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All modern cars will have UV protection which give it a slight blue or brown hue. I am not a fan of tint but if you’re concerned with heat any ceramic tint even clear cuts down on heat significantly.
 
Picked up Winston this afternoon. Osmium is stunning in natural light. Zach at Eurocar made the delivery super easy with all documentation completed via docusign the day before with the exception of four docs that required wet signatures. Literally 5 minutes to complete. A friend and current Elise owner joined me and was really impressed by the car. I’m super happy with the color combo. Definite blue tint to the silver (compare to the white of the building or the white BMW in the background). Eurocar (Lotus of OC) received another batch of six this morning bringing their total to 18 plus an Eletra demo car.
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Congrats! Love the spec.
Did you happen to see a shadow grey with tan interior? I was quite late in placing a deposit but Zach offered me an orphaned Emira with very similar spec to what I wanted. Just waiting for it to arrive to take a look and see if wins me over or wait to order exactly what I want. Biggest difference would be interior, I want red, orphaned car tan but I hear the tan looks very nice and not orange like many photos and videos make it out to be.
 
Congrats! Love the spec.
Did you happen to see a shadow grey with tan interior? I was quite late in placing a deposit but Zach offered me an orphaned Emira with very similar spec to what I wanted. Just waiting for it to arrive to take a look and see if wins me over or wait to order exactly what I want. Biggest difference would be interior, I want red, orphaned car tan but I hear the tan looks very nice and not orange like many photos and videos make it out to be.
I didn't see any of the most recent batch and there was no shadow grey among the cars on the floor when I visited last week. For sure the tan looks way better in real life than any photo I've ever seen. Given the the hint of blue in the shadow gray I would think they would play well together. There was a DV with Tan that looked amazing. Check with Zach to see if he has any cars on hand with the tan for you to take a peek at. It really looks good.
 
After 2 days of compromised sleep (too much anticipation), D-Day finally happened, and I gotta say... 2.5 years was worth the wait. I can't tell if I'm in a dream or in love, maybe both. Chose a day/time to avoid the rain, so naturally the first drops landed on the windshield the moment I pulled out of the dealership - ended up driving 3 hours through the thick of it back to Maryland. Needs a wash already! That said, big shout out to Ray and Adelson at Lotus of North Jersey. They went out of their way to make the delivery and the customer feel special, with a covered reveal, questions answered, and a proactive walkthrough of the things I should know about the car, i.e. trunk closure challenge, etc.

The car is a dream to drive and a real head turner. Two not-so-great things: There's a slight rattling in low gears at low RPM - anyone know what thats about? Also, there were 2 times where the hill assist felt "sticky," where I'd try to get away but it didn't disengage quickly enough.

Attaching a few photos while I sit in my garage and admire the eye candy. Cheers!
 

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After 2 days of compromised sleep (too much anticipation), D-Day finally happened, and I gotta say... 2.5 years was worth the wait. I can't tell if I'm in a dream or in love, maybe both. Chose a day/time to avoid the rain, so naturally the first drops landed on the windshield the moment I pulled out of the dealership - ended up driving 3 hours through the thick of it back to Maryland. Needs a wash already! That said, big shout out to Ray and Adelson at Lotus of North Jersey. They went out of their way to make the delivery and the customer feel special, with a covered reveal, questions answered, and a proactive walkthrough of the things I should know about the car, i.e. trunk closure challenge, etc.

The car is a dream to drive and a real head turner. Two not-so-great things: There's a slight rattling in low gears at low RPM - anyone know what thats about? Also, there were 2 times where the hill assist felt "sticky," where I'd try to get away but it didn't disengage quickly enough.

Attaching a few photos while I sit in my garage and admire the eye candy. Cheers!
Congrats!!! Did it come with the indoor cover? Do all Emiras come w/one?
 
After 2 days of compromised sleep (too much anticipation), D-Day finally happened, and I gotta say... 2.5 years was worth the wait. I can't tell if I'm in a dream or in love, maybe both. Chose a day/time to avoid the rain, so naturally the first drops landed on the windshield the moment I pulled out of the dealership - ended up driving 3 hours through the thick of it back to Maryland. Needs a wash already! That said, big shout out to Ray and Adelson at Lotus of North Jersey. They went out of their way to make the delivery and the customer feel special, with a covered reveal, questions answered, and a proactive walkthrough of the things I should know about the car, i.e. trunk closure challenge, etc.

