“The year’s results show success on many levels, in what is a new dawn for the brand and business,” said Lotus CEO Phil Popham. “Strong sales and an increasing presence in many international markets underline growing confidence as new shareholder backing starts to shape our future. The many appointments to the company in the executive team and across the business demonstrate a real confidence and ability to deliver our ambitions for Lotus globally.”
Sales highlights around the world include Sweden, up 87%; Japan, up 59%; Australia, up 50%; Middle East (GCC), up 39%; Italy, up 14%, with a solid sales performance also delivered across most of mainland Europe and the United Kingdom. Lotus is based in Norfolk, UK, and builds high performance sports cars including the Evora, Elise, Exige and 3-Eleven.