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Illegal Alien
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Known factory statements about GP Edition production; 3 GP's for UK market and 15 for North America (US, Canada and Mexico).
While at the factory back in September, I saw the three UK cars plus some LHD Euro models. I would warrant a guess on my old memory that it was a total of 8; so 3 - UK, 5 - Euro, now I hear 10 of 15 NA models were for US and 5 for Canada. Question is where are they? Who has them? How many were really produced?

So I am starting a Registry list, dealers can enter their name on the list if they have one ordered or in hand, purchaser that has received the car can enter forum name and/or name and last digits of the VIN .

USA Dealer; VIN; Owner
1 Lotus of Austin, TX; ...10161; Julian Bowes (Julian73)
2 Lotus of Pittsburgh, PA; ...10177; in stock
3 Lotus of Greenville, SC; ?
4 Boardwalk Lotus, CA; not yet arrived (as of 3/24)
5 Lotus of St. Louis, MO; ?
7 Lotus of Austin, TX(#2); ?
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Canada
1 Gentry Lane, Toronto; ...10089; sold
2 Gentry Lane, Toronto (#2); ...10098; in stock
3 Lotus of Vancouver (Weissach); ...10112 ;Lori Kate (Lori Kate)
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UK
1 Bell & Colvill; in stock
2 Murray Motors Lotus, Edinburgh; in stock
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Europe
1 Sportivo Leipzig GmbH, Germany; in stock
2 Lotus Verheist, Belgium; sold ?
3 Lotus Roma, Italy; in stock
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There is one in St.Louis. I saw it at the dealership on 02/23/12. Was in for service. Not sure who the owner was, but I could find out.
 

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Where is Pittsburg? or did you mean Pittsburgh? -poke-
 

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Boardwalk Lotus in Redwood City, California appears to have one on order. Saw it on their web site under "New Inventory". GP's look pretty sweet!
 

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Boardwalk Lotus in Redwood City, California appears to have one on order. Saw it on their web site under "New Inventory". GP's look pretty sweet!
Thanks
 

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Where is Pittsburg? or did you mean Pittsburgh? -poke-
Not to be mistaken with a place in Pennsylvania, I believe Pittsburg is in Texas .. sorry 'bout that
 

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Is that a 2012 or a 2011? Has the MY11 shift knob.
 

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There is one in St.Louis. I saw it at the dealership on 02/23/12. Was in for service. Not sure who the owner was, but I could find out.
suspect it is in pre-delivery service??
 

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Is that a 2012 or a 2011? Has the MY11 shift knob.
That is same shift knob that I have and its is an MY12. You are right the UK August Prodcut News flyer showed a new knob.

What else is different? US seems to have gotten a mix.
new paints, yes
Pioneer Sat Nav, yes
new mats with leather logo, yes
red calipers, yes
new muffler ? my valve is on side not behind??
new steering wheel shape, no
gunmetal steering wheel & dash, yes
upgraded leather, yes
new seat materilas and logo, yes
leather grab handle, yes
Gear shift, no
leather covered vents, no
 

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Yes, I'm sure gentry lane received two of them. I watched them both come off the truck when they arrived. One had been pre-sold...


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Guys, some people must be buying these
 

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You can take off Newport European off the list as I just found out our order didn't make it in time. :(
 

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That is same shift knob that I have and its is an MY12. You are right the UK August Prodcut News flyer showed a new knob.

What else is different? US seems to have gotten a mix.
new paints, yes
Pioneer Sat Nav, yes
new mats with leather logo, yes
red calipers, yes
new muffler ? my valve is on side not behind??
new steering wheel shape, no
gunmetal steering wheel & dash, yes
upgraded leather, yes
new seat materilas and logo, yes
leather grab handle, yes
Gear shift, no
leather covered vents, no
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The gearknob for MY12 Evoras actually hasn't changed.
The GP Editions crossed over 2 model years, so for MY12 versions some uniquely designed interior elements stayed, such as the steering wheel, seats etc. Everything else was updated due to compatibility issues- seals, lower sill mouldings, exhausts, headunit and gearchange cables etc.
 

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Lori Congratulations. You will love the car and, its looks and the looks from others.
 

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Disciple of Chapman
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suspect it is in pre-delivery service??
it had 1k miles on the clock. looked like it had been driven. i have to go to the dealer on tuesday. i will ask when they got it and who is the owner.
 

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