Lotus Evija Electric Hypercar to be Revealed July 16th, 2019 - Complicate and Add Heaviness?

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Being pragmatic, I rather see they make the best possible EV with a Lotus philosphy (light, fun, simple, etc.) and still survive instead of having the company refuse to do that and end up dead.
That doesn't mean I wanna see they change the focus to SUVs or something...just keep the Exige/Elise sucessor and I will be happy.
 

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The "simplify" part actually goes very well along with EVs - few things are simpler than a brushless electric motor with its exactly one moving part. "Add lightness" is a little more difficult. Looking forward to seeing what they come up with.
 

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https://www.topgear.com/car-news/british/lotuss-electric-hypercar-will-be-called-evija

Curious to see what this will look like and get an idea of the performance stats but hard to imagine how high performance BPEV could align with Colin Chapman's philosophy.

What is a BPEV? I assume you meant a BEV. No need to add the p, it is fairly obvious that it will need to be plugged in.

Since this will be a limited run, it will be a play toy for the rich. I doubt more than a few will get driven more than a ten thousand miles.
 

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Lotus' first entry into the world of the hypercar is a £2m electric speed machine
that's an m like in million, and not an M like in thousand?
that's one expensive lotus!!! (2M would be rediclously cheap though :D)

looking good though!
 
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