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I know there's been some discussion of how many Elises and Exiges have been sold in the U.S. I happened to be doing some research today and included the Elise and Exige in my research. The data I found shows 196 Elises registered in model year '04 (prior to Oct. '04), 2363 in '05 and 1265 in '06. It also showed 271 Exiges in '06.

For comparison here are some other numbers:
Z06's - 81 in '05 (prior to Oct. 05) and 5986 in '06.
Vipers - 1400 in both '05 and '06
Ferrari 430 - 1100 in both '05 and '06
Porsche Turbos - 1200 in '05 and 650 in '06
M3 - 6200 in '05 and 4000 in '06
 

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I forgot the Cayman and Boxster

Cayman - 4794 in '06, Boxster - 5100 in '06, 6150 in '05.
 

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Thanks for the numbers. I've always felt that this car is the best pick for someone wanting exclusivity at a low(er) cost.
 

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when you say "Vipers - 1400 in both '05 and '06" does that mean 1400 for '05 and another 1400 for '06? or 1400 total?

I figure the former, but I just want to clarify.
 

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I recon over 1% of 06 exiges will be together in north Texas this weekend.

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Three would put us over 1%, yes.

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There has got to be more M3's than that. They are on every street corner?
 

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mark.r said:
There has got to be more M3's than that. They are on every street corner?
$9 on eBay turns a 320i into an M3...:)
 

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Taxcheat said:
$9 on eBay turns a 320i into an M3...:)
Well damn, you just solved my Exige S delima . . .:up: :coolnana:
 

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The data I found shows 196 Elises registered in model year '04 (prior to Oct. '04), 2363 in '05 and 1265 in '06. It also showed 271 Exiges in '06.

For comparison here are some other numbers:
Z06's - 81 in '05 (prior to Oct. 05) and 5986 in '06.
Vipers - 1400 in both '05 and '06
Ferrari 430 - 1100 in both '05 and '06
Porsche Turbos - 1200 in '05 and 650 in '06
M3 - 6200 in '05 and 4000 in '06
Interesting numbers.. Thanks for that ..Where did you get it?

I was wondering how many Evo, STI, Cooper S and New Miata has been sold in comparaison!
 

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antinym said:
when you say "Vipers - 1400 in both '05 and '06" does that mean 1400 for '05 and another 1400 for '06? or 1400 total?

I figure the former, but I just want to clarify.
Sorry, I should have been more precise. It is 1400 in '05 and 1400 in '06.
 

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mark.r said:
There has got to be more M3's than that. They are on every street corner?
The M3 numbers have been coming down. There were 9300 registered in '02, 8600 in '03 and 8000 in '04. That's alot of M3's.
 

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Interesting numbers.. Thanks for that ..Where did you get it?

I was wondering how many Evo, STI, Cooper S and New Miata has been sold in comparaison!
The numbers are from a national registration database. I don't have the numbers for the other models and I have to get some work done. If I get a chance later I'll try to get these numbers.
 

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The numbers are from a national registration database. I don't have the numbers for the other models and I have to get some work done. If I get a chance later I'll try to get these numbers.
Is your data filtered by new car (first time) registrations or does it include registrations due to owner change which would lower sales numbers.
 

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Is your data filtered by new car (first time) registrations or does it include registrations due to owner change which would lower sales numbers.
These are just new registrations.
 

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Interesting to know, thanks for postin em. Really goes to show the exclusitivity of the exige!

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Well damn, you just solved my Exige S delima . . .:up: :coolnana:
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Anyway to find out how many by color?

Like a chart with all the 05 colors down one side then options across the top with each ending in totals so that we could find out how many were made like our own car? For example, how many Phantom Black 2006 Exiges were made with the touring package but no TCS?

hmm, that's be good info.
 

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Interesting stuff. It kind of brings us back to the discussion about whether the Elise is a true exotic. I think low production numbers are definitely one of several factors and we are in the right range on that. :up:
 
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