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AutoComplete: Lotus Elise Sprint goes on one serious dietPlus: Lexus and Buick top service satisfaction index, and Tesla wants to speed up its delivery process.
Here's what's making news on Road Show. The Lotus Elise went on a diet, and boy howdy, it's looking good. The Elise Sprint is a new model that boasts a 90 pound weight loss over previous versions. Thanks to a whole bunch of lightweight components, it's curb weight is a scant 1,759 pounds. It will [UNKNOWN] to 60 miles per hour in just four point one seconds with this optional 217 hose power engine and the interior is a model sport design with a manual transmission featuring exposed linkages. When it come to dealers service Lexus and Buick are killing it. The two automakers worked away with top honours with in JD powers customer service index. Which ranks OIM customer service. It takes the whole service experience into account from the way the dealer reaches out to the amenities on offer. None dealer service are included in a study but the dealership outperform them in 15 of 16 total metrics. What if you could take delivery of a car in just five minutes? That's what Elon Musk wants to do when the Model 3 goes into production later this year. By sending instructional videos and paperwork to buyers ahead of time, Musk wants to drop the actual delivery process down from an hour to just five [UNKNOWN] minutes. If you've every been in a dealership signing papers for a fourth night, you'll wonder why nobody thought about this sooner. Find more on this stories over @droadshow.com and we'll talk to you on Monday