South Asia's first fully-electric supercar Vega EVX, designed and manufactured in Sri Lanka, was officially unveiled on 3rd of March at the Geneva International Motor Show 2020 in Switzerland, despite the Show did not go as usual due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.
VEGA, the flagship electric supercar is the first of its kind built in Sri Lanka, designed and developed by Vega Innovations, a subsidiary of CodeGen International Ltd. This will be the first-ever vehicle in history, entirely designed and engineered in Sri Lanka to be showcased at a premier international motor show.
This all-electric Supercar is powered by a dual-motor all-wheel-drive drivetrain delivering 804HP and 720NM of torque. With a 40kWh battery-pack, recent test drives confirm a staggering 0 to 100 kmph acceleration in 3.1 seconds, an estimated range of 250 kilometres and a top speed of 240 kmph denotes the overall performance of the Vega EVX Supercar. This two-seater Supercar showcases advanced multidisciplinary technology applications and a skilfully fabricated lightweight carbon fiber body.
“In 2013 and early 2014 when we put this team together we wanted to focus on building cutting edge technology for the electric supercar market and bring the technology to Geneva. Now that we are here we feel that this is a massive accomplishment for us even with the disruption of the coronavirus that has affected this event. We stand by with the organizers of this event as we also stand with the people for safety and health,” Dr. Beshan Kulapala , Director and co-founder of Vega Innovations said.
An emerging Sri Lankan hi-tech innovation company took the automobile world by storm when it begins rolling out Sri Lanka’s first all-electric ‘supercar’ named Vega from mid 2020.
300 Kw battery-powered car with a 240 km range would the first ever luxury, all-electric ‘supercar’ made in Sri Lanka and in the Asian region. The ‘supercar’ label is used for such high-powered and high-speed luxury cars.
Vega does a quick zero-to-100 mph in 3.1 seconds. It is a 900 bhp supercar and is designed, both interior and exterior, and manufactured locally.
Its electronics, battery, light and all features are also locally made sans the motor and battery cell. The battery pack, controllers and all other parts are made in Sri Lanka.