Lotus is developing its latest gasoline sports car

Lotus is developing its latest gasoline sports car

April 23, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

After that, the company will focus on the production and sale of powerful cars with an electric component of the power plant.

The sports car manufacturer Lotus buckets is working on the design of a new sports car with a gasoline engine. As it became known on Wednesday, April 22, this sports car will be the last in the history of the brand with a classic internal combustion engine. It is expected that the official debut of the car will take place at the end of 2020 or in the first half of 2021.

Lotus Cars CEO Phil Popham said the new car, although a sports car, will be positioned as a car for everyday travel. The preliminary cost of the car is already known – the most affordable version can be purchased for 55 thousand pounds, and the maximum configuration will cost 100 thousand pounds

Also, some details about the exterior of the car became known – the design will use some features of the Evija hypercar.

 Recall that the Lotus Evija was the first fully electric car of the brand. It was officially introduced in July 2019. The total power of electric motors reaches 2000 hp, and the range on one charge is about 400 kilometers. Acceleration to 100 km / h in such a car takes less than 3 seconds. Serial production of the latest Lotus petrol sports car will be launched at a factory in Hötel in the UK.