Lotus returns to U.S. with new model sports car


By Ben Ber-kowitz LOS ANGELES, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Lotus, the sports-car maker best known for its Formula One cars, on Tuesday announced that it would return to the U.S. market with a souped-up version of its Elise two-seater. Lotus, now a unit of Malaysian national carmaker Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd (Proton) , said at the Los Angeles Show that the Elise, long available in Europe, would be ready for sale in the United States sometime in late May. The new model, which will be ...

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