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hi folks. I had a lot of luck getting advice years ago about a Exige I sadly never purchased. But all is not lost!

Im in the DC area and very close to buying an Evora but i want to run these two options by you'll and get some input..

Since i want a automatic my choice is basically a new one , if i want some choice on color and options.

I have two dealers with two offers, a black 2013 and a carbon grey 2012 both new w all the same options (all of them), both w/ no miles. After such and such discounts and deals , both guys are coming with the exact same price: 67k.

My question / issue is with resale value and ease of finding a buyer, etc ,should i need to exit the situation in a year or more down the road.

1. is this price right?
2. for the same price, is it a significant advantage to gravitate towards the newer year model, even though its not my first pick in color (black '13)
3. OR since they are both new, and since i understand nothing changed from 12 to 13, should i get the grey 2012 b/c its my choice in color.

so question is will the year have a big impact on selling in a few years - all other factors being =? And is there any other reason to favor the '13 over '12 @ the same price?

I will ask for 3.5k off the 2012 ; but these guys i can tell are not planning to budge...



Thanks for any help!!

-Slappy
 

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I have a 2013 auto base in black. From what I could see, there is no real difference between the cars at all except for 13 having a battery access panel cutout in the trunk. They say the interiors have been upgraded, but I failed to see the difference between a 2011 and my 2013 side by side at the dealer.

Remember you can plastidip or wrap the car for $500-$2500 and do whatever you want to the color at any time (look up my thread on plastidipping my starlight Evora to matte clear black - I even did the wheels copper). Shouldn't really be the deciding factor anymore in 2014 unless you're really smitten with deep luxurious glossy paint, which I can also totally understand.
 

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1 MY newer is certainly not going to hurt resale value, but the difference it makes will get smaller and smaller every year that you have it. If you like the color of the 2012 better, you should go with it, but I would certainly tell the dealer that you just can't justify it when you can get an identical 2013 for the same price.
 

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hi folks. I had a lot of luck getting advice years ago about a Exige I sadly never purchased. But all is not lost!

Im in the DC area and very close to buying an Evora but i want to run these two options by you'll and get some input..

Since i want a automatic my choice is basically a new one , if i want some choice on color and options.

I have two dealers with two offers, a black 2013 and a carbon grey 2012 both new w all the same options (all of them), both w/ no miles. After such and such discounts and deals , both guys are coming with the exact same price: 67k.

My question / issue is with resale value and ease of finding a buyer, etc ,should i need to exit the situation in a year or more down the road.

1. is this price right?
2. for the same price, is it a significant advantage to gravitate towards the newer year model, even though its not my first pick in color (black '13)
3. OR since they are both new, and since i understand nothing changed from 12 to 13, should i get the grey 2012 b/c its my choice in color.

so question is will the year have a big impact on selling in a few years - all other factors being =? And is there any other reason to favor the '13 over '12 @ the same price?

I will ask for 3.5k off the 2012 ; but these guys i can tell are not planning to budge...



Thanks for any help!!

-Slappy
1. Is the price right? Well it's not wrong on the '13 and suspect the dealer paid too much for the '12 if you think he won't budge.

2. I don't believe it's a huge advantage but you're probably better off just going with the '13.

3. Seems like you're fixated in the color and if so then just bite the bullet and get the '12 if you're ok with the price.


In the end if you're looking at dumping the car in the near future, well all I can say is that unlike the Elise/Exige, these cars don't sell as fast so be prepared to either playing the price games or to sit on it for a while. Otherwise just enjoy the car and drive the crap out of it...will make your life less stressful :)


I have a 2013 auto base in black. From what I could see, there is no real difference between the cars at all except for 13 having a battery access panel cutout in the trunk. They say the interiors have been upgraded, but I failed to see the difference between a 2011 and my 2013 side by side at the dealer.

Remember you can plastidip or wrap the car for $500-$2500 and do whatever you want to the color at any time (look up my thread on plastidipping my starlight Evora to matte clear black - I even did the wheels copper). Shouldn't really be the deciding factor anymore in 2014 unless you're really smitten with deep luxurious glossy paint, which I can also totally understand.
The auto base cars are exactly the same as MY11's and it's only when you choose one of the premium pack options where you start to see the difference in interior. That said, the steering wheel is different, the sound of the door when you shut it is better, the exhaust is improved and the overall fit and finish is better as well. I've had base model MY13's & '14's next to MY11's and can see and hear the difference.


Hope this helps the OP
 
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