Lotus sales to 3,000 units within five years
The Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Marc Gales, confirmed the Lotus objective of increasing its global sales volumes to around 3,000 units a year within the next five years (compared to 1,600 in 2017) thanks to the announced development of two new ultra-light sports cars .
The bar will then be further raised with the debut of the first SUV in the history of the British carmaker that should be developed on the same platform from which the next generation of the Volvo XC90 is assembled.
Recall that Lotus and Volvo are controlled by the Chinese of Geely. Still according to Gales, the design of the Lotus SUV will be clear within a couple of months and then will begin the development of the model that will be reality in four years.
Openings by the manager for a possible production also in China where it is expected that the SUV will receive the greatest success.