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 59th out of 173 cars
Your car is the 8th out of 20 cars in metallic grey (or the 2nd out of 7 in all grey - without black pack)
Your car is the 1st out of 2 cars in metallic grey and tan leather, but the only one with the same options.
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.
 

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Finally received my COP's for both my Evora Sport 410 (HH --1248) and Europa.

"The original body colour was Motorsport black metallic, Lotus paint code C152 with gold decals. The interior trim was in black Alcantara® with gold stitching and gloss black interior colour pack. Optional extras were; Alcantara® steering wheel, cruise control, sound insulation, titanium exhaust, Sport 410 pack and the GP edition package. The car had the distributor optional Lotus guard premium applied in the USA. The car was signed from the production line on the 15th July 2017. The car was imported into the USA by Lotus Cars USA, Inc. who would retain any further history. Their records show the selling dealer was Lotus of Greenville, SC with the first owner recorded as you.

The following is based on data available to date for the Evora Sport 410 GP edition worldwide;
Your car was the 8th out of 19 cars
Your car was No 1 out of 10 cars for the USA
Your car was No 1 out of 9 cars for the USA with manual transmission"

"GP edition [World] breakdown is:

1 – Australia
1 – Japan
2 – UK
2 - Canada
3 – Europe in LHD
10 – USA

US, 2017 MY – 11 Sport 410 in total (2 std, 9 GP edition [one an auto.]) ... [6 of these 11 vehicles when to Texas garages]
US, 2018 MY – 2 Sport 410 in total (1 std [auto.], 1 GP edition [Lotus Press Car])"

[Of the 19 US 410's; 10 are Motorsport Black metallic, 1 Starlight Black metallic , 1 Matt Black, 1 Metallic Orange and 2 are automatics]
 
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My '74 Europa Special was a bit more pedestrian:

"The Federal Lotus Europa Special was introduced in September 1972 from unit number 2684R with the last unit number being 4710R, but this unit number sequence covers the following markets; USA, Canada and Japan (all recorded being LHD). The last car for the USA was unit 4700R in July 1974. The following is based on unit number sequence and data available to date for the Europa Special sold direct to distributors in the USA only (excludes the 64 cars sold as personal export sale, as we do not know where they went to);
Your car is the 1414th out of 1834 cars
Your car is the 109th out of 159 cars in white"
 
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