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Note Guys: just in case you didn't notice, that's for Lotus Cars Ltd UK and not to be confused with Lotus, Ltd. the US club.

Also, the press kit pics of the 111R are outstanding. Made one into my screensaver.

Chris:)
 

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zvezdah1 said:
Note Guys: just in case you didn't notice, that's for Lotus Cars Ltd UK and not to be confused with Lotus, Ltd. the US club.

Also, the press kit pics of the 111R are outstanding. Made one into my screensaver.

Chris:)
where are the pictures? i looked at the 3 links but didn't see any pics.
 

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Pics on the way!
 

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Looks like they dont get the push to start button and stay with the speakers in the same place.

With the dollar doing so badly we are not taking a hit, because the price would increase. I just hope they dont decide to cut US production if demand picks up for Europe and Australia instead since they can make more money on cars sold there.
 

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Lucky Euro bastards. :D
Not necessarily, look at the prices and do the conversion, we're getting off easy, 1300 quid for AC? 2000 quid for Touring? I recognize that a chunk of that is VAT but nonetheless.
 

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Differences:

Standard car does not include A/C.

Touring Package includes front driving lights. Choice of Alcantara.

Added Old English White as a standard color.

Metallic includes Glacier Blue (Ice Blue?).

No mention of Lifestyle colors. No Bronze. No Krypton Green. No Chrome Orange.

Noted 860kg no options weight that includes a full tank of fuel. That is 1896 pounds less fuel of 70.4 pounds for a "running on fumes" weight of 1825 pounds. Some of that is the not-included A/C. But really?? Is there something wrong with my math?
 

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Knute said:
The "cornering" shot definitely shows a locking gas cap... Will that fit under our gas cap cover?

(nice pictures! thanks for posting)

-Knute
I was told by Nick at the LA Auto Show that the gas cap you see on the cars is not the final version. I did not take that to mean anything else, but perhaps we are getting a locking cap?
 

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Your gonna put SKOAL and REDMAN sponshorship decals there too? FYYI Gunracks do not fit in the elise!

Shame all the press pics aren't of a better color....umm...like ARDENT RED!

Chris:D
The press pics for the 111R are great, don't know why they couldn't have done as well with the US car for the US Elise press kit. Both done by Lotus UK.
 
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