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As some of you know I bought a 2012 IPS about 3 months ago for my daily driver ... it has been AWESOME. The car had 8000 miles and is now close to 13000 ... so yes I have been driving it!

The problem: The wife ... who normally will not touch my cars ... took it for a quick spin about a month ago ... and now takes it anytime I leave the car ... Yesterday she decided that she wanted my car and that I should go buy another one ... anyone else have two daily driver evoras?

Ant advise?
 

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Smart wife! What was she driving?
 

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I am very, very lucky on this! My wife is rather small and she just can't reach the pedals on the Evora safely!:nanner::nanner::nanner:
 

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As some of you know I bought a 2012 IPS about 3 months ago for my daily driver ... it has been AWESOME. The car had 8000 miles and is now close to 13000 ... so yes I have been driving it!

The problem: The wife ... who normally will not touch my cars ... took it for a quick spin about a month ago ... and now takes it anytime I leave the car ... Yesterday she decided that she wanted my car and that I should go buy another one ... anyone else have two daily driver evoras?

Ant advise?
Wish I had that sort of "problem"!!!

You are a lucky lucky b****d! :D









PS: Does she have a sister??? :)
 

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As some of you know I bought a 2012 IPS about 3 months ago for my daily driver ... it has been AWESOME. The car had 8000 miles and is now close to 13000 ... so yes I have been driving it!

The problem: The wife ... who normally will not touch my cars ... took it for a quick spin about a month ago ... and now takes it anytime I leave the car ... Yesterday she decided that she wanted my car and that I should go buy another one ... anyone else have two daily driver evoras?

Ant advise?
After all the trouble you went through to get this one, do you really want to repeat the process again? rotfl

Seriously, get an 6 speed Evora S for yourself and let your wife have her fun.
 

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:no:FK that!...I will never let my spouse drive my Lotus. She can have an SUV or a "luxury" brand sedan, convertible, etc but there won't be two people with the exactly same car especially a Lotus... let alone take MY ride just because the keys are there HAHAHA...:no:
 

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My wife refuses to drive the Evora without me. she drives a stick very well but is afraid she will get hit or something. I encourage her to drive it. Nothing sexier than a woman that can handle "the stick" :clap:
I tracked her Clubman S last month and I think I have her thinking about more aggressive driving.:shift:
 

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While my preference is always stick, if the IPS had been available I would have chosen it for nothing more than to allow my wife to enjoy the car too. I love my Evora but sharing things I like with others only increases my enjoyment.
 

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Same thing happened to us when I picked up a Mini Cooper S as a daily driver.

We have an order in on another one right now :UK:

There are a few people on here that have two of the same car... never heard any complaints and it's fun to share a hobby together.
 

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I wanted to buy an NA instead of the Cayman S as a daily, unfortunately used NA prices aren't as low as used Cayman S prices yet. Would have went Elise but couldn't see my wife riding in it.
 

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She has always been an SUV driver ... RX300, ML320, Cheyenne, MDX. RDX, and now a Audi Q5 ... which has always been the "family" car ... now she wants the Evora IPS and actually told me to get another one ... hmmmm ... maybe a S manual.

We do have two children ... one is 17 and we bought him a SLK320 for his 15th birthday, so he is set ... and a daughter who is only 12.
 

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I wanted to buy an NA instead of the Cayman S as a daily, unfortunately used NA prices aren't as low as used Cayman S prices yet. Would have went Elise but couldn't see my wife riding in it.
THIS PHRASE HERE - Should be advice to anyone worried about their Evora depreciating!

In terms of a second one - I would get an an Elise or an Esprit so you have a lotus selection at the beginning of each day!
 
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