Shadow Grey Lotus Emira Photo Thread

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Lotus' window supplier (at least on all these pre-production cars) has lots of artifacts and weird refractions. Looks really bad in the rear glass in the photo above. I hope production cars don't have that! It's like orange peel x10 but for glass. Very strange.
Have a read of the below which will help to explain what is happening. It is a side-effect of tempering glass that creates surface tension as part of the safety glass manufacturing process.


I have also seen this effect on some of my other cars in specific lighting scenarios.
 

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Lol, touché. I'm usually quite positive, but considering there's still no official photos less than 2 months prior to release, is it really any surprise many are voicing concerns with what they're seeing? I hope I'm wrong and the final production quality is what I'd expect of a $100k mid-engined sports car. Otherwise I have no qualms sending my hard earned money to Stuttgart. We may find out June 7th...
I still am not sure we will find out too much on 7th... a bit for sure, a bit more +ve of course... but quality? Seats? Info Entertainment .. Unless these guys have the cars for a good few days each and do a good 500-1000 miles, I am not sure it will make a big difference to most people on here.
I had a 718 and only when I went on a long.. .1200 mile run, after 3 hours of motorway driving did I realize the seats for me were awful, leg and back ache, one or the other and these were the 18 way 2500 pounds top of the line seats. Since then any time I spent more than 1 hour in the car on highway type roads, I was quite sore ... Not blaming porsche as the biggish guy that owned the car before me may have unsettled the seat a bit. Only point is, a few darts here and there around great roads wont tell us the whole picture and I doubt if they will be concentrating too much on quality or details or wheel gaps etc..... we shall see
 

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Shadow Grey V6 FE manual Emira back on British GT Championship Safety Car duties at Donington Park this weekend
 

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A few more from Donington Park, UK earlier today:
 

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A few more from Donington Park, UK earlier today:
Looking good!

Don't think Shadow needs a black pack. The rear LOTUS badge looks a bit lost in black and the black roof is hardly visible. Would rather have a nice metallic sparkly roof rather than flat black (but that's my personal preference!).
 

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I ordered Shadow Grey.... first off I love that it is the color that most everyone else is not ordering., and think it will look spectacular, particularly with dark wheels, black pack, and yellow calipers. I suspect the configurator, or even photos for that matter, do not do it justice.

I have a 991 Turbo S in a similar color configuration (Agate Grey Metallic) and think it looks amazing.

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I ordered Shadow Grey.... first off I love that it is the color that most everyone else is not ordering., and think it will look spectacular, particularly with dark wheels, black pack, and yellow calipers. I suspect the configurator, or even photos for that matter, do not do it justice.

I have a 991 Turbo S in a similar color configuration (Agate Grey Metallic) and think it looks amazing.

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Welcome to the Forum! Totally agree with you about Shadow Grey and ordered it as well. Its the understated colour for sure!

Curious what interior did you go for?
 

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Welcome to the Forum! Totally agree with you about Shadow Grey and ordered it as well. Its the understated colour for sure!

Curious what interior did you go for?

I am a fan of Alcantara, but somehow could not resist the tan leather and went with that.

V6, Manual, Sport Chassis, Shadow Grey, Black Pack, Black Wheels, Yellow Calipers, Tan Leather, Cup 2's...

Another gratuitous shot of the Agate Grey Turbo vs. Shadow Grey Emira renderings...

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I ordered Shadow Grey.... first off I love that it is the color that most everyone else is not ordering., and think it will look spectacular, particularly with dark wheels, black pack, and yellow calipers. I suspect the configurator, or even photos for that matter, do not do it justice.

I have a 991 Turbo S in a similar color configuration (Agate Grey Metallic) and think it looks amazing.

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Welcome to the forum and congratulations on picking the counter-intuitive colour. I've seen both the dynamic prototype (several times) and a completed pre-prod car in Shadow Grey and it looks very classy. The changes with different lighting and surroundings are really interesting. A shame more people haven't ordered it, but that makes it more unique for you.

 

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I am a fan of Alcantara, but somehow could not resist the tan leather and went with that.

V6, Manual, Sport Chassis, Shadow Grey, Black Pack, Black Wheels, Yellow Calipers, Tan Leather, Cup 2's...

Another gratuitous shot of the Agate Grey Turbo vs. Shadow Grey Emira renderings...

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Gone with the same spec although went with red calipers as it annoyed me that the lotus badge was a different yellow. Both will look good. Every now and again have a wobble about shadow grey as people who have seen it seem underwhelmed but personally I think it will look mean and classy!! If not shadow, would have been DV. Hoping there will be a shadow car and DV at Goodwood in a few week
 

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I'm loving the shadow grey with black pack and tan interior we are seeing on test now. Classy and sporty. Great look 👌 Congrats to all those 'brave' enough to have committed to what looked to be at first glance a little boring on the launch car. It will look great out on the road 👍
 

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Some great angles in this vid! Glad I specced Shadow/Tan w/Black Pack... just need to see it with Silver wheels and that's my spec!
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