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Lotus Evija

CompanyLotus Cars
Lead DesignersRussell Carr
Design TeamLotus Cars Design Team
Project LocationHethel, UK
ClientLotus Cars
CreditsPhotos by: Lotus Cars
Prize(s)Product Design of the Year
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Entry Description

Lotus Evija is the world’s first pure electric British hypercar. Designed, engineered and hand-built at Lotus’ home in Hethel, UK it is the world’s most powerful series production road car. The overall philosophy behind the Evija’s aerodynamics and design is about keeping the airflow low and flat at the front and guiding it through the body to emerge high at the rear. Put simply, it transforms the whole car into an inverted wing to produce that all-important efficient dynamic downforce. It’s like comparing a fighter jet to a kite, it's unique because of its porosity. The car 'breathes' the air