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I dont understand when reviewers tends to say that the Evora is over priced. It is not cheap by any means and anyone able to afford it and maintain it is fortunate but at the same time I feel the car is an amazing product and would purchase it many times over.
 

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Whereas the reviewer points to the 911 being a better buy for its stature and usability, it's like comparing a curvaceous woman to an athletically built one. It's all in the eye of the beholder.
 

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Depends on what you're comparing it with and how much you value what the Evora has to offer.
 

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Whereas the reviewer points to the 911 being a better buy for its stature and usability, it's like comparing a curvaceous woman to an athletically built one. It's all in the eye of the beholder.
low2ground from your signature it seems you have some good experience with Porsche. What is your thoughts on the Evora coming from a Porsche background?
 

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low2ground from your signature it seems you have some good experience with Porsche. What is your thoughts on the Evora coming from a Porsche background?
It's a better driving car than any Porsche I've owned. It's lighter in corners, nimbler, has far better brakes, is as quick (or quicker) as any of them, and it does it all in a more refined and decidedly British way.

Nonetheless, it'll never hold a candle to any Porsche in terms of reliability (some may argue, but that's been my experience). You get in a Porsche and drive the piss out of it and never worry, in or outside the car. I hold my breath every time I open this forum.

Take your pick.
 

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There is pricey, and then there is pricey . . . I think this is what he was referring to:

Lotus Cars UAE

The Solar Yellow, used, translates to $113,000. They are pricing me out of a potential upgrade, that's for sure.
 

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Here I am right behind the three Porsche Cup cars getting released out to track out of pit lane at Bahrain International Circuit...there are three Porsche cup cars in front of me, I'm the 4th car. I go blowing by 2 of them in my Exige in turn 11 about 2-minutes into the clip. Everything being explained shows up here...the more corners there are, the further out in front I get. I know not an Evora, but still a Lotus...
 

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That's pricing for new cars, there must be something off. I'm sure it can be negotiated, see how much it costs to order a brand new one from the factory
 

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That's pricing for new cars, there must be something off. I'm sure it can be negotiated, see how much it costs to order a brand new one from the factory
Those are actually used cars, though only slightly used. I can only imagine what they are asking for new.


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PS I thought you wanted a manual Bill anyways
I do want a manual. I talked to somebody who has looked into importing a car here . . . Sounds like it will cost about $7000 including transport and import taxes. I'm seriously considering looking into it. I'd still save almost $30,000. Just no warranty.
 

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There is absolutely no doubt that the Evora is fragile, unreliable, and you have to be insane to rationalize the purchase over a 911. I've had my Evora for 6 weeks and it's spent about 3 of those weeks at the dealer or garaged in limp mode with a pile of codes.

HOWEVER....you know the rest.
 

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There is absolutely no doubt that the Evora is fragile, unreliable, and you have to be insane to rationalize the purchase over a 911. I've had my Evora for 6 weeks and it's spent about 3 of those weeks at the dealer or garaged in limp mode with a pile of codes.

HOWEVER....you know the rest.
Which model year is your car?
 

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He was a new 2013 IPS S.
 

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i believe the price statement by the author was more a relative comment on the pricing difference between the two cars in the UK vs Abu.

my hunch is they are premium pricing the exclusivity in Abu which stikes me as a reasonable plan in such a status locale. still a lot less than the other exotics
 

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