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For those who's looking for a Lotus Elise, this example is one of the best I known, because had been working on it since the owner acquired it. As you know, a used Lotus Elige car market kept rising, this one is exceptional. Half is from the car itself, and the other half is because the owner. Bid with confidence, because for this 16 yrs old car wont comes with this condition very often!
 

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For those who's looking for a Lotus Elise, this example is one of the best I known, because had been working on it since the owner acquired it. As you know, a used Lotus Elige car market kept rising, this one is exceptional. Half is from the car itself, and the other half is because the owner. Bid with confidence, because for this 16 yrs old car wont comes with this condition very often!

The orange on BAT, 05 with 24K miles and equally pristine, went last weekend for $60.5K. The loser of that auction was willing to go to $60K, so...
 

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For those who's looking for a Lotus Elise, this example is one of the best I known, because had been working on it since the owner acquired it. As you know, a used Lotus Elige car market kept rising, this one is exceptional. Half is from the car itself, and the other half is because the owner. Bid with confidence, because for this 16 yrs old car wont comes with this condition very often!
Thank you as ever for the kind words Harry! There's nowhere else anyone should ever take their Lotus as his is the best independent shop I've had the pleasure to work with. It's worth it just to see what all else is around the shop too; I've seen everything from high-priced Lamborghinis to rare racecars. Lotus is such a close-knit community that we'll likely see the new owner join up on here if they're not already on. Would be neat if the car stayed in Southern Cal, then I'll know exactly where they should take it.
 

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Amazing Car! Question for those of you familiar With BAT. Can you set a reserve price?
 

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Amazing Car! Question for those of you familiar With BAT. Can you set a reserve price?
Thanks! You can; as the listing is getting assembled that's one of the first things you and your auction specialist figure out together.
 

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Would you mind sharing how you determined the reserve price? I’m not asking for the number, just the method used. As stated in another thread, I’m selling my Exige, but having a bit of a tough time coming up with the right number.
 

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Would you mind sharing how you determined the reserve price? I’m not asking for the number, just the method used. As stated in another thread, I’m selling my Exige, but having a bit of a tough time coming up with the right number.
From what I've read they will attempt to set rather low and sometimes when you know it needs to be higher you have to fight for it.
 

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From what I've read they will attempt to set rather low and sometimes when you know it needs to be higher you have to fight for it.
That's right. In the beginning if you say you want to have one (which I did), they determine the initial reserve price and ask you if it's alright to proceed. I gave them a different number and stated the reasoning behind it; they then agreed and the drafting was underway.
 

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Let's play trivia as this auction will ends in 3 hrs or so..

I'll say it'll be over 50k
 

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Let's play trivia as this auction will ends in 3 hrs or so..

I'll say it'll be over 50k
The last ten minutes will get exciting!
 
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Congrats very exciting end to the auction!
 

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Congrats, my friend! Couldn't be happier for you! 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘 🤘
 

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Anyone knows why I couldn't post comment at BAT? I posted one great comment on the 19th, and two comments today and it wasn't show.
 

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Anyone knows why I couldn't post comment at BAT? I posted one great comment on the 19th, and two comments today and it wasn't show.
Did you sign in?
 

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Absolutely crazy. But honestly I love my Elise so much I don't think I'd let it go for 60k. Congrats on the sale!
 
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