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Lotus Evija - a sports electric car with power up to 2000 l / s (19 photos)


Car manufacturers are getting more attentiondevote to the development of electric vehicles. The Lotus company, known for its unique sports cars Elise, Exige and Evora, also joined the innovation process. In the new electric car Evija, engineers used the most advanced technological innovations available at the current stage of technology development.


First of all, it should be noted outstandingtechnical characteristics of Lotus Evija, equipped with four electric drives, the total capacity of which surpasses almost all similar internal combustion engines. Under the hood, the Lotus Evija hides engines with a total power of 1973 horsepower, providing 1695 Nm of torque. Such power will allow to reach speeds of up to 100 km / h in 3 seconds, and up to 300 km / h. Evija will accelerate in 9 seconds. Maximum speed - 340 km / h.

The engine provides batterybattery with a capacity of 70 kW⋅h, allowing you to travel a distance of 400 km. Fast charging technology will recharge the battery in just 18 minutes. Sports car Lotus Evija is equipped with a solid carbon chassis, similar to those used in racing cars. The lower surface of the car has special channels for supplying air to the diffuser located in the back of the Lotus Evija. Additional channels pass through the hull. Such an air vent will allow to increase downforce, which will ensure optimal grip of the car with the track.


Mass production of Lotus Evija will be launchedin 2020 in the UK. Price supercar will vary from 1.9 million to 2.5 million dollars depending on the configuration. To make a preliminary order for the first 130 Evija, the buyer must make an advance of 310 thousand dollars.


Source: engadget.com