The days pass, and less and less is missing for the debut of the new Lotus Type 132: on March 29th, in fact, the new SUV of the British car manufacturer will be unveiled in all its details. The first information on the new Lotus branded model has already been released in recent weeks, and now the patent images that show the design and the raw lines of the new Type 132, which on the market will challenge electric rivals such as Jaguar I-Pace, Audi E-tron Sportback and Ford Mustang Mach-E.
To characterize the new British electric SUV will think about it sharp and sharp lines, along the lines of those that distinguish the sporty Emira. The design will be embellished with crescent-shaped headlights, a rear horizontal light bar, a steeply sloping roofline, flush door handles, sculpted side panels and a prominent rear spoiler, confirming the great aerodynamic efficiency of the new. Type 132. The grille in the lower part of the front deserves a separate mention, which behind its design formed by a series of hexagons divided into triangular segments hides an authentic air management system developed by Lotus, which has the dual purpose cooling the car and improving the front aerodynamics. Inside the SUV will be a steering wheel with illuminated buttons and a digital dial display, as shown by the recent official teaser videos from Lotus.
From an engine point of view, according to the latest rumors reported by Autocar the new Type 132 will be offered at launch in different variants, all four-wheel drive: the power will range between 600 hp and 750 hp, while the lithium-ion battery will have a capacity that will range from 92 to 120 kWh. The performance guaranteed by the top-of-the-range variant of the SUV will allow it to sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in less than 3 seconds flat. Recall that the new Lotus Type 132 will be built in a new factory in Wuhanin China, and will be one of two electric models built in the Asian country that the British brand will launch in the next five years.
Images: Autocar UK
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