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Just got the new R&T and on pg 37 there is a pic of a new Lotus 2+2. The pic is likely a pchop, but the car looks fantastic. I'd buy it in a second.

Some details:
- based on larger elise chassis with narrower door sills
- 2 small seats a la Audi TT
- base engine a turbocharged 2.0 toyota (but it says only "in the 200hp range"?)
- Possibly considering 2 GM engines (turbo 2.2 or 3.6 V6)

Sorry I don't have a scanner handy.

-Dave
'05 Lotus Elise BRP, Touring, Hardtop
 

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Hey Dave - does that mean you are going to sell your Elise? :p
 

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come on now, somebodys gotta have a scanner!...:)...crap, even drove down to Borders and they didnt have the Jan issue.
 

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Oh no! Not another waiting list.
Very nice lines. I like it!
Just my .02
 

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hey! it's that design from the patent office. I forgot which thread it was but it had this same design. Pics of the front, side, rear. We all thought it was for Opel or something at the time.
 

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If its going to be in between the Elise
($40,000) and the next Esprit ($90,000),
figure on shelling out 911 like monies for
it. $65,000 - $70,000 should do it. Place
your orders now. I'm sure a $2,000
deposit will get you a number on the
reservation list.
 

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The January R&T also has a small rendering of the next generation esprit (don't have a scan handy).
 

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Ridgemanron said:
If its going to be in between the Elise
($40,000) and the next Esprit ($90,000),
figure on shelling out 911 like monies for
it. $65,000 - $70,000 should do it. Place
your orders now. I'm sure a $2,000
deposit will get you a number on the
reservation list.
The new Esprit is going to be priced around $150K, so your number may be off.

In either case I'm not into the new car. It kinda reminds me of the Mazda RX8. I'll keep my Liz.
 

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I sure hope they bring the Exige in too. I want my next car to be under 2000lbs too!
 

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looks better as a real car than the inital drawings... starting to grow on me. hopefully the Elise will survive the Dollar to pound, and this car will make to the US also.
 

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perryeyges said:
Looks like a Mazda RX8 crossed with a Vuxhaul(Elise).. Spelling?
Too Japanese for my taste....
Ditto!
 
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