New and upgraded condition-of-the-art engineering take a look at amenities have been installed, allowing for the corporation to increase its consultancy expert services, and effectiveness car range. Improvements to the internet site involve an all-new electric powered drive device take a look at mobile created to take a look at electric powered powertrains which include the motor, gearbox and supporting electronics, as nicely as upgrades to the interior combustion take a look at and enhancement cells, the propulsion prototype develop workshop, and the vehicle emissions lab enabling engineers to meet global emissions specifications.

The renowned two.two-mile Hethel take a look at observe, which has been utilised to put historic Lotus race and road automobiles via their paces, has also been upgraded with new trackside boundaries, new CCTV cameras, an upgraded entrance and exit barrier regulate method, and improved fireplace protection all-around the circuit. In addition, Lotus is creating an all-new manufacturing facility that will be utilised to manufacture a new Lotus sports car upcoming yr, as nicely as a new assembly corridor for the Lotus Evija all-electric powered hypercar.