A brand new period for Lotus is sort of right here.
The brand new Eletre would be the model’s first electrical automotive 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. However it is going to 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 prime pace of 265km/h, although Tesla claims a faster 0-100km/h time for its Mannequin X Plaid of two.6 seconds.
The Eletre’s focus is arguably as a lot on its know-how as its efficiency.
The energetic security and driver help options are supported by LiDAR know-how, and help for over-the-air updates means the system “can be totally prepared when particular person market rules enable 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
Energy 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.
Shifting 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 function a 112kWh lithium-ion battery pack.
Claimed vary on the WLTP check 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 vast with digital camera mirrors or 2231mm with standard mirrors, and between 1630mm and 1636mm tall.
It sits on a 3019mm wheelbase and has between 187mm and 194mm of floor clearance.
Baggage 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 guarantee 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.
Normal security tools contains:
- Seven airbags
- Driver monitoring system
- Rear collision warning
- Autonomous emergency braking
- Rear cross-traffic help
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Lane-keep help
- Entrance and rear parking help
Normal package on the bottom Eletre contains:
- 22-inch alloy wheels
- Energetic air suspension
- Matrix LED headlights
- Palms-free energy tailgate
- Keyless entry and begin (and phone-based locking/unlocking)
- 4-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 tv for pc navigation
- DAB radio
- Wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- 8.0-inch rear display screen
- 15-speaker KEF sound system
- 4 USB-C ports
- Wi-fi telephone charger
Shifting to the S brings:
- Configurable ambient lighting
- Privateness glass
- Comfortable-close doorways
- Illuminated facet sills
- 2160W 23-speaker KEF Reference sound system
Shifting to the R brings:
- Energetic rear-wheel steering
- Steady Damping Management
- Torque vectoring by braking
- Carbon bundle