Group Lotus plc had its best month for sports car sales since March 2011, selling 226 cars in July - an increase of 65% compared to July 2013. The UK, up by 110%, and Germany, up by 83%, saw the strongest growth. In addition, as part of these results Lotus Motorsport grew its global sales by 100%.
These sales results follow a 31% rise in Lotus car sales for the first quarter of the financial year 2014/15 compared to the same quarter last year.
Jean-Marc Gales, Chief Executive Officer of Group Lotus plc commented, “The improved sales results for July reward our efforts over the last months and I look forward to continuing this sales trend in the future. In addition, I would like to thank our parent company PROTON Holdings Berhad for its unwavering and continued support for Group Lotus plc. I would also like to thank our growing global dealer network for their efforts and loyalty over the last months in helping us achieve these excellent results."