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Now... I wish I had kept the Nimbus order - saves having 2 different red cars on the driveway.
it might get even worse as eyeing up an older Giulietta as a runaround.
 

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Now... I wish I had kept the Nimbus order - saves having 2 different red cars on the driveway.
it might get even worse as eyeing up an older Giulietta as a runaround.
The only problem I find with multiple cars is managing road tax, insurance and servicing dates.. I use a spreadsheet. The Emira will be our 5th car in the household, I can’t have any more it would break the spreadsheet 😀
 

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997 GTS, great car but time for a change so sold it to make way for the Emira.
1971 911S, weekend toy . . . will probably never sell it.

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997 GTS, great car but time for a change so sold it to make way for the Emira.
1971 911S, weekend toy . . . will probably never sell it.

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Be very interested to hear how the Emira stacks up against the 997 GTS. That was going to be my forever ICE car before I stumbled on the Lotus stand just over a year ago.
 

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Just got a new 2023 BMW M4 Competition XDrive for sticker price! They are selling $10-30K over used. I was looking at used M4s yesterday at an out of State dealer and I saw they had this new XDrive coming in. I called and asked if it was available and they said no, it was an order, and they had to post it regardless. At 10:30pm last night I get a text from the salesman. The buyer backed out, do I want the car? I jumped on it! Will get to Port August 5th and to the dealer the 12th. I made money by buying this thing. Will drive it till the Lotus comes then sell it for probably more than I paid. Got lucky.
 
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Be very interested to hear how the Emira stacks up against the 997 GTS. That was going to be my forever ICE car before I stumbled on the Lotus stand just over a year ago.
They were a nice buy at £45-55k Now nice manual versions are more than the Emira V6 FE!
 

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Just got a new 2023 BMW M4 Competition XDrive for sticker price! They are selling $10-30K over used. I was looking at used M4s yesterday at an out of State dealer and I saw they had this new XDrive coming in. I called and asked if it was available and they said no, it was an order, and they had to post it regardless. At 10:30pm last night I get a text from the salesman. The buyer backed out, do I want the car? I jumped on it! Will get to Port August 5th and to the dealer the 12th. I made money by buying this thing. Will drive it till the Lotus comes then sell it for probably more than I paid. Got lucky.
Congrats, ideal situation!

The G8X is a beast of a car if you're good with the looks.
 

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Congrats, ideal situation!

The G8X is a beast of a car if you're good with the looks.
Yeah, I hit the timing on this perfect. I know people don't like the grill (and I am not a big fan), but the car is black so the grill does not contrast. Also, I go by what the market is saying and if you look at used 2022's....they are going for a lot over sticker, ($95 to $115k) so that matters most to me. I went and looked at some dealers who had 2023's (which mine is) and they were upcharging $10-12k, and that if you can actually get it. I can drive this thing for 6-8 months and at minimum get my money back if not make $10k plus off the sale.
 

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Yeah, I hit the timing on this perfect. I know people don't like the grill (and I am not a big fan), but the car is black so the grill does not contrast. Also, I go by what the market is saying and if you look at used 2022's....they are going for a lot over sticker, ($95 to $115k) so that matters most to me. I went and looked at some dealers who had 2023's (which mine is) and they were upcharging $10-12k, and that if you can actually get it. I can drive this thing for 6-8 months and at minimum get my money back if not make $10k plus off the sale.
I do hope it works out but keep in mind the market could be different in 6 to 8 months. Keep an eye on prices so you don't miss a good window to sell.
 
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I do hope it works out but keep in mind the market could be different in 6 to 8 months. Keep an eye on prices so you don't miss a good window to sell.
Same can be said for the Emira which makes the delays more pertinent
 

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I do hope it works out but keep in mind the market could be different in 6 to 8 months. Keep an eye on prices so you don't miss a good window to sell.
Yes, it could change. I have bought and sold many performance cars so I am pretty familiar with the process. The good news is that supply still isn't really much better than a year ago for these cars. We'll see.
 

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Yes, it could change. I have bought and sold many performance cars so I am pretty familiar with the process. The good news is that supply still isn't really much better than a year ago for these cars. We'll see.
That’s true. There are still zero cars available 😁
 

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They were a nice buy at £45-55k Now nice manual versions are more than the Emira V6 FE!
Totally agree. And I am super grumpy as I had a 997.2 GT3RS from new and when I sold it I couldn’t even get £90k from OPC. How times have changed. I have seen a GTS at near £100k recently. Kind of plays with my head and is why I never got a GTS.
 

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Just got a new 2023 BMW M4 Competition XDrive for sticker price! They are selling $10-30K over used. I was looking at used M4s yesterday at an out of State dealer and I saw they had this new XDrive coming in. I called and asked if it was available and they said no, it was an order, and they had to post it regardless. At 10:30pm last night I get a text from the salesman. The buyer backed out, do I want the car? I jumped on it! Will get to Port August 5th and to the dealer the 12th. I made money by buying this thing. Will drive it till the Lotus comes then sell it for probably more than I paid. Got lucky.
Fab car I had the TWD version what colour combo you getting …..
 

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