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

2021.jan. 6.
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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: bit.ly/LotusBTS
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  • If you fancy a behind the scenes look at this shoot, check out my video: bit.ly/EvijaBTS

    Lucy at DriveTribeLucy at DriveTribe16 napja
    • @its_topguN twitchtv I clicked the link, and it just leads to her BTS video, just like she said, so I dunno what you're talking about.

      Eirik OlsenEirik Olsen7 napja
    • @Eirik Olsen because its obvious a scam or some fishy link. If you look close the s in http is missing. The s stands for secure 😊

      its_topguN twitchtvits_topguN twitchtv8 napja
    • What's with all the mean comments lol?

      Eirik OlsenEirik Olsen8 napja
    • woman dont drive please!!!!

      ThunderdomeThunderdome12 napja
    • Why you hate cheese and wine :(

      AUKSHAYAUKSHAY12 napja
  • That car has a lot of health points...

    Patriotic_WolfPatriotic_Wolf3 órája
  • Looks very Ferrari-esque

    VCP CattleVCP Cattle4 órája
  • James NEVER disappoints, does he?

    Larry DavidLarry David5 órája
  • Incredible . I want one

    Alex SpaldingAlex Spalding9 órája
  • Could have picked a better colour.

    Stig R.Stig R.11 órája
  • ...and that is going to HURT! Hurt you eyes, back and neck, but more importantly, hurt the competition's pride.

    Aaron WalcottAaron Walcott12 órája
  • Lotus: 2k HP 2 million Me: Honda with 2l petrol and twin turbo with reinforced engine 500 USD and vtetech 7k Lotus: Bruh

    Rion DUBRion DUB13 órája
  • The doors are slower than that of James' hearse/ambulance

    asioe kiouasioe kiou14 órája
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    Asma AngelAsma Angel15 órája
  • When the door is half way up you could always crawl in.

    Sam ConductSam Conduct15 órája
  • 2M and it doesn't even have an engine... Some muppet will still buy it.

    Wriggler 69Wriggler 6916 órája
  • lots of trouble usually serious

    Alexandru OrosAlexandru Oros17 órája
  • So, how fast does it go from 0-300kmh? Lotus: Twice faster than opening the door

    Hélder PalmaHélder Palma20 órája
  • What a terrific looking machine (with the exception of the tail lights).

  • Treesome of Koenigsegg Regera + Mercedes-Benz biome + Laferarri?

    yeoh yuanxiyeoh yuanxiNapja
  • Sure being seated in the middle of the powerful thunderbolt of electricity is not my cup of tea.

    Robert MTLRobert MTLNapja
  • Subscribed!

    VStormV BringerVStormV BringerNapja
  • you know its slow when James says its slow

  • whats the music name?

  • the new james bond car

  • It looks like the "upcoming" hennessy venom

    T. HuangT. HuangNapja
    • More like the old one. They both probably have the same chassis.

      Garrett RitchieGarrett RitchieNapja
  • He's really loosing his sense giving a prototype sense over his philosophies so prematurely. The battery pack placement choice is there just because we don't know another place for it yet, like we didn't knew how to shape cars more than a horse cart 100 years ago...

  • Sorta has a bit of a Ferrari look.

    Kailen BittnerKailen Bittner2 napja
  • This car on a race with a LeMans style start would be something.

    FabricioSTHFabricioSTH2 napja
  • this is piece of plastic and any boar builder can make any shape you want.

    car5carcar5car2 napja
  • It's odd people pay do much for junk

    Top HatTop Hat2 napja
  • The man who engineered those doors must have also done the power rear gate on the 2014-2018 Subaru Forester.

    Daniel RyanDaniel Ryan2 napja
  • I hate every car that doesnt have a round steering wheel.

    Society needs a system updateSociety needs a system update2 napja
    • Even Formula 1?

