May 12, 2020 Heather Wilson


Lotus Cars USA partners with Premier Financial Services to introduce leasing for its Evora GT sports car to customers based in the United States. 

  • Partnering with Premier Financial Services to offer lease program for Evora GT
  • Evora GT now available to lease for the first time in USA, Canada to follow
  • Lease example: From $1,099 USD per month, 39-month lease, with varying down payments

(Plymouth, MI – May 12, 2020)– Lotus Cars USA announced today a new partnership with Premier Financial Services, allowing the 2020 Evora GT model to be leased by customers in the United States. 

For Lotus USA, it is another significant milestone in the ongoing transformation of the performance car brand. For customers, it means access to a whole suite of appealing new retail finance products on the critically acclaimed Evora GT, with a variety of bespoke Evora GTs available across its network of official Lotus retailers. A finance program for the Canadian market will follow.

Ryan Watson, President, Lotus Cars USA, said: “This is a significant moment for Lotus Cars in North America. We are making another positive progression in the development of our brand within this pivotal market. Premier Financial is a leader in this sector, and is a perfect fit as our financial partner.”

He added: “We are a company founded upon agility, ingenuity and a winning spirit. A robust finance offer gives us the ability to service our loyal enthusiast base, and importantly reach a whole new audience too. We look forward to introducing Lotus to the wider market.”

Premier Financial is the nation’s leader in classic, vintage, luxury and exotic auto leasing and financing. As an innovator in financial sophistication and customer service, it has assisted top industry brands in making leasing and financing accessible and has strong roots already established with many of current Lotus Cars USA retail partners.

Mitch Katz, founder and CEO, Premier Financial, said: “Lotus is a legendary and respected marque in the automotive world and has always produced some of the most desired racing and touring cars for serious enthusiasts. Premier is honoured to be associated with the Lotus Cars organization. We look forward to providing Lotus dealers in the United States with lease financing for their customers that’s flexible, transparent, and always delivered with a ‘concierge’ level of client service.”

About Lotus

Group Lotus is based in Potash Lane, Hethel, Norfolk, UK, NR14 8EZ. It is part of Geely Automotive, the fastest growing automotive group in the world. Geely has a 51% controlling stake, with 49% owned by Etika Automotive, a Malaysian conglomerate.

Lotus Cars builds world-class, high-performance sports cars including the Evora, Elise and Exige ranges. In July 2019, it launched the Evija, the world’s first all-electric British hypercar. Production will start in 2020.

Lotus Engineering provides a comprehensive consultancy service which works with many of the world’s OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. It is internationally recognised for its long-standing contribution to ground-breaking automotive engineering and vehicle development.

About Premier 

Since 1997, Premier Financial Services ( has been recognized within the automotive industry as an innovator and nationwide leader in lease financing of new and previously owned exotic, vintage and luxury vehicles. Premier finances cars purchased through authorized and independent dealers, and through private party transactions and auctions. Premier’s long track record of success and client loyalty is based on its love and knowledge of fine cars; financial sophistication and transparency; a “concierge” level of client service; and personal integrity in every transaction. Through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Premier employees have an ownership stake in the company.