I think his comments are reassuring as regards Lotus' focus on sports cars. I'm inclined to give him the benefit of any doubt since the money to do this is allocated.
"We're a sports car brand, and we are developing a new sports car, which you'll see towards the end of next year," Popham said, noting that all future models will be engineered to meet the regulation standards of key markets such as the U.S.
Any promises or product plans discussed before Geely was involved are probably irrelevant.
Is it too soon to start speculating on what a new $100K sports car on a new platform might look like?
'17 Evora 400 MT