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Lotus Cars - British manufacturer of sports and racing cars based in Hetele, Norfolk, England. The company was founded in 1952 by Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman as Lotus Engineering Ltd. Initially, production was located in the former stables in Hornsey. Since 1960, car production was moved to a modern factory near Hetel. The plant is located next to the old military airfield, which was converted under the test track. In 1982, aged 54 years, died of a heart attack, Colin Chapman. He went from a used-car dealer to the brilliant designer and multimillionaire. His successful racing cars won seven titles in a series of races Formula 1. In 1986 the company was bought by General Motors, which sold its holding ACBN Holdings S.A. August 27, 1993 for 30 million dollars. In 1996 he bought a controlling stake in Malaysian group Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd (Proton), a Malaysian car company owns Proton.