The Lightyear One is an all-electric car with a bodywork covered in solar panels that generates energy, which is stored in batteries and provides the electric car with a certain range.
The five-seat Lightyear One liftback is 5,057 millimetres long, 1,898 millimetres wide and 1,426 millimetres high. In terms of dimensions, the electric car is close to the Audi A7. There are five seats in the cabin and a boot volume of 780 litres.
Aerodynamic drag coefficient C = 0.2. This is one of the lowest coefficients among electric vehicles. The side mirrors are cameras that transmit images to displays embedded in the front doors.
Lightyear 0 specs:
- top speed – 160 km/h
- acceleration to 100 km/h – 10 s
- horsepower – 170 hp
- vehicle weight – 1535 kg
Lightyear 0 engine:
The car uses four unnamed engine-wheels (but a combined torque of 1,920 Nm) with 97% efficiency.
Lightyear 0 battery and range:
The electric car has a WLTP range of 725 km on a charge. And that’s the range from the traction battery alone. But the car is covered by solar panels with a total area of five ‘squares’. One hour in the bright midday sun provides One with 12 km of free-range.
Lightyear 0 0 – 100:
The claimed acceleration time from 0 to 100 km/h is 10 seconds.
Lightyear 0 top speed:
The top speed is recorded at 160 km/h.
Lightyear 0 interior:
Lightyear 0 price (Lightyear 0 for sale):
The car is available from €302500.