Caterham thinks about electric cars and crossovers

Caterham thinks about electric cars and crossovers

June 26, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The British company Caterham has been producing different versions of light roadsters that have been developed based on the Lotus Seven for 47 years.

But in the near future, a conservative brand may change dramatically. About plans in an interview with Auto Express on Thursday, June 25, said the head of Caterham Graham MacDonald.

Caterham understands that the future is in electrification, since by 2032 in the UK they are going to ban the sale of engines with internal combustion engines, including hybrids. The British manufacturer of roadsters buys engines from large corporations and recently completely switched to Ford gasoline engines.

As McDonald notes, current electric powertrains are very heavy and expensive for their cars. At the same time, Caterham specialists are following the development of electrical technologies and the company is ready to agree on the supply of new lightweight developments.

Caterham is currently looking for a new partner to develop its own special modification of the existing cross. But MacDonald did not disclose details.

In addition, it was recently noted that a performance package was prepared for the Polestar 2 electric car.