Lotus spoke about his first crossoverMarch 20, 2018
Lotus is finalizing its first crossover history design. This is reported by Autocar with reference to the head of the brand Jean-Marc Galez. It is expected that the appearance of the novelty will not be much different from the concept, which was depicted in patent images, published earlier.
According to the top manager, the weight of the car will not exceed two tons. The main rivals of the car he sees in Maserati Levante and Porsche Macan. It is expected that the crossover will be built on the SPA platform already used by Volvo XC90 and XC60,
In the motorized range of new items will include four-cylinder petrol engines. Also, according to Gales, the hybrid modification of the crossover is expected. The total power of such a car will exceed 400 horsepower. The machine will be assembled at a factory in China.
Earlier it became known that the British manufacturer of sports cars Lotus passed under the control of the Chinese firm Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, which is also the owner of the Swedish brand Volvo. The company from the PRC has redeemed the Malaysian company Proton 51-percent stake in Lotus. The remaining 49% belong to the Etika Automotive group.