Malaysia's largest automaker, in turn, part of the DRB-Hicom group which considers the sale of the brand Lotus Proton decision problems. On it informs edition Autocar. Lotus representatives declined to comment to comment on this situation.
It is known that before buying interest in Proton Suzuki, Renault and PSA Group, but it is not known whether they are willing to take the "appendage", and Lotus. English manufacturer of sports cars and the "mother» Proton already faced financial problems five years ago, and were eventually bought by DRB-Hicom. The deal promised Lotus bright prospects.
For example, it is reported about the upcoming premiere of the new generation roadster Lotus Elise. news is scheduled for 2020. We also talked about plans for the brand to bring to market its first crossover, designed to make Porsche Macan competitor. It is expected that the model will be sold in Russia. Debut Lotus SUV is planned in four years.
By the way, the summer sales started in Malaysia Proton Perdana, model, previously available only for public servants. Novelty is based on the previous generation Honda Accord. In terms of our money price Perdana Malaysia starts from approximately 1,830,000 rubles.