      Rohil BudrukRohil Budruk14 órája
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    Ashley CookAshley Cook2 napja
  • It actually has a sound: the sound of money

    Andreatta ThomasAndreatta Thomas2 napja
  • I hope they add a button to use the slow door on the passenger side, let them awkwardly stand there for 30 seconds while everyone is taking pictures

    Lawson MurphyLawson Murphy2 napja
  • Freakingnawsome

    morten huva stensethmorten huva stenseth2 napja
  • Lotus will forever be the ugliest

    Jay DJay D3 napja
  • This car is lit..... Gallarado and MClaren in one.....

    ZakZak3 napja
  • looks like a lambo

    Jeremy CateJeremy Cate3 napja
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      Car Reviews by M A 7Car Reviews by M A 73 napja
  • 4:22

    NickNick3 napja
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  • "Lotus People!"

    29-Satyajeet-10-C29-Satyajeet-10-C3 napja
  • don't let hammond near that car!

    David DavidsonnDavid Davidsonn3 napja
    • If you believe the covid bulshit no one will be left to drive it. Of course you know that it’s lies but if you speak that’s the end of your career

      sehhi vootysehhi vooty3 napja
  • MG .XRHFC870 fwd ... .. its not bake off its better

    buddahkmbuddahkm3 napja
  • ajar doors . too heavy.. wat do you do with the battery after driving it hard 1/2 life

    buddahkmbuddahkm3 napja
  • if its tcr / scelecttics i got bored after 7 minutes.. till it falls of the track..

    buddahkmbuddahkm3 napja
  • Waiting for the door to open/close is like waiting for a mundane pastor to wrap up his sermon.

    Mamba MentalityMamba Mentality3 napja
  • you need 2000 hp and 0-180 mph in under 9 seconds to make up for the time you lose opening and closing the door... Just saying

    Caio RonnauCaio Ronnau3 napja
  • Just wondering if you run the batteries completely flat can you still open the door to get out?

    Steve MuirSteve Muir3 napja
  • "Engines" pollute the Earth's environment. Especially when it's running with 200 hp...

    Markus PatientsMarkus Patients3 napja
  • HAHAHA hopefully you can see some deer in your rearview MEER.

    K DK D3 napja
  • Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut is laughing.

    Anders ElofssonAnders Elofsson3 napja
  • Still i would rather have a Lancia Stratos

    ErkkipappersErkkipappers3 napja
  • Even if it had 10,000 hp it will still sound like my nan's sewing machine!

    Mr ScrotumMr Scrotum3 napja
  • Ngl it looks like hotwheels car.

    This is a DUCK!This is a DUCK!3 napja
  • Don't care how powerful it is! If it sounds like a milk float, then I'm not interested!

    Mark ShawMark Shaw4 napja
  • If you believe the covid bulshit no one will be left to drive it. Of course you know that it’s lies but if you speak that’s the end of your career

    dlmdlm4 napja
  • I don’t t believe that 500hp per wheel means that in total the car has 2000hp. It has a very torqued 500hp!

    Peter VossosPeter Vossos4 napja
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    Random ElvisRandom Elvis4 napja
  • Is it me or is James May starting to look like Brian May

    BeatDragonBeatDragon4 napja
  • That would be too fast to follow any flying bird in The Speed Of Birds.

    TheBrickGuy7939TheBrickGuy79394 napja
  • That is one stunningly beautiful automobile. Thanks James!

    Lee H.Lee H.4 napja
  • Either they make one with sensible doors or I've gotta build a new garage.

    Robert Walton-SharpRobert Walton-Sharp4 napja
  • Am I the only one who noticed the “rear view meer” reference lol

    Spencer BellSpencer Bell4 napja
  • Yeah but the world don't have a lot of places that you can use 2000hps... so i will keep myself on the petrol noisier and sucessfull with the girls side 😎✌

    andrew evolutionandrew evolution4 napja
  • Who said lotus can't make a car fast in a straight line!

    Phyllis WhitmanPhyllis Whitman4 napja
  • Ford GT with Steroids

    Ghaith BMGhaith BM4 napja
  • Reer view meer

    Ni NiNi Ni5 napja
  • 5:00 it reminds me of one of some ambulance.............

