Ten fun facts about Lotus
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The company is headquartered in Hethel, Norfolk, England. This was the former location of an airfield from the Second World War, which makes for a very interesting site.
Lotus was acquired by proton in the year 1994 after the bankruptcy of its then owner.
As of 2013, Aslam Farikullah is the COO whereas Syed Zainal Abidin is the Managing Director of Proton, the company that owns Lotus.
The operations for Lotus are divided into two segments, namely Lotus Cars and its manufacturing counterpart, Lotus Engineering.Fact 5
Lotus specializes in the development and production of sports cars as well as an engineering specialist and consultant, pioneering into the world of car engineering.Fact 6
After having seen success on the track Lotus stopped participating in the Formula One once the 1994 season came to an end.Fact 7
The Lotus models that are currently available to the masses include the Elise, the Exige S. the Evora, the Lotus 2.Eleven and the T125 Exos.Fact 8
The company first came into existence by Colin Chapman, who was an engineer, as the Lotus Engineering Limited.Fact 9
The Lotus Elise was introduced to the United States market in the year 2005 and has since been a hit owing to its inspired design and great performance.Fact 10
The engineering division of Lotus has its reach in the United Kingdom, the United States, China and Malaysia. Go to more car facts ❯
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