Thousands Of Sports Cars Recalled Over Oil Leak Concerns

Law360, New York (October 28, 2011, 3:05 PM EDT) -- Sports and race car manufacturer Lotus Cars USA Inc. has recalled more than 5,000 Elise and Exige models over fears a faulty oil line could spray oil and cause car crashes or spark fires, federal transportation regulators said Friday.

The recalls affect 2005 and 2006 Elise and Exige models manufactured between June 2004 and November 2006, according to the automaker's letter to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. The letter said the callback could apply to 100 percent of U.S. production of those models over that...
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