In the build up to the Silverstone round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), nine drivers, accompanied by three of the most distinctive race cars headed for one of the Capital’s most iconic landmarks – the London Eye.
It will come as no surprise to anyone who’s been following Group Lotus recently, that Dany Bahar, who was fired as CEO back in June this year, has initiated a claim for £6.7m ($10.6 million) against his former employers for “unlawful early termination of his employment”.
The first production Exige S came off the assembly line last week, beginning a new phase for the Norfolk sportscar maker. Chief Operating Officer, Aslam Farikullah, marked the milestone event by speaking out for the first time about his plans for the company.
It’s motor show time, so Lotus have given us another riddle to solve – 3 new cars, 2 new options AND 1 special limited edition. Thankfully they’ve given us part of the answer, but they’re keeping 2 of the new models a secret until they’re revealed on 13 September in Frankfurt.
Lotus are pulling out all the stops and launching two hardcore versions of the Exige and Evora, for the Pebble Beach automotive events this week at Monterey and Long Beach.