Lotus is developing a crossover

June 6, 2015 at 15:18

Jean-Marc Jale, CEO of Lotus, confirmed that the company is working on the release of the first in the history of serial crossover.
This was the head of the British marque said the publication Autocar.
According to a top manager, the novelty will be a “real Lotus” and “the world’s first truly easy-road.” Crossover will be made in the design studio at the company’s headquarters in Hetel, and its production in China will establish a new joint venture of the Malaysian car maker Proton and the Chinese company Goldstar Heavy Industrial.

Lotus SUV picture

Lotus SUV pics

British hopes that the car will become the best-selling coupe model of the almost 70-year history of the company and be able to compete with the Porsche Macan.

Lotus SUV image

Lotus SUV image

It is expected to be especially popular in the Chinese car market, where last year sold more than three million members of this segment. The Lotus Company hopes that thanks to the crossover line and updated sports car company can sell more than 10,000 cars annually. Like other models of the British brand, the novelty will receive name, which will begin with the letter “E”.

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