July 2014 shows the best sales results for Lotus sports cars for over three years.
Group Lotus plc had its best month for sports car sales since March 2011, selling 226 cars in July – an increase of 65% compared to July 2013. The UK, up by 110%, and Germany, up by 83%, saw the strongest growth. In addition, as part of these results Lotus Motorsport grew its global sales by 100%.
These sales results follow a 31% rise in Lotus car sales for the first quarter of the financial year 2014/15 compared to the same quarter last year.
Jean-Marc Gales, Chief Executive Officer of Group Lotus plc commented, “The improved sales results for July reward our efforts over the last months and I look forward to continuing this sales trend in the future. In addition, I would like to thank our parent [...]
This year, we decided to try something new and venture out to Harrison Mills, a small community West of Agassiz. The destination was the River’s Edge Restaurant on the grounds of Pretty Estates Resort which is also home to the Sandpiper Golf Course.
Despite the overcast weather, a dedicated group of enthusiasts decided to make the trek out to the valley for brunch with us. A small group met our staff at Weissach to convoy out to Langley together where we met up with the rest of the group. Everyone in the Langley IGA parking lot was quite surprised to see so many gorgeous cars all in one place. While everyone had a chance to go to the bathroom and get a coffee, over [...]
THE $100,000 QUESTION September 24, 2012 – There is a parlor game popular among the inebriated wherein an individual conjures a trio of people-actors, athletes, random men in the bar-and participants have to chose, absolutely, which one they would sleep with, which they would wed, and which they would murder. When automotive writers congregate, and get drunk enough, a similar game ensues, though it goes along the lines of: borrow, buy, dream.
This week we’re going to play a version of that latter game, in which we focus solely on the buy part. To celebrate the official start of the 2013 car-shopping season and the release of the 2013 models, we posed, to a baker’s dozen of top car writers, the question of what new car they would purchase for under $100,000. The [...]
The editors of Winding Road magazine just announced their annual Best Car of the Year Awards for 2012 and our fine new Evora S beat out cars from the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, etc. to win their Best Super Coupe of 2012 Award. In their Best Car of the Year awards, the editors of Winding Road seek out and honor the “best driver’s vehicles” placing primary emphasis on driver involvement. In their own words from their press release below – “There is no other award on the planet that credits driver/car involvement, first and foremost, when selecting the most impressive cars and trucks of the year.” Right in our wheelhouse at Lotus thanks to our talented engineers with well-calibrated bums across the pond!
Following is the Evora S content from The Best Cars of 2012 feature story in their latest issue, you [...]