Lotus is planning two new sports cars for 2020, with an SUV to follow.
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group agreed to purchase 51 percent of Lotus to sit alongside its other brands.
Silverstone Auctions’ recent two-day sale at the Classic Motor Show in Birmingham, England, posted an 80 percent sell-through rate and total sales of £5.8million ($7.2 million).
See if you can name this car company: it’s small, makes hand-crafted sports cars, has had incredible racing success in F1 and at Le Mans, and is run by a mercurial genius.
Not only is the 1972 Lotus Elan Plux 2S on the docket for the Historics at Brooklands auction June 11, but it was the first 130/5 to leave the Hethel production line.
If you’re following the collector car auctions going on this week in and around Amelia Island, Florida, then the hefty prices being paid for exotic cars are likely making your eyes cross.
Celebrity ownership by the late comedy icon Peter Sellers should bring a solid boost to the sale of a rare 1966 Lotus Elan S2 roadster when it crosses the block at Silverstone’s auction.
The prices for exotic cars from the 1980’s and 1990’s have gone ballistic in the past year, but there is still a European car out there that can be had for used Camry money, and that is the Lotus Esprit Turbo.