    Multiple ChoiceMultiple Choice5 napja
  • Well, since buying a car with less than 1000hp is clearly useless, 2000hp is at least a step in the right direction. 😬

    VermilionteaVermiliontea5 napja
  • rear looks bit awkward

    Robert BalejikRobert Balejik5 napja
    • together

      yasio boloyasio bolo5 napja
  • Lotus Evija looks like a LaFerrari

    Filming AustraliaFilming Australia5 napja
  • Israeli Tribe would be more apropos...

    chopper alwayschopper always5 napja
  • Such a misleading color I don't think I'm the only one though "Oh nice Ferrari.......wait a minute what just did he said??"

    OmarOmar5 napja
  • That ZXR though!

    GaberánGaberán5 napja
  • That door opening was absurdly slow.

    Daniel L.Daniel L.5 napja
  • 2 million for a car, You got be of your meds to pay that for any car.

    SPAWN23SPAWN235 napja
  • Door designer: ''let's bring that awesome slo-mo effect from the movies into the real world. It's gonna be fantastic! Reality: .............................................................................................

    The Wild OneThe Wild One5 napja
  • What the music

    Shut UpShut Up5 napja
  • This is the strangest boss I've ever seen

    Brennan PerryBrennan Perry5 napja
  • NCE- non combustion engine

    3083289283083289285 napja
  • As a car guy I should care that a car has 2000 HP but honestly I really don't and I will care even less when its 3000 next year.

    Mark SpoorMark Spoor5 napja
  • I'd like to see this car go up against the hoonicorn.

    Rambo JohnRambo John5 napja
  • tought this was the new henessey venom

    Nicolas SmithNicolas Smith5 napja
  • I hope that Lotus offers a hybrid because I still want the sound of a screaming twin-cam turbocharged engine, but electric motors at the front wheels would be very amusing. An AWD Evora would be very welcome.

    epistteepistte5 napja
  • Slowest doors EVER!? Just imagine you’re behind one of these at a French motorway toll-booth 🤣🤣🤣

    Rik MaxSpeedRik MaxSpeed5 napja
  • More importantly, how fast can the Stig get it around the track?

    sferrin2sferrin25 napja
  • Ive always loved lotus especially with how as a manufacturer they approach the build. It’s all about the drive. Love it but a lotus badge and a £2,000,000?price tag just don’t go together

  • Digital watches should have killed off mechanical watches. They didn't.

    Bran CakesBran Cakes5 napja
    • @mega G You obviously don't know the watch market.

      Bran CakesBran Cakes4 napja
    • they did.🙂

      mega Gmega G4 napja
  • James May is just Fantastic!

    J SJ S5 napja
  • Just a shame such a beautiful car is electric. With a 800bhp naturally aspirated V12 in the back it would be perfect.

    FruitFlyKillaFruitFlyKilla5 napja
  • I would rather have a La Ferrari for that money.

    Caesar ACaesar A5 napja
  • 2.2m for lots of trouble usually serious?!

    RichardAndewSwayneRichardAndewSwayne5 napja
  • Know point, just vanity (car too!)

    petewoodroffemusicpetewoodroffemusic5 napja
  • Oh Dr.May, you are having just far too much fun with the nice Lotus people.

    Dougale MacAlestyrDougale MacAlestyr5 napja
  • looks like a cheap la ferrari

    Dom inikDom inik5 napja
  • Its electric, that means to me it could have 5000 Bhp and it'd still be a soulless vehicle. I can't express enough how disinterested I am in the future of motoring if its going to be totally electric.

    BuggerlugzBuggerlugz5 napja
  • James May or Brian May?

    archive303archive3035 napja
  • Id get that lotus and put a LS motor in it 😭😭

    Rider_RingzRider_Ringz5 napja
  • Pretty hope it handles like it looks. !

    william armstrongwilliam armstrong5 napja
  • What does it get to the gallon ?.

    TamTam5 napja
  • How to get your car video to 10m have a slow lift and very slow car door's 🤔

    Rebecca R6Rebecca R65 napja
  • Rimac has got a serious competition.

    Mitja BoncaMitja Bonca5 napja
  • James May looks more like Pierres Corbyn everyday!

    Recce RatRecce Rat5 napja