The final power output from the four-motor powertrain comes in at 2,011 hp (1,500 kW).
From this point on, every car launched from Norfolk will be electrically powered.
The very first new Lotus in many years is upon us and to celebrate, they will start things off with a First Edition.
There’s no mention of cost or specific production targets at this point.
It replaces no fewer than three models and serves as their final car with a combustion engine.
As you can expect, the noise will be vastly different to that V8 as the original soundtrack was slowed down and adjusted.
Production of the new sports car will start later this year and is expected to be the very last Lotus to come with a combustion engine.
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The car is expected to be shown in the first half of next year before going on sale in the following months and will reportedly revive the format of the Esprit
The current record is held by the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ with a time of 6:44.97.