2024 Lotus Emeya 13

Lotus has unveiled its first four-door grand tourer, which is able to kind as the flagship mannequin in its electrical car (EV) lineup. It’s additionally confirmed to be coming to Australia.

Production of the Lotus Emeya electrical four-door grand tourer is slated to start in 2024, forward of a confirmed Australian launch someday throughout 2025.

The Emeya will likely be the British sports activities carmaker’s second EV on sale regionally, following the Eletre SUV that’s now confirmed to be arriving in the second quarter of 2024.

Lotus claims the Emeya is one among the quickest electrical grand tourers in the world, with a claimed 0-100km/h dash in 2.78 seconds. For context, the Porsche Taycan Turbo S can do the 0-100km/h dash in 2.8 seconds.

The Lotus Emeya in top-specification kind is powered by a dual-motor all-wheel drive setup producing system outputs of up to 675kW of energy and 985Nm of torque. There’s a two-speed transmission and a high pace of 256km/h.

These twin electrical motors are fed by a 102kWh battery pack. Lotus hasn’t disclosed a claimed vary determine presently, although it says it will likely be “broadly comparable” to the Eletre.

When plugged right into a 350kW DC fast-charger, the Emeya is claimed to have the ability to add up to 150km of vary in simply 5 minutes of charging. It additionally has the functionality to cost from 10 to 80 per cent in 18 minutes.

On the outdoors the Emeya has a spread of “superior and energetic aerodynamic components”. These embrace an energetic entrance grille, rear diffuser and rear spoiler.

The electrical four-door grand tourer additionally has an electronically managed air suspension system, that includes onboard sensors that monitor the highway 1000 instances a second and routinely regulate the suspension.

Inside the Emeya’s inside appears very comparable to the Eletre electrical SUV. There’s a spread of PVD aluminium, Alcantara, Ultrafabric PU and Nappa leather-based finishes.

The Emeya has a KEF Uni-Q encompass sound system with Dolby Atmos. There’s additionally an built-in highway noise cancellation system generates “anti-phase acoustic indicators”.

More details about the Lotus Emeya together with pricing will likely be introduced at a later date.

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