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Hourly labor rates for Lotus mechanics

Quick poll - what do your Lotus dealerships / mechanics charge as an hourly labor rate? In my area I've seen $110 from a solid independent Lotus mechanic all the way up to $190 at a NYC dealer. Wondering what "normal" is.
 

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Quick poll - what do your Lotus dealerships / mechanics charge as an hourly labor rate? In my area I've seen $110 from a solid independent Lotus mechanic all the way up to $190 at a NYC dealer. Wondering what "normal" is.
 

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I gladly paid $135 per hour at Euro Motorcars Lotus in Bethesda, MD (near Washington, D.C.). This was in Summer, 2013. I recommend the dealer.


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I gladly paid $135 per hour at Euro Motorcars Lotus in Bethesda, MD (near Washington, D.C.). This was in Summer, 2013. I recommend the dealer.


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Take it to Treasured Motorcars in Owings Mills next time for non warranty work. $125 an hour. They know Lotus vintage and new very well.
 

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I'd say "normal" appears under $140/hr judging from these guys' and my experience. $190 seems crazy - was that rate for typical work or something more technical?


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I'm pretty sure the rate is $120/hr at Auto Europe in Birmingham, Michigan.
That's for Lotuses. Most other brands they work on were in the 100-110 range.
 

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$495 for an oil change...what does that work out to? (i think that is where NYC dealer has their prices. I'll do anyone's for $485. haha)
 

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$140 an hour in Orlando. They are good thoufh
 

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Gator Motorsport in Indy is $125 for Lotus/Exotic and $115 for all other makes.
 

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My local Euro shop is $90 or $100 per hour (I don't remember) ... charged my $150 for my first oil change. Only place in town, too.

Perks of living in bumfcuk no where? :)
 

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My local Euro shop is $90 or $100 per hour (I don't remember) ... charged my $150 for my first oil change. Only place in town, too.

Perks of living in bumfcuk no where? :)
Wow that's cheap!

Most Honda/Toyota dealers are above that in larger cities. My local Mini dealer charges $122/hour to work on cars that cost $19k new :)
 

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My guy charges $65/hour. He is not local. He is located in NJ so for major work I travel 2.5 hours near NJMP. TK Autosports

He builds all kinds of race cars and works on sports cars like Lotus, Ferrari, Maserati, Porsche and so on...
 

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My guy charges $65/hour. He is not local. He is located in NJ so for major work I travel 2.5 hours near NJMP. TK Autosports

He builds all kinds of race cars and works on sports cars like Lotus, Ferrari, Maserati, Porsche and so on...

I've been paying $120.00 an hour at sports and specialists.. AND I must say its well worth it! But $65.00. Wow that's a serious deal...
 
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