Lotus Eletre EV – A 600+ horsepower oxymoron…

Jack takes a first look at one of the most highly anticipated electric cars of the year, the new Lotus Type 132 – or to give it its proper name, the Eletre.

The Eletre signals the dawn of a new era at Lotus who, under the watchful eye of Chinese backers Geely, intend to place a heavy focus on electric ‘lifestyle’ vehicles in the coming years, as well as the nimble, two-seater sports cars the brand has built its reputation on. But is this two-and-a-bit tonne SUV sufficiently ‘Lotus’? Check out the video to find out.

Read Jack’s blog.


0:00 Oxymoron
1:46 This is no compliance vehicle!
3:43 The facts and figures
5:19 Exterior walkaround
11:07 Interior
15:40 Rear seat Jack test
15:32 Final thoughts

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