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I'm usually not very impulsive, especially when it comes to larger purchases and having looked around a bit since putting a deposit on a 2011 Evora, I'm starting to wonder if I didn't overpay. Here's what I have a deposit on:

2011 Evora 2+2, 8K Miles
Sports Gearbox
Metallic Paint
Backup Camera
Sport Pack
Premium Pack
Tech Pack
Black Package
Starshield
(Installed options confirmed by Lotus)

The dealer (non-Lotus) said there's still 13 months on the manufacturer warranty (trying to confirm that).

I was able to see it in person and I got to test drive it...so it's not like I'm buying it sight unseen. But as I wait for it to get back from the Lotus dealer (AC condenser being replaced and a few other things taken care of), I can't help but wonder if I could have worked a better deal or found a better deal.

I'm interested to hear what folks think would be a reasonable price for this Evora. Yes, I really like it. I like the color combo too (Storm TI / Black). Yes, I'm sure I'll enjoy it...but not as much if I overpaid by $5K. :)

Thanks!
 

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I'd say mid-50s is fair for out the door.
 

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52-53K sounds about right
 

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I'm right at the mid-50's and would seem to be toward the higher end of what you're suggesting. I guess I could re-negotiate a bit, as I only have a deposit down.

The one time I don't over-analyze something I wind up paying too much. :mad:
 

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Quit stewing and just enjoy the car. ;)
 

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If they're asking over $60k, you're paying to much. If you're paying mid-$50s, you're pay about right. If your paying under $50, I'd wonder what's wrong since it's a dealer sale.

Oh, and the ability to have actually seen and test drive the car, plus the fact you're enthusiastic about it is worth some $$$ too.
 

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If you really like the car I would justify paying even top dollar because these Evoras is few and stretch far across the world. What's $2-3K???

It may end up to be a less problematic one than a different deal $5k cheaper with say a clutch needed.

DO IT!!!!!!!
 

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NADA says mid 50's to high 50's is correct. Don't go over 60 and don't expect them to go to low 50s unless really desperate or something wrong with car.
 

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Thanks guys...I'm feeling better about it now. My wife thinks we got a good deal, so maybe I shouldn't be questioning the price at all!
 

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If you're happy, its a good deal. I will stand corrected in my thinking. 52-53K is a good private sale price, 55K is a good dealer price as they have to warranty car etc... Just buy it man!!!
 

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Just do it, I also think I didn't get the absolute lowest deal possible, but every time i drive the car it absolutely delights me & I have a huge smile on my face.

Just do it!!
 

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Again mid-50s is fair out the door. I would do a thorough pre-purchase inspection (if you haven't). So many things to look for, but I would pay attention to:

Tire wear
Seat wear - especially on the side bolsters
Verify warranty length
Clutch engagement feel

Also is their a service record available?
 

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I love this place! Thanks for the insight and info. It's definitely helped and made me feel better about my purchase...and yeah, even if I overpaid a couple grand (or maybe I didn't)...I'm sure it'll be worth it.

My wife already has plans for us to take it places and my teenage boys are in a heated debate as to who gets to ride home with me when I pick it up. There's sure to be lots of smiles on a number of faces every time we take it out. Unfortunately, I don't think I'll be able to pick it up until Saturday.
 

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Well, there are two cars that you can use as guides, both for sale by the same retailer. One is a 2010 NA car with 8k miles at $49.9, and the other is a 2012 S with 22ishk miles for $59.9. It doesn't seem like the car you are interested in should be anything much beyond very low $50s?
 
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