Lotus Evija – the first all-electric British hypercar

Lotus EvijaThe world’s first fully electric British hypercar, the all-new Lotus Evija, has been revealed. With unparalleled performance and a target power output of 2,000 PS, it sets new standards in terms of advanced EV engineering. Quite simply, the Lotus Evija is the most powerful series production road car ever built.

 

  • Lotus Evija – the first all-electric British hypercar – makes its world debut in London
  • Target power output of 2,000 PS makes it the world’s most powerful series production road car
  • Target 0-62 mph (0-100km/h) in under three seconds, top speed over 200 mph (320 km/h)
  • Ultra-lightweight carbon fibre monocoque makes it the world’s lightest production EV hypercar, at 1,680kg
  • Pure electric driving range target of 250 miles (400 km)
  • Mid-mounted battery pack echoes celebrated Lotus mid-engined sports car layout
  • World-first main and dipped beam laser lighting technology
  • Comprehensive personalisation and experiential programmes for customers
  • Designed, engineered and hand-built at Lotus’ famous home in Hethel, UK
  • Cements the UK’s position as the world leader in high-performance, advanced technology automotive manufacturing
  • Lotus Evija production limited to just 130 cars – in tribute to its Lotus ‘Type’ number, 130 – beginning in 2020
About David Brown 525 Articles
David’s boyhood passion for motor cars did not immediately lead to a professional role in the motor industry. A qualified Civil Engineer he specialised in traffic engineering and transport planning. What followed were various positions including being seconded to a government think-tank for the planning of transport firstly in Sydney and then for the whole of NSW. After working with the NRMA and as a consultant he moved to being an independent writer and commentator on the broader areas of transport and the more specific areas of the cars we drive. His half hour motoring program “Overdrive” has been described as an “informed, humorous and irreverent look at motoring and transport from Australia and overseas”. It is heard on 22 stations across Australia. He does weekly interviews with several ABC radio stations and is also heard on commercial radio in Sydney. David has written for metropolitan and regional newspapers and has presented regular segments on metropolitan and regional television stations. David is also a contributor for AnyAuto