Lotus Evija. Lotus British manufacturer Lotus announced on Wednesday that it’s preparing a new manufacturing facility to build its new, all-electric Evija supercar. The Evija — both Lotus’s first supercar and its first electric car — will offer close to 2,000 horsepower, 1,254 foot-pounds of torque, and a top speed of more than 200 mph, Lotus said. It reportedly hits 186 mph in less than nine seconds and 62 mph in less than three. The car costs roughly $2.2 million, and buyers need to put down a $322,000 deposit to secure a production slot. The first Evijas will be delivered this summer, and Lotus has already sold all of this year’s allocations. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . There’s a new ultra-expensive supercar on the block claiming to be the most powerful production car ever built — and it’s not a Bugatti, Lamborghini, or Ferrari, as one might expect. The multimillion-dollar vehicle comes from British manufacturer Lotus, and it’s called the Evija — according to Lotus, that means "the first in existence." It’s unclear in what language , though. The car does mark a few firsts for Lotus; it’s the brand’s first electric offering, its first supercar, […]

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