Prices for Lotus cars in Australia are being slashed off in a staggering price cut that should make it attractive to Australian customers in the country. As a result of the Aussie governments, decision to reduce import duties, Lotus Cars of Australia announced price reductions across the board where customers can save up to AU$18,500.

The price cuts involve a number of current Lotus models including the 2011 Elise, including the Elise R, Elise SC, Exige S, and Cup 260, will be given a price cut of AU$10,000 for all base units. Likewise, the price tag for the Lotus Evora will also be cut by the same amount.

A bigger price cut will also be given to the Lotus 2-Eleven, whose prices will be slashed by over AU$18,500.

Lotus Cars Australia Managing Director John Startari attributes the price reduction to the Australian government’s decision to reduce the country’s import duties. "The government’s import duty reduction at the start of 2010 has offered some assistance, whilst favorable foreign exchange rates have been a further catalyst to these announced price changes," he explains.


Source: Lotus Australia

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  (502) posted on 05.23.2011

Yeah, right. Exterior is good but the interior needs modification. IMO, I think they need to enhance the performance as well especially the top speed of the car.

  (394) posted on 05.23.2011

Honestly, I really don’t like the interior of the Lotus..I can’t see any elegance in there. It is somewhat similar with Honda Civic. However, talking about the performance of their car,
I would say that its a bog winner especially the Evora!

  (1211) posted on 03.7.2011

The car itself is primitive and one of the closest production car apart from any car.
As a racecar it was legalized. I bet you can get a lot of “terms” in this luxurious car.
And because of that I love this car!

  (592) posted on 02.17.2011

I currently drive a hard-top convertible and can say the difference between this and a coupe is 30 years. That is to say, the htc handles like my 30 year old coupe. When the top is up, there is more body roll and the suspension can feel a little more springy than need be.

  (559) posted on 02.17.2011

I think this car looks a lot better than the Ferrari California, which seems like its closest competitor. It weighs less compared to 3825 lbs the Ferrari, costs less, and makes 611 horsepower compared to 460 hp in the Ferrari.

  (401) posted on 02.17.2011

They mention a hard-top version. I agree, given the performance nature of the car, I would also prefer a coupe. Not only because it is less weighty, but more stable and more well-nature.

  (599) posted on 02.16.2011

But then again, this is just a concept so it’s not set in stone yet. Changes could still be made, or even another vehicle released simultaneously that stays true to the idea of simple and light.

  (613) posted on 02.16.2011

That is a 3D render of a concept, not the production model. Look at that rear glass. Unless Lotus has a Tardis in the trunk it ain’t gonna fit. Ferrari couldn’t do it with the California.

  (1332) posted on 04.11.2010

Nice compilation of videos. I like the car shots that are taken at night time, they are pretty cool. Well, even though they weren’t on their best, or they weren’t going fast, seeing them on the streets is still a great feed.

  (647) posted on 04.8.2010

That’s great! Because everyone can save money. Aside from this, Lotus cars are well known in the country of australia and I think many people living in australia will be surprised.

  (647) posted on 04.8.2010

Well, even if they slash 20 grand off the Lotus cars, they will still make a lot of money from it as those babies, like the Lotus 2-eleven, is still priced expensively after the discount.

  (461) posted on 04.7.2010

I guess you can’t buy it that’s why you hate it too much. Am I right?

  (417) posted on 04.7.2010

How can you say that? Are you in this world? Do you exist?

  (329) posted on 04.7.2010

No frills no Trills! Honestly, I’m not that impressed with it.

  (544) posted on 04.6.2010

Well this is something new, AU$18,500? So it means that the Mazda Miata’s price is a little bit expensive.

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