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Intended use...

intended use?

  • Daily drive

    Votes: 51 40.8%
  • Trackday

    Votes: 16 12.8%
  • Weekend car

    Votes: 67 53.6%
  • Winding roads

    Votes: 57 45.6%

  • Total voters
    125
Daily driver that is worthy of the odd track day.
Also possibly my living quarters once my wife sees the final bill for FE spec, plus wrapping / PPF, on road costs, insurance, etc 😬
 
Clicked on Weekend and Trackday. Will be selling my 08 "60th Anniversary Edition" Elise SC when I get the Emira. I do 4-5 trackday's a year and can only hope the Emira is as fun as the Elise!
 
Daily driver that is worthy of the odd track day.
Also possibly my living quarters once my wife sees the final bill for FE spec, plus wrapping / PPF, on road costs, insurance, etc 😬
Now that’s hilarious!!!!

I told my wife that the car costs $125-130K, which overestimates actual cost al in by approximately $10K. Having eased her in, I think she will appreciate my shrewd negotiating skills when she learns what a great deal I got! 😉
 
Daily driver that is worthy of the odd track day.
Also possibly my living quarters once my wife sees the final bill for FE spec, plus wrapping / PPF, on road costs, insurance, etc 😬

You got it all wrong. Tell your wife the following:

1. Emiras are rare. This is an investment like the stock market, gonna be worth a lot of money in a few years.

2. When I drive it, the car makes me feel... grrrrrrrr. Watch out when I get home honey!

3. I want you to drive it too on... February 29

4. It's an exercise and stretching machine. I have to bend over and wash it frequently keeping me limber. Watch out honey!

5. It's gonna be in the next James Bond movie and you are my bond girl!

:love:
 
I think it will be good for making quick runs to the grocery store. See most efficient route below... ;)

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I am going to have to start being honest with myself. I got into a new Camaro about 8 years ago and hated it because it felt so closed in. Then I wondered about getting an Evora while I wait for the Emira until I sat in an Evora at the dealership. Too small. I don't like small cockpits and I feel somewhat claustrophobic in them. The Emira didn't feel so closed in but it's still small. Saying that, I believe the more I think about it the more the Emira will be a track car 75% of the time. To cruise or go on adventure trips I think it will be too small for my tastes. Obviously this can change because I have never owned a car this small nor have I owned a mid-engined car before. I don't mind beating it up on the track, this car is gonna get used. And, I am by no means a tall person, it's just a general feeling I have about small spaces. Don't like riding the gondola at ski resorts either.

EDIT: Anyone feel the same way? Did you change over time and get used to it?
 
Dailey drive with as many track days that I can get to, plus drive master social events
 
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