The car is a dream to drive and a real head turner. Two not-so-great things: There's a slight rattling in low gears at low RPM - anyone know what thats about? Also, there were 2 times where the hill assist felt "sticky," where I'd try to get away but it didn't disengage quickly enough.

Attaching a few photos while I sit in my garage and admire the eye candy. Cheers!
Congrats! If the rattling sounds like marbles in a tin can from 1-2k rpm, then it's normal. It's flywheel chatter from the lightweight flywheel that's located essentially right behind the driver's seat.
 
Also, there were 2 times where the hill assist felt "sticky," where I'd try to get away but it didn't disengage quickly enough.
talked about here.

I reported it to Ray immediately and hope that new software fixes it the next time I'm in Summit. other owners have reported that the software fix is effective.
 
After 2 days of compromised sleep (too much anticipation), D-Day finally happened, and I gotta say... 2.5 years was worth the wait. I can't tell if I'm in a dream or in love, maybe both. Chose a day/time to avoid the rain, so naturally the first drops landed on the windshield the moment I pulled out of the dealership - ended up driving 3 hours through the thick of it back to Maryland. Needs a wash already! That said, big shout out to Ray and Adelson at Lotus of North Jersey. They went out of their way to make the delivery and the customer feel special, with a covered reveal, questions answered, and a proactive walkthrough of the things I should know about the car, i.e. trunk closure challenge, etc.

The car is a dream to drive and a real head turner. Two not-so-great things: There's a slight rattling in low gears at low RPM - anyone know what thats about? Also, there were 2 times where the hill assist felt "sticky," where I'd try to get away but it didn't disengage quickly enough.

Attaching a few photos while I sit in my garage and admire the eye candy. Cheers!
Congrats on the delivery! Lovely spec! I know exactly what you mean by the 2 days of compromised sleep. Also a big fan of Ray at Lotus of North Jersey, they made my pickup special as well even though I knew as soon as I left, they pulled the next car into that same spot. LOL.

The rattle you hear is normal. You just need to stay above 2k RPMs. LOL. Once the engine is warm, I pretty much only shift after each gear is about 3500 or higher. This avoids dropping below 2K on the next gear.
 
Congrats! If the rattling sounds like marbles in a tin can from 1-2k rpm, then it's normal. It's flywheel chatter from the lightweight flywheel that's located essentially right behind the driver's seat.

It's coming from the gear linkage.
 
Heads up that I received a message on 5/15 stating my car is on the water (Glenview IL). Build was placed December 15th 2023, this was one of the add on FE2 allocations that a number of dealers seemed to get around that time. The dealer was honest and admitted they can't be certain as to when it'll arrive for pick up, but their conservative guess was 4-6 weeks. Considering at least some boats are making it through to Baltimore again, I'm still holding out some hope for the shorter end of that spectrum.

More than happy to share the VIN with anyone tracking things on a spreadsheet, just hit me up direct.
 
Heads up that I received a message on 5/15 stating my car is on the water (Glenview IL). Build was placed December 15th 2023, this was one of the add on FE2 allocations that a number of dealers seemed to get around that time. The dealer was honest and admitted they can't be certain as to when it'll arrive for pick up, but their conservative guess was 4-6 weeks. Considering at least some boats are making it through to Baltimore again, I'm still holding out some hope for the shorter end of that spectrum.

More than happy to share the VIN with anyone tracking things on a spreadsheet, just hit me up direct.
That's good to know, as I submitted my build at roughly the same time as an add on FE2. I'll be on standby for communications, and will check in with my dealer if I don't hear anything by the end of the month.
 
Congrats on the delivery! Lovely spec! I know exactly what you mean by the 2 days of compromised sleep. Also a big fan of Ray at Lotus of North Jersey, they made my pickup special as well even though I knew as soon as I left, they pulled the next car into that same spot. LOL.

The rattle you hear is normal. You just need to stay above 2k RPMs. LOL. Once the engine is warm, I pretty much only shift after each gear is about 3500 or higher. This avoids dropping below 2K on the next gear.
That's exactly right, rattling sound goes away above 2k rpm. I'm glad it's "normal" and that there's a potential software fix for it.

I purchased a car cover from Lotus, but Ray @ North Jersey used their own for my car reveal and put mine in the trunk.
 

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