Lotus is a small manufacturer with headquarters in the Uk. Many of you will know him by his successful sports models of a few years ago. The case is that this brand, which continues to make models that are lightweight and full of feelings, you are in luck. This year is obtaining benefits for the first time from the decade of the 70’s. Part of blame is success in sales that has had the Lotus Evora 400 in your arrival to the united States.
This model is in the american market from the past month of August, and the public response has been such that it is exhausted until march 2017. All this after the heavy restructuring that took Lotus in 2014, in which reduced its workforce from 1200 to 800 workers current. Despite this, its production has increased and now have reached 2,000 units per year, compared to the 1,400 two years ago.
The projections of the marks point to that at the end of the decade might be able to reach a annual production of 4,000 vehicles. What is certain is that the plans for the future are exciting, as among its projects is a new generation of Evora to 2022, and even raised the production of an SUV. Although without doubt the protagonist’s most anticipated and closest will be the the next Lotus Elise.
Already presented in 2010 in the form of a prototype and the more likely it is that will reach the market in 2020. At least that is what has been claimed Jean-Marc Gales, the head of the company, which also announced that it will be something bigger than the current but it will keep below 1,000 kg thanks to a new chassis. Until then they will continue selling their current models and some special editions such as the Lotus Requires Sport 380 that we present to you a few days ago.
Source – Auto Express