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7 July 2016

Simply Sports Cars Appointed Lotus Distributor for Australia & New Zealand

  • Lotus specialist Simply Sports Cars Sydney appointed as distributor

  • Full Lotus range is available: Evora 400, Exige Sport 350, 3-Eleven and Elise

  • Sales and Aftersales service for Australia and New Zealand

Lotus is pleased to announce the appointment of Simply Sports Cars (SSC) as the new distributor for Lotus cars in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ). Simply Sports Cars is the long time Sydney based Lotus specialist manned by experienced race engineers and factory trained technical staff.

Simply Sports Cars was established in 2003 as a leading service centre for Lotus cars in Australia supporting road, track and motorsport focused Lotus cars and became an official Lotus franchise dealer in 2013.

Jean-Marc Gales, Chief Executive Officer for Group Lotus plc, said, "When it comes to high performance, and highly desirable sports cars, Lotus sets the standard, and today we have never had a stronger or faster model line up. All Lotus sports cars set the benchmark for added lightness - this is what Lotus does and nobody does it better. We are making our best ever cars, and across the world more customers are experiencing what a Lotus is capable of.”

Jean-Marc Gales continues, “Lotus has a long history in Australia and New Zealand and our fans and customers in the region understand just what makes a Lotus so special, embracing our “light is right” philosophy. This knowledge and enthusiasm for Lotus is also carried by Lee Knappett and his team at Simply Sports Cars who have a well deserved reputation for delivering exceptional customer service and support.”

Lee Knappett, CEO of Simply Sports Cars said “We are delighted to be given the opportunity to expand our relationship with Lotus as a dealer and distributor. Simply Sports Cars has built a reputation in the Australia and New Zealand as one of the leading experts on Lotus, with a unique approach to fostering the sense of lifestyle and community that comes with the Lotus brand. The majority of Lotus owners in Australia and New Zealand are looking to become part of the Lotus family who appreciate the experience of driving and look for events in which they can enjoy their Lotus sports cars such as the Lotus Only Track Day events which regularly attract over 70 cars.”

In addition to the Evora 400, Simply Sports Cars will be importing the legendary Elise range, (including the Elise Sport, Sport 220 and Cup 250) and the quickest real world supercar, the Exige Sport 350 and the hypercar humbling 3-Eleven.


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