Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition Revealed

By Alberto Frammartino, Oct 14, 2022

Lotus is in a bit of a weird place ideal now, in that for at the time it has a brilliant upcoming outlook. It has got an interesting variety of new automobiles, quite possibly if not the most effective in its heritage. It has a steady financial footing that means it can “fail and bail” realizing the household will not blow down. The steadiness is courtesy of Geely Motors, the Chinese vehicle conglomerate that acquired Lotus in 2017. Due to the fact then Geely has been busy reworking its toy, and the finish end result is the Eletre SUV, Lotus Emira and this… the all-electrical, Bugatti-busting Lotus Evija ultracar. Manufacturing is minimal to not additional than 130 illustrations, eight of which will be allocated to mark a distinctive occasion in Lotus’s Formulation One historical past.

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition - rear view

The Constrained-edition Evija celebrates 50 many years since race legend Emerson Fittipaldi and Crew Lotus gained F1 Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championship. The bespoke specification of the Lotus Evija Fittipaldi begins with its unique paint finish, which consists of its designation composed on the bodywork in gold lettering to the facet of the rear window.

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition - static beauty

Complementing it are black and gold ‘Type 72’ wheels full with anodized middle lock surrounds – purple on the still left aspect of the automobile and inexperienced on the appropriate – as very well as black and gold brake calipers.

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition - interior

The Lotus Evija Fittipaldi celebrates 50 a long time since Emerson Fittipaldi and Group Lotus gained the F1 Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships.

The new version of the pure electrical hypercar commemorates five a long time of the black and gold colour scheme of Lotus Kind 72 race car or truck.

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition - golden decals

Emotive style and design details consist of rotary dial crafted from recycled original Variety 72 aluminium, in addition Fittipaldi signature hand-stitched on dashboard.

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition - steering wheel

Demand from customers is so substantial that all eight examples have been snapped up with 1st customer deliveries early in 2023.

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition - track shot

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi complex specification

Powertrain: Pure electric, 4WD

Power: 1500kw (4 x 375kw) / 2,039 PS

Battery electrical power: 93 kW

Torque: 1,704 Nm with torque vectoring

-100 km/h (-62 mph): Beneath 3 seconds

-300 km/h (-186 mph): Less than 9 seconds

Max speed: Electronically minimal to 350 km/h / 217 mph

All-electric powered array (WLTP Combined): 250 miles (402 km) *

Charging time (350kWh charger): 18 mins

Fat: 1,887 kg *

Production operate: Utmost of 130 vehicles

Overall dimensions (L/W/H): 4,459 / 2,000 / 1,122 mm

Get started of Manufacturing: 2022

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition - Hero

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