Lotus Cars is a British manufacturer of sports and racing cars, famous for its Esprit, Elan, Europa and Elise sports cars and for the highly successful Team Lotus in Formula 1. Lotus Cars is based at the former site of RAF Hethel, a World War II airfield in Norfolk. The company designs and builds race and production automobiles of light weight and fine handling characteristics. It also owns the engineering consultancy Lotus Engineering, which has facilities in the United Kingdom, United States, Malaysia and China.
Lotus has officially opened its new sports car manufacturing facility at Hethel, naming it in honor of the company’s founder and inspiration. The Chapman Production Centre is a world-class center of excellence that is already building the Emira, the last petrol-powered car from Lotus and the best of breed. […]