Tonight Lotus launched its all-new and all-electric Eletre.
The Hyper SUV is on sale now with first deliveries expected in 2023.
We Blog Any Car quick stats:
<3 seconds 0 to 62 mph
161 mph top speed
373 miles driving range target
350kW charge time of 20 minutes for 248 miles
The Eletre is a rare creative opportunity in performance car design – the chance to start with a blank sheet of paper and develop an all-new vehicle that takes a brand in a completely fresh direction. There has been a close working relationship and much collaboration between the Lotus design studios in Warwickshire and Hethel. The result is a ‘Hyper-SUV’ that is genuinely different to what’s on the market; the electric powertrain has inspired a ‘cab-forward’ design that echoes the iconic mid-engined layout of Lotus sports cars, creating a unique look and position in the SUV segment. The arrival of the Eletre signals the start of a new era of pure electric SUVs.
Said Peter Horbury, Senior Vice President, Executive Advisor, Design, Lotus.
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