Lotus is now matching its words with actions

Following the launch of the 3-Eleven, Lots boss Jean-Marc Gales says the manufacturer will be profitable by 2016

“It is sold out for the first three months, and could be sold out for six months by tonight.”

So says Jean-Marc Gales, the boss of Lotus, on the new Lotus 3-Eleven unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Its £82,000 price, unchartered territory for a Lotus, has got Festival-goers’ eyebrows raised, but Gales points to those early sales figures and the fact most people have gone for the yet more expensive £115,200 race version as a response. Someone even wanted to buy …read more

Source:: Autocar