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Lotus Eletre revealed, touted as the first electric hyper SUV

After so many teasers, we finally get to see the Lotus Eletre in all of its glory. This is the second battery-electric vehicle in the British brand’s product offensive, its first SUV, and the first vehicle on a new BEV-specific platform. Like other Lotus models that came before it, the Eletre applies the brand’s core […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/30/2022
Lotus Eletre is the official name of the brand’s first SUV

Lotus’ first SUV, known as Type 132, finally has a name and it’s Eletre. That’s fitting considering this battery-electric utility vehicle is the first of four new products coming from the British brand. The Lotus Eletre makes its official debut tomorrow after being teased over the last few months. We’ve seen everything from its aero-enhancing […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/28/2022
Lotus announces partnership with Britishvolt, teases Type 135 sports car

Lotus has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Britishvolt to collaborate on research and development of new battery-electric vehicle technology. This partnership will focus on codeveloping a new package to power the Lotus Type 135, the upcoming sports car scheduled for release in 2026. It will feature Lotus’proprietary electric propulsion system […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/31/2022
Lotus Type 132 debuts next spring

The Lotus Type 132, the brand’s first SUV, finally has a time frame for its global reveal and that’s next spring. After putting out multiple teasers, we now have a lot to be excited about regarding Lotus’ first mass-production battery-electric model. One of the last video clips showed off the car’s folding main display and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/30/2021
Lotus Type 132 teaser shows off active aero components

The first Lotus crossover has been teased once again, showing off more key bits. This time, we get to see the Type 132’s retractable spoiler for a hot second before the 15-second video ends. From what it looks like, the spoiler appears to do more than simply improve aerodynamics. Its design is similar to the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/22/2021
Lotus Type 132 SUV teased with lidar sensor on the roof

A few days after dropping the first teaser of its upcoming SUV, Lotus has decided to give us another glimpse at it with a second video titled “See.” The 15-second clip gives a glimpse of the top end of the Lotus Type 132 SUV’s windshield where the front lidar sensor resides. According to the brand, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/16/2021
Lotus Type 132 SUV teased for the first time

Lotus’ first crossover has been teased in a teaser video called “Breathe.” Dubbed the Type 132 SUV, it will be the second battery-electric vehicle in the Lotus lineup. The vehicle doesn’t have a formal name yet, hence why it’s being referred to by its project code. In the film, we see the openings in the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/11/2021
Lotus reveals electric sports car platform

A few weeks after announcing that it’s launching a family of battery-electric vehicles, Lotus has revealed what will underpin the sports cars. Built with a focus on lightness and the new structure was developed under Project LEVA that’s accelerating the creation of a new platform that preserves the brand’s focus on lightweighting. The result is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/30/2021
Lotus will release four new all-electric models through 2026

As part of its electrification plan, Lotus has announced that it will build four new battery-electric vehicles by 2026. The first is a large SUV code-named the type 132, which is expected to arrive in 2022. It will be followed by a swoopy coupe-like four-door dubbed the type 133 one year later. In 2025, Lotus […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/31/2021
Lotus developing four new platforms, Emira last new model with ICE

Under the Vision80 transformation strategy, Lotus has doubled down on making sure its future is electric. In addition to partnering with several organizations to leverage their expertise in light weighting and motor sport, and improve knowledge on electrification, Lotus has announced four new platforms for its future lineup. Each one is dedicated to the type […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/27/2021