A brand new period for Lotus is sort of right here.
The new Eletre would be the model’s first electrical automobile in Australia when it arrives within the second quarter of 2024.
When it arrives, the Eletre will go head-to-head with electrical tremendous SUVs like… really, there are only a few rivals proper now. But it’ll compete with petrol tremendous SUVs such because the Lamborghini Urus, BMW XM, and Bentley Bentayga.
Lotus says it’s the quickest dual-motor electrical SUV with a high pace of 265km/h, although Tesla claims a faster 0-100km/h time for its Model X Plaid of two.6 seconds.
The Eletre’s focus is arguably as a lot on its expertise as its efficiency.
The lively security and driver help options are supported by LiDAR expertise, and help for over-the-air updates means the system “will probably be absolutely prepared when particular person market laws permit for the extra superior ranges of AD”.
- 2024 Lotus Eletre: $239,000
- 2024 Lotus Eletre S: $269,000
- 2024 Lotus Eletre R: $315,000
All costs exclude on-road prices
Power within the base Eletre and the mid-range Eletre S comes from a dual-motor all-wheel drive electrical powertrain with 450kW and 710Nm.
It has a single-speed transmission on each motors, and hits 100km/h in 4.5 seconds from standstill.
Moving to the Eletre R brings a dual-motor powertrain making 675kW and 985Nm; the rear motor has a dual-speed transmission as a substitute of the single-speed in lesser fashions.
The 0-100km/h dash takes a claimed 2.95 seconds.
All variations of the Lotus Eletre characteristic a 112kWh lithium-ion battery pack.
Claimed vary on the WLTP take a look at cycle is 600km within the Eletre and Eletre S, whereas the R has a claimed vary of 490km.
The battery pack has a claimed 20-minute cost time on a 350kW ultra-rapid DC charger.
The Lotus Eletre measures 5103mm lengthy, 2135mm broad with digital camera mirrors or 2231mm with typical mirrors, and between 1630mm and 1636mm tall.
It sits on a 3019mm wheelbase and has between 187mm and 194mm of floor clearance.
Luggage capability is 611L with 4 seats or 688L with 5 seats, increasing to 1532L with the second row folded.
The Lotus Eletre has a five-year, 150,000km warranty in Australia.
The high-voltage system is roofed for eight years or 200,000km, and the paint end is roofed for 5 years or limitless kilometres.
The Lotus Eletre hasn’t been crash examined by Euro NCAP.
Standard security gear consists of:
- Seven airbags
- Driver monitoring system
- Rear collision warning
- Autonomous emergency braking
- Rear cross-traffic help
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Lane-keep help
- Front and rear parking help
Standard package on the bottom Eletre consists of:
- 22-inch alloy wheels
- Active air suspension
- Matrix LED headlights
- Hands-free energy tailgate
- Keyless entry and begin (and phone-based locking/unlocking)
- Four-zone local weather management
- 12-way energy entrance seats
- Heated steering wheel
- 29-inch head-up show
- 12.6-inch digital instrument cluster
- 12.6-inch passenger show
- 15.1-inch central touchscreen
- Satellite navigation
- DAB radio
- Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- 8.0-inch rear display screen
- 15-speaker KEF sound system
- Four USB-C ports
- Wireless telephone charger
Moving to the S brings:
- Configurable ambient lighting
- Privacy glass
- Soft-close doorways
- Illuminated aspect sills
- 2160W 23-speaker KEF Reference sound system
Moving to the R brings:
- Active rear-wheel steering
- Continuous Damping Control
- Torque vectoring by braking
- Carbon package deal
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