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Old 10-03-2009, 02:48 PM
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Any reason why I should not buy this? (exige)

http://www.dupontregistry.com/autos/...?itemid=691675

Item Number: 691675
Mileage: 17123
Price: $35,990
Stock#: 82147
Exterior: Red
Vin#: SCCPC11136HL82147
Interior: Black
Body Style: N/A
Engine: 1.8L L4 PFI DOHC 16V
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
Make: Lotus
Model: Exige
 
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Aside from the mileage everything looks good. I'd say go for it, they were originally $60k+
 
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do you have pics
 
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Originally Posted by rvhpno80 View Post
do you have pics
see link above.

http://www.carfax.com/VehicleHistory...PC11136HL82147
 
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Theres an Exige on here for sale with 18k miles for $34k.
 
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+1 on this one looks like they did some work to it.
 
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oh wow after doing a little bit of search there's tons of better options out there for me. i.e the one roy's got!
 
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I'd bet $$ that there will be a handful of '07 S's
under 40K by late winter.
It's a great car but a very narrow market.
My goal is to get one before next season also!
 
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Old 10-08-2009, 07:46 AM
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Any reason? Yes, you can't handle the fun!

There are sometimes exige s out there for under 40. One sold in 30 seconds a couple weeks ago on lotus talk. 35thousand dollars.. I recommend going to their classifieds, lots of good cars and information.

By the way, dont sweat the mileage... I have 60k on mine, its a toyota drivetrain.. I change the oil and thats it.
 
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I might suggest you buy a supercharged model. I know its a bit more but like I did you will eventually crave more power. You also get a factory intercooler and a years more warranty. To do over I would have gone this route. There are great pulley and eCU tuning options for the S model.
 
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Old 10-11-2009, 09:43 AM
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thanks for the feedback guys I know i wouldn't regret asking about this car. the S model seems to be the best route i will hold off until later this year and see what will pop up
 
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I actually drove that exact car (the red Exige). It was a VERY fun car to drive, and this coming from a Cayman S owner. I will tell you that you can probably find better examples out there, though, just as mentioned above. This one had some good rock chips just in front of the rear tire, along with the more traditional chips. However, you could easily cover those with black vinyl. This is done on many of their cars, anyhow.

The gentlemen that work at this dealership are fantastic, though...from the salesmen to the tech. So you can't go wrong there. Lemme know if you have any specific questions about the car, and maybe I could help.

Good luck,
Charles
 
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Old 10-16-2009, 07:54 AM
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Originally Posted by charles06 View Post
I actually drove that exact car (the red Exige). It was a VERY fun car to drive, and this coming from a Cayman S owner. I will tell you that you can probably find better examples out there, though, just as mentioned above. This one had some good rock chips just in front of the rear tire, along with the more traditional chips. However, you could easily cover those with black vinyl. This is done on many of their cars, anyhow.

The gentlemen that work at this dealership are fantastic, though...from the salesmen to the tech. So you can't go wrong there. Lemme know if you have any specific questions about the car, and maybe I could help.

Good luck,
Charles
How is the power and acceleration of the Exige as compared to the Cayman?
 
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Old 10-16-2009, 04:33 PM
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That's a good question. Something I went back and forth with for a while. The Exige is a little faster, but it also feels faster because everything is shaking and rattling, and there's not much isolating the driver from the whole "experience". The Cayman is WAY more livable on a daily basis, but from strictly a sports car stand-point, the Exige would be a little more fun.
My girlfriend lives in Savannah, and there was NO way I was driving the Exige 4 hours to visit her. Especially after the tech told me that sometimes the A/C's aren't always the strongest. Plus, I needed to bring more than my thong and a toothbrush.
 

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