Lotus News Article

Lotus makes tracks to the metropolis of Milan

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 12:00
Lotus Cars Limited is delighted to announce its latest dealer appointment, ‘Lotus Milano’, a dedicated Lotus showroom on Via Cesare Battisti, Vedano Al Lambro, Milan, Italy.

Lotus Milan Opening‘Lotus Milano’ opened recently and is a brand new Lotus-only showroom for Milanese sports car fans brimming with the latest Lotus models; the Evora, the Elise and the Exige S.

‘Lotus Milano’ is the fifth sales dealership in Italy and is part of an expansion plan that will include the appointment of three additional new dealers in the territory, over the next three years. It is the second Lotus dealership in the Lombardy region, and represents the significant demand for Lotus cars in the area. The location has been selected to serve the Brianza area and Milan, bridging demand of quality-conscious industrialists and craftsmen of the former, with the crème de la crème of Italy’s fashion capital.

The new ‘Lotus Milano’ showroom has adopted the Lotus brand’s latest corporate identity standards, showcased at international motor shows and already implemented in various dealerships around the world. The showroom has a modern look and feel with an inviting lounge area where customers can browse the Lotus library or leisurely spec their new Lotus.

In addition to the full sports car range, Lotus Milano will also retail the Lotus Originals collection with a range of luxury apparel, high quality leather accessories, toys, models and other special edition collectibles which will appeal to the fashion-conscious Milanese sports car drivers.

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About the cars

Whether it’s for city drives or countryside escapades, the much-loved Elise S – with its soft top and big personality - is perfect for both the picturesque roads outside Milan and for cruising the ‘Via Montenapoleone’ in style. Its 1.8 litre supercharged engine, which delivers 217 hp / 220 PS, marries speed, versatility and fun in one sporty package.

Meanwhile, the new Exige S, the ultimate in focused sports cars, caters to a more extreme market. The current ‘Car of the Year 2012’ not just boasts impressive stats but is recognised by experts as a benchmark of superior ride and handling. Capable of reaching 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds or 100 km/h in 4.0 seconds, the Exige S is no slouch! Its dynamic performance is also enhanced by the 345hp (350 PS) supercharged 3.5 V6 engine.

And finally, the stunning Evora S with its supercharged 3.5 V6 and critically acclaimed chassis, balances beautiful design and precise sports car handling perfectly. The Evora S allows for great comfort in the city and lots of fun when it comes to the fast stuff!

Fuel consumption for Elise is– urban 34.0 mpg - 8.31 litres / 100 km, extra urban 56.1 mpg - 5.04 litres / 100 km, combined  45.0 mpg - 6.28 litres / 100 km. CO2 emissions 149 g CO2 / km.

Fuel consumption for Exige S is – urban 19.50 mpg - 14.5 litres /100 km, extra urban 37.2 mpg - 7.6 litres /100 km, combined 37.2 mpg - 7.6 litres/100 km. CO2 emissions  236 g CO2 / km.

Fuel consumption for Evora is – urban 21.5 mpg – 13.2 litres / 100km, extra urban 39.6 mpg – 7.1 litres / 100km, combined - 30.3 mpg – 9.3 litres / 100km. CO2 emissions 217 g CO2 / km.