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The world’s only hybrid Lotus Evora put up for sale (photos)

Existing in a single copy prototype Lotus Evora E414 Hybrid Range Extender was put up for sale. Sports car valued at 150 thousand pounds.

Hybrid sports car built on the basis of the usual “Evora”. The cost of its development and construction amounted to 23 million pounds. Lotus Evora E414 Hybrid has two electric motors, outstanding at 152 kW (207 HP) and 400 Nm each. They pass the time through the individual transmission, allowing you the flexibility to control the traction on each wheel. As a “magnifier power reserve” is a 1.2-liter “turbotron”. She has a battery capacity of 14.4 kWh.

From a standstill to 60 mph (97 kilometers per hour) hybrid Lotus Evora accelerates in 4.4 seconds. The combined reserve is 483 kilometres. Sports car equipped with paddles, which mimic the gear change boxes robotic, systems simulation sound engine operation and recuperation of braking energy.

In addition, Lotus Evora E414 Hybrid equipped with HALOsonic system, developed in collaboration with Harman. It uses a camera to estimate the trajectory and speed of pedestrians to adjust the volume of the external synth sound. HALOsonic operates at speeds up to 75 kilometers per hour and is able to control the space at a distance of 60 metres in front of the car.

In 2016 Lotus Evora E414 Hybrid sold by British businessman and fan of the brand Stuart Monument. The new owner hired the former employees of the company to restore the car and even rode it on the airfield.

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