Ten fun facts about Lotus

Fact 1
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.

Fact 2
Lotus was acquired by proton in the year 1994 after the bankruptcy of its then owner.

Fact 3
As of 2013, Aslam Farikullah is the COO whereas Syed Zainal Abidin is the Managing Director of Proton, the company that owns Lotus.

Fact 4
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.

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Short about Lotus
Is an automobile manufacturer in Britain, focusing on creating lightweight cars that have fine handling capabilities.

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