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Lotus Eigne Concept Car Body Design

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Lotus Eigne Concept

The Eigne is an electric sportscar targeted to young families combines the typical sportiness of models with a high of practicality. The author is David who graduated from Northumbria

The Lotus Eigne is a concept to offer a more practical for the Lotus line-up.

Designed by Fearnley with a young in mind, the Eigne intends to a level of practicality while the Lotus experience.

The generously-scaled space of the cockpit can accommodate two and a child . behind the driver to a 1+3 seating arrangement, made thanks to the in-wheel electric which eliminate any obstacles on the pan.

The in-wheel motors offer biased four-wheel drive for control while maintaining the drive feel.

The batteries power the electric motors are in the floor pan to keep them and lower center of gravity for handling.


As David explains The surfaces have created to cover the package of the and to improve aerodynamics.

This can be on the front end where the traditional has been eliminated and replaced by a front wing that is into the bodywork.

This channels air through and the windshield while creating down-force to improve front end

The airflow glides over the and down the rear of the vehicle it is pushed through a subtle integrated into the lip at the rear, to create sufficient down-force coupled with the lower to replace the existing lip spoiler on current Lotus models

The surfacing under the belt features a large intake swoops under the car allowing cooling to flow to the rear motors and helps suggest the source of power is present the rear this detail is accentuated by the rear wheel being larger than the

The convex and concave detailing runs into the vent the voluptuous Lotus styling and to disguise the fact the vehicle is a wider through the center.

The 3+1 layout is possible thanks to the four-wheel drive system eliminates any obstacles on the floor

The cockpit can accommodate the driver, two passengers and a baby-seat positioned behind the driver .

The dashboard has been conceived a sporting, modern look, clean-cut details matching the of the exterior.

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The lightweight carbon-fiber and seats promote the sports further.

Some subtle hint at the electric powertrain of the these include the battery logo and the circuit board embossed on the floor.

The access to the car was of importance. The side section of the was lowered slightly to allow for an “step” into the vehicle.

As is a center seat, access to it be tricky with conventional to overcome this, the doors a section of the roof in order to a larger access point to in to.

The hatch at the back was designed to the full width of the boot to be accessed, great for the shopping, golf clubs, etc.

the designer

David Fearnley has from the Transportation Design at Northumbria University with a 1st BA(Hons) degree on 17th 2008.

Among his professional is a collaboration with JCB Excavators led to two placements within the Industrial Department.

He is currently seeking internship and opportunities.

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