Callum Skye, Ian Callum’s Innovative Off-Roader Revolutionizes Electric Adventure
Renowned British car designer Ian Callum, famed for creations like the Aston Martin Vanquish and Jaguar F-Pace, is set to redefine the electric vehicle landscape with his latest brainchild—the Callum Skye. Departing from his traditional sports car designs, Callum introduces a radical, lightweight electric off-roader poised to make waves on both urban streets and rugged terrains.
The Callum Skye breaks conventions with its distinctive design, a departure from the typical off-roader aesthetic. Callum’s vision combines the ruggedness required for off-road adventures with the sleekness of a sports car. The wide off-road tires, exposing extreme angles for approach and departure, contribute to its off-road prowess, while the taut, extended glasshouse adds a sporty flair. At 157 inches in length, it’s a compact yet dramatically proportioned vehicle designed to exceed expectations.
The interior of the Callum Skye is yet to be fully revealed, but what is apparent is that owners will be greeted by a purposeful 2+2 layout within a fully enclosed cabin. Ian Callum envisions a simple interior that exudes a sense of quality, aligning with the vehicle’s dual nature—half sports car, half off-roader.
Powered by a 42 kWh battery and electric motors on each axle, the Callum Skye is projected to have a remarkable 170-mile range and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just under 4 seconds. Its all-wheel-drive system, coupled with a durable technical specification, makes it exceedingly capable both on and off the road. Engineers have integrated innovative features such as ‘carbon-fiber links’ and transparent panels, showcasing the commitment to cutting-edge technology and performance. The Callum Skye is positioned as more than a mere vehicle—it’s an extraordinary, high-performance, multi-terrain electric vehicle designed for those who seek unparalleled adventures on and off the road.
With fewer than 100 hand-built examples planned annually starting in 2025, the Callum Skye will be a rare indulgence for discerning owners. Ian Callum’s Warwick-based headquarters in the UK will be the hub of production, with a focus on meeting the massive demand anticipated on the U.S. West Coast and parts of Canada. While the exact price is yet to be announced, Ian Callum emphasizes that quality won’t come cheap.
Please visit the Callum Designs website for more information and to stay updated with Callum Skye’s production.