Lotus Cars is a private limited company which was founded in 1952 by Colin Chapman. It’s a British manufacturer specialized in racing and sports cars which are part of the most prestigious race in the world ‘Formula One’. The company is headquartered at Hethel, Norfolk in England, United Kingdom. Lotus is owned by Proton Holdings Berhad, a subsidiary DRB-HICOM.
Lotus Cars was originally founded by two engineers Colin Chapman and Colin Dare under the name Lotus Engineering Limited in 1952. The logo of the company contained four letters from Colin Chapman. Lotus Cars initially focussed on road cars; by 1960, Lotus Cars witnessed an increase in sales of its two-seater cars called Lotus Elan.