Lotus Company Description:
Lotus has a long and varied and colorful history - you would not expect anything less from an organization that thrives on innovation and success. Lotus Cars is a British manufacturer of sports and racing cars based at Hethel, Norfolk, England. The company was formed as Lotus Engineering Ltd. by engineer Colin Chapman, a graduate of University College, London, in 1952. Since the 1960s the company has occupied a modern factory and road test facility at Hethel, near Wymondham. The company designs and builds race and production automobiles of light weight and high handling characteristics.