Dany Bahar

Dany Bahar

Lotus Sues Ousted CEO Dany Bahar For Unauthorized Expenses

In June of this year, Malaysia’s DRB-Hicom, the owner of Lotus’ parent company Proton, and subsequently the owner of Lotus, fired the British sports car manufacturer’s CEO Dany Bahar. It was announced that the decision to fire Bahar and several other executives was based on the... read more

December 3, 2012 by 
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Lotus CEO Dany Bahar Fired

Following a suspension last month amid an investigation into misconduct--likely related to his use of company funds to extensively refurbish his several houses--Lotus CEO... read more June 7, 2012 by 

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Lotus Esprit Supercar Due In 2014, Pending DRB-Hicom Approval

Following its bizarre rant on Facebook last week and accusations that its CEO Dany Bahar was missing in action, Lotus is doing its best to clear all the confusion and remains... read more April 18, 2012 by 

2013 Lotus Esprit

First Details On New In-House Developed Lotus V-8

We’ve known for some time that Lotus was working on a new V-8 engine for its upcoming Esprit supercar, even word that the automaker was pulling funding from other... read more June 22, 2011 by 

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Lotus Esprit Coming In 2013 With Unique 570-Horsepower V-8: Report

The 2013 Lotus Esprit is to be the first of a new-generation of luxurious sports cars from one of the most renowned performance marques in the industry. Styled under the... read more June 16, 2011 by 

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UK Rejects Lotus Funding Request, Increases Uncertainty For New Models

Lotus has some very ambitious plans--too ambitious some might say--to launch up to six new models between now and 2015, as well as start in-house development of its own... read more April 15, 2011 by 

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Report: Lotus Continuing To Update Lineup Before Arrival Of New Models

We know that Lotus is planning an extensive model overhaul, starting with a brand new Esprit supercar in 2013. However, that leaves a couple of years in between that... read more January 5, 2011 by 

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New City Car To Be Built By Lotus, Proton And One Other Automaker

Back at September’s 2010 Paris Auto Show Lotus unveiled a new minicar concept simply dubbed the City Car, confirming the automaker’s intent to venture into new... read more December 20, 2010 by 

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Lotus Boss Reveals Plans For In-House Designed V-8

Right up until August of this year there were reports claiming Lotus would continue to rely on Toyota for its future powertrains, including the use bespoke V-8 and V-10... read more December 15, 2010 by 

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Lotus Hires Former Ferrari And BMW Execs

In the past couple of months Lotus has unveiled a total of six new concept cars, all of which the automaker claims are production-intent designs. Not only that but the... read more December 5, 2010 by 

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Lotus Green Lights New Esprit

Lotus is probably in the best financial position it’s been in for years, with its debts about to be cleared and production at full capacity. Focus now turns to... read more November 11, 2009 by 

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Report: Lotus Sets Sights On Ferrari

Just months after leaving his position as Ferrari's marketing head, new Lotus CEO Dany Bahar is eying his old employer as a competitive target. According to a new report... read more October 8, 2009 by 

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Lotus Appoints Ex-Ferrari Exec Dany Bahar As CEO

With a resume that includes being head of corporate projects and right-hand-man to Red Bull's Dietrich Mateschitz and a stint as senior VP of commercial and brand for... read more September 3, 2009 by 


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