Let's cut to the chase. Forget Lotus’s financial ups and downs (y’know, the promises of expansion and transformation that was quickly followed by retrenchment and now a pivotal takeover from Chinese firm Geely).
And forget those countless tartan-lined special editions that spout out of Norwich and onto TopGear.com seemingly weekly. See, when it comes to Lotus’s bread and butter – lightweight sports cars – it still makes some of the best in the biz. Fact