Lotus is definitely calling it a ‘Hyper-SUV’, because of this: with its two electrical motors, the all-wheel drive Eletre has an influence output of (a minimum of) 600hp and a 0-62 mph time of lower than three seconds.
By way of electrical credentials, the Eletre has a battery that’s over 100kWh in capability, giving an estimated WLTP driving vary of 373 miles. Due to its 800v electrical automobile structure it could cost at a 350kW cost level (if yow will discover one), giving round 250 miles of vary in 20 minutes.
There are 4 drive modes: Vary, Tour, Sport, Off-Highway (and Particular person). Energetic journey top, energetic rear axle steering, an energetic anti-roll bar and torque vectoring through braking are all out there.
For those who’re extra all in favour of practicality, 4 or 5 seats could be specified inside the impressive-looking SUV physique type.
Lotus says that its custom of lightweighting might be evident within the Eletre, with plenty of supplies comparable to carbon fibre and aluminium aiming to maintain down the mass of the SUV.