Iconic British sports car manufacturer, Lotus, is gearing up to make its mark in the Indian automotive market with the introduction of two exceptional models: the Emira and the Eletre EV. These highly anticipated vehicles are expected to debut later this year and will be exclusively available through Exclusive Motors in New Delhi.
Emira – A Perfect Blend of Performance and Luxury
Emira’s Engine Options: The Lotus Emira offers a choice between two outstanding engine options, including a 365hp four-cylinder engine sourced from AMG and a more potent 406hp V6 powerplant from Toyota.
Luxurious Interior: While staying true to Lotus’s DNA of being small, lightweight, and agile, the Emira introduces a surprising level of luxury. It boasts impeccable fit and finish, enhanced practicality with features like door pockets and cup holders, a digital instrument cluster, and a central touchscreen.
Eletre EV – Lotus’s Electric SUV for the Future
Modern Design: The Lotus Eletre represents the brand’s foray into the electric SUV segment. It features a modern and stylish design both inside and out, setting it apart in the electric vehicle landscape.
Impressive Power: Under the hood, the Eletre and Eletre S models impress with a robust 611hp, while the R version takes it up a notch with a larger rear motor, resulting in an astonishing total output of 918hp.
Impressive Range: Regardless of the variant, all Eletre models are equipped with a 109kWh battery pack and an 800V system, capable of rapid charging at up to 350kW. This ensures an impressive range of up to 600km on a single charge.
Pricing and Availability
Debut in India: Both the Lotus Emira and Eletre EV are set to make their debut in the Indian market later this year, offering automotive enthusiasts a taste of British engineering excellence.
Price Range: The price range for these luxury vehicles is expected to fall between Rs. 2.5-3.1 crore (all prices, ex-showroom New Delhi).
The Promise of Luxury, Technology, and Performance
Lotus’s entry into the Indian market promises not only head-turning aesthetics but also cutting-edge technology and exhilarating performance, albeit at a premium price point. This move is poised to redefine luxury and performance in the Indian automotive landscape, offering a unique blend of British craftsmanship and innovation.