Sunday, January 12, 2014

Colin Chapman: Founder Of Lotus Cars


Colin Chapman
Founder Of Lotus Cars
A Passion For Sports Cars & Rolex

Colin Chapman was born in 1928 and passed away in 1982. Colin was a highly influential British designer, inventor and automotive industry maverick.


Chapman founded the Lotus Car Company in 1952 and was a revolutionary designer in the world of Formula One innovation. Among many of his innovative achievements was using struts as a rear suspension device. As we see in the photo below, Colin is pictured sporting his trademark yellow gold Rolex Day-Date which kept the time of his life.

"To add speed, add lightness." –Colin Chapman

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