The Skye isn’t the limit to Callum’s designs on electrification

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2 min readDec 6, 2023
The Skye isn’t the limit to Callum’s designs on electrification

The multi-terrain EV is the company’s first Callum-branded vehicle to be fully conceived, designed, and engineered in-house and follows an announced collaboration with fast-charging battery pioneer Nyobolt on a Lotus Elise-inspired lightweight EV.
Callum, the design firm founded in 2019 by Jaguar’s former Director of Design, Ian Callum, turned some heads last month when it unveiled the designs of the all-electric Skye, which it calls a multi-terrain sports vehicle. Similar in many ways to the Prodrive BRX T1, which Callum designed for competition in the 2021 Dakar Rally, the Skye is the company’s first Callum-branded vehicle to be fully conceived, designed, and engineered in-house.

“At four meters long, the Callum Skye is dramatically proportioned with a concise exterior aesthetic driven by its capabilities,” said Ian Callum, Head of Design at Callum. “It has been designed to exceed expectations: minimal mass, maximum capability — exceptionally usable and an absolute joy to drive.”

In the limited specifications in the announcement, Callum said the Skye features a rugged spaceframe chassis and a relatively small 2+2 enclosed cabin. Overall vehicle length is 159.3 in (4047 mm), its width is just over 74.8 in (at 1900 mm), and its trail-capable su
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