Hi All.First posting, sobear with me.My brother trashed my Elise 111S 49S a few weeks ago, and it seems that it will be at least two months before I see it back from the bodyshop. Contract hire due to end in June anyway, I’m starting to to look now for what I really want… an Exige…Any suggestions on what’s lurking around the dealer network at the mo? Nick Whales SC seems to come recommended but bit of a short stock list currently.
Paul,There were 4 and now there are 3 (due to me) at Storm of Leicester. All pictured on the website (www.stormofleicester.co.uk).The azure blue one with matching alacantra looks stunning in the showroom and has 12k miles on it. There is a naultilis blue one (same as the one I have just bought) but with the 190 kit on it at Ralliart (http://www.ralliartuk.com/stock/detailU318.html) with only 8k miles. Haven’t seen it myself but wished I had before I’d put the deposit down on mine!Hope that helps [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/smile.gif[/image]
PaulSpeak with Mike Hill at Lotus Ribble Valley (01254 876876). A week or so ago they had an immaculate Silver Exige with sports seats/harnesses, 190 upgrade etc etc. with only 2K miles on the clock. The original owner was buying the car at the same time as I bought mine, & we had a number of chats - it will have been cosseted. Rus & I saw the car soon after it came back to LRV - it is as near to new as you can get.
I have a few whispers of v.low mileage Exiges (non tracked) for low money.E-mail me [email protected] for details.[This message has been edited by Admin5 (edited 27 March 2002).]
quote:Originally posted by Pesky:The original owner was buying the car at the same time as I bought mine, & we had a number of chatsPesky - just what did you say to him that made him get rid of it so quickly!!!
quote:Originally posted by stevegreen: Pesky - just what did you say to him that made him get rid of it so quickly!!!Perhaps it was cos I asked him to autograph my copy of his latest chart single [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/grin.gif[/image] (Only kidding)No I’m not going to tell you his name - but he is musician in a band, & also a producer of top 10 type singles. He has owned a number of Loti, & in fact traded in an Esprit when he bought the Exige around Dec 2000! (All true) [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/grin.gif[/image]PS Steve, how are you finding the new brakes? Been on track with them yet?
Thanks for the advice Guys. Missus has just made it clear that she won’t be best pleased if I replace Elise until contract is over (end June), even though I probably won’t actually see it back from repairers before contract ends.So it looks like I’ll be missing a few more track days yet…But come May,I’ll be back for more advice. Keep looking out for those non-tracked lowmilers Admin5.btw, is Chrome Orange as lairy in the flesh as in few pics I’ve seen? You don’t buy an Exige to keep a low profile after all…