Watch: James May's first look at the 2000hp Lotus Evija

A great man, and a soon-to-be great car

7w ago

James May loves looking into the future of the automotive landscape, and he did just that through a day with the stunning Lotus Evija hypercar.

2000hp, £2 million and all the EV geekery you could possibly hope for. Take it away, Mr May...

Watch the behind the scenes here:

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Comments (27)

  • Now that’s what an EV should be: A.) I’m very excited, and, B.) It’s British.

      1 month ago
  • We need to get May knighted.

      1 month ago
  • This is entertaining, we need more of this.

      1 month ago
  • Nice to see one of you guys go through the engineering logic of why certain parts of the car are located in the car eg reasoning. The future is 200bhp at a price tag of 2.2 million pounds yeah its a snip I will buy one not !!! The speed of the door needs some works lotus man lol !!!

      1 month ago
  • It's very impressive but I feel as though we've already reached the upper limit of how fast a car like this can be. Factor that with the reality that 2000hp electrically is delivered in the same way as 200hp with no noise, no gears that you can change, always awd and that there's no reason to have the battery pack anywhere else and so electric cars no matter how fast are going to be homogeneous and ultimately boring. Variety not pure speed is what makes cars interesting.

      1 month ago