nearest authorised dealer to Phoenix is.....
340+ miles in SD, so its get it done locally on my own dime or deal with the logistics of getting it to SD and back
You are correct; there is currently not a Dealer in Arizona although we are working to get one.
At this point your closest Dealer would be in San Diego.
Lotus of San Diego
7820 Balboa Dr
San Diego CA
Lotus Cars USA, INC.