By Alberto Frammartino, Oct 15, 2022
Lotus is in a little bit of a bizarre placement right now, in that for once it has a vibrant long run outlook. It has acquired an enjoyable vary of new autos, perhaps if not the best in its background. It has a stable economic footing that means it can “fail and bail” figuring out the house will not blow down. The security is courtesy of Geely Motors, the Chinese car conglomerate that acquired Lotus in 2017. Considering the fact that then Geely has been fast paced reworking its toy, and the finish end result is the Eletre SUV, Lotus Emira and this… the all-electric, Bugatti-busting Lotus Evija ultracar. Production is constrained to not a lot more than 130 illustrations, eight of which will be allotted to mark a special celebration in Lotus’s Components One particular history.
The Constrained-edition Evija celebrates 50 a long time considering that race legend Emerson Fittipaldi and Crew Lotus received F1 Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championship. The bespoke specification of the Lotus Evija Fittipaldi starts with its one of a kind paint end, which features its designation composed on the bodywork in gold lettering to the side of the rear window.
Complementing it are black and gold ‘Type 72’ wheels comprehensive with anodized heart lock surrounds – crimson on the remaining aspect of the automobile and green on the appropriate – as effectively as black and gold brake calipers.
The Lotus Evija Fittipaldi celebrates 50 many years since Emerson Fittipaldi and Staff Lotus won the F1 Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships.
The new edition of the pure electric powered hypercar commemorates 5 many years of the black and gold color plan of Lotus Kind 72 race automobile.
Emotive layout particulars consist of rotary dial crafted from recycled primary Style 72 aluminium, in addition Fittipaldi signature hand-stitched on dashboard.
Demand from customers is so large that all eight illustrations have been snapped up with very first customer deliveries early in 2023.
Lotus Evija Fittipaldi technological specification
Powertrain: Pure electrical, 4WD
Electrical power: 1500kw (4 x 375kw) / 2,039 PS
Battery electric power: 93 kW
Torque: 1,704 Nm with torque vectoring
-100 km/h (-62 mph): Beneath a few seconds
-300 km/h (-186 mph): Beneath nine seconds
Max velocity: Electronically confined to 350 km/h / 217 mph
All-electrical vary (WLTP Combined): 250 miles (402 km) *
Charging time (350kWh charger): 18 mins
Fat: 1,887 kg *
Generation run: Most of 130 automobiles
Over-all dimensions (L/W/H): 4,459 / 2,000 / 1,122 mm
Begin of Output: 2022