What Details a Driver Should Know About Lotus City Car

May 7, 2012 at 01:07

Many of us know Lotus City car by its original and old name – Lotus Ethos, however the new name is believed by the developers to bring new rush at the market, since the new name reflects the concept’s idea more clearly and thus will better communicate the needed message to the future drivers of this car.

Photo of Lotus Range extender

Photo of Lotus Range extender

Now we will talk in more details about this car. We already know that Lotus City Car was rewarded with an extremely powerful engine for a car of such a size, but at the same time, few people may know that it has a hybrid engine inside. This actually makes the car far better in fuel efficiency on the road.

Photo of the Lotus City Car engine on the assembly

Photo of the Lotus City Car engine on the assembly

The car itself seems to be very small, and thus appears a question of how everything managed to fit in this City Car. The answer is simple – designers have worked well. This three-door concept City Car weighs somewhat around 1400 kilograms, and has four very comfortable seats. This automobile has two engines – a gasoline one, which is located in the frontal part of the car and the electric, which is located within the rear axle near the back wheels. The accumulative batteries are located under the passenger seats.

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