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Happy to find this forum. Made a deposit in September although I'm uncertain I'll make the first allocation at my dealership. Fingers crossed. Happy holidays!
 

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Hello fellow DMV dweller.
 

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Happy to find this forum. Made a deposit in September although I'm uncertain I'll make the first allocation at my dealership. Fingers crossed. Happy holidays!
Welcome. Nice moniker. Whatever happened to crabcakes?
 
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Welcome. Nice moniker. Whatever happened to crabcakes?
Thanks. I love all seafood but this name comes from an old gaming moniker decades ago, at this point. It's just easy to remember.
 
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Welcome! I'm in North Wilmington and buying from Lotus of North Jersey. :alien:
The responsiveness and customer service seems to be a cut above at that Lotus dealership. I attended the Emira viewing there a few weeks ago and everyone was fantastic. I'm on the list at Victory Lotus in Princeton since their line was shorter and it's closer to both of us, but I'm not surprised that you went with them. They're great.
 

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The responsiveness and customer service seems to be a cut above at that Lotus dealership. I attended the Emira viewing there a few weeks ago and everyone was fantastic. I'm on the list at Victory Lotus in Princeton since their line was shorter and it's closer to both of us, but I'm not surprised that you went with them. They're great.
I hope that you weren’t they guy that was getting testy with the staff before the unveil because he “had places to be” 🤣😂
 
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I hope that you weren’t they guy that was getting testy with the staff before the unveil because he “had places to I was there with my wife for 2 hours

I hope that you weren’t they guy that was getting testy with the staff before the unveil because he “had places to be” 🤣😂
Nah, the event was my place to be. We drove up the night before, dropped the kids off with family, and my wife and I spent 2 hours enjoying and asking questions about the car.
 

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Nah, the event was my place to be. We drove up the night before, dropped the kids off with family, and my wife and I spent 2 hours enjoying and asking questions about the car.
I drove up with my brother that morning, checked out the car and paint/leather samples, then drove back. 500 miles round trip.
 

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I drove up with my brother that morning, checked out the car and paint/leather samples, then drove back. 500 miles round trip.
I drove up to my local dealership, a round trip of 70miles, and I thought I was hardcore 😀
 

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hey guys - apologies for semi-hijacking the thread but another new member here from MD :)

Really interested to know the dealerships you chose, the salespeople you've worked with and your experiences! It sucks not having a dealer in the area so we have to look further afield!
 

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hey guys - apologies for semi-hijacking the thread but another new member here from MD :)

Really interested to know the dealerships you chose, the salespeople you've worked with and your experiences! It sucks not having a dealer in the area so we have to look further afield!
I’m in Virginia and purchased my car from the dealer in Winston Salem NC. Does anyone happen to know the allocation at this dealer? I placed my deposit on July 24th and am really crossing my fingers for a car this year.
 

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I’m in Northern Virginia and ordered mine from Lotus of North Jersey. I considered Winston Salem as well, but rolled the dice. So far they have been good to me! We used to have a Lotus dealer (Chriswell’s) in southern Maryland, but apparently they stopped selling Lotus cars at some point. I’m surprised that the Aston Martin / Bentley dealer in Tyson’s didn’t pick Lotus up as well.
 

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hey guys - apologies for semi-hijacking the thread but another new member here from MD :)

Really interested to know the dealerships you chose, the salespeople you've worked with and your experiences! It sucks not having a dealer in the area so we have to look further afield!

Welcome to the forum @ZZ33 🍻
 

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Welcome! We need to start a VA/DC/MD chapter.

The closest dealers are in NJ and NC, which is utterly absurd considering the size of our market (nearly 10 million population) and the extreme affluence in the greater DC area. Equivalent to customers in London needing to drive 3/4 of the way to Scotland in order to buy a car. :ROFLMAO:
 

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