British automaker Lotus Cars has officially marked its presence in the Indian automotive market with the launch of its electric SUV, the Lotus Eletre. Partnering with the Geely Automotive Group, Lotus is set to redefine luxury and performance in the Indian EV landscape.
Pricing and Variants
The Lotus Eletre is available in three distinct variants: Eletre, Eletre S, and Eletre R, catering to a wide range of preferences. With prices ranging from Rs 2.55 crore to Rs 2.99 crore (ex-showroom, pan India), this electric SUV combines opulence and innovation.
The Lotus Eletre boasts a plethora of luxurious features that elevate the driving experience. A massive 15.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system takes center stage, offering seamless connectivity and intuitive controls. Complementing this is a digital driver’s and co-driver’s display, providing essential information at a glance.
One of the standout features is the 15-speaker KEF sound system, delivering a commanding 1,380 watts of audio power. However, the top-tier variant takes audio to the next level with a staggering 2,160-watt, 23-speaker setup, creating a mesmerizing 3D surround sound experience.
Performance and Range
Under the hood, the Lotus Eletre is equipped with a robust 112 kWh battery pack and dual electric motors, producing an impressive 603 horsepower. The claimed range of this electric SUV is an astonishing 600 kilometers, ensuring that you can embark on long journeys with confidence.
Comfort and Convenience
Inside the cabin, the Lotus Eletre focuses on passenger comfort and convenience. It features a foldable 15.1-inch landscape-oriented touchscreen infotainment system with 12GB of RAM, 5G connectivity, and 128GB of storage. The 12.6-inch digital instrument cluster provides essential driving information, while the heads-up display (HUD) keeps your eyes on the road.
Connectivity is seamless with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and intelligent voice control allows for hands-free operation. The wireless charging pad ensures your devices stay powered throughout your journey. Passengers are treated to a third screen, and the panoramic sunroof brings in natural light, enhancing the overall ambience.
In addition to its luxurious features, the Lotus Eletre offers practicality with a seating capacity of five and a generous boot space of 688 liters. Its SUV body type and ample ground clearance of 194mm make it versatile for various terrains and driving conditions.
The Lotus Eletre EV marks the beginning of an exciting era for electric vehicles in India, setting new standards for luxury, performance, and innovation. With its impressive features and competitive pricing, it’s poised to make a significant impact in the Indian automotive market.