Lotus Type 132, the electric SUV debut? in the spring of 2022


The first electric SUV from Lotus that we currently know by the name of Type 132 , debutter & agrave; in the spring of 2022 . The communication comes directly from the English car manufacturer within a teaser video in which all the teasers on his new car that he had published over the last few weeks are collected. And speaking of teasers, shortly before the manufacturer had shown a very first glimpse of the interior of the electric SUV, and in particular of the infotainment system that seems to be; equipped with a large central display (teaser you can see in the photo).

It will take several months to discover the secrets of this SUV. However, thanks to shared teasers and past information, this model appears to be particularly interesting on paper.


According to what has been communicated to date by the British car manufacturer, the Type 132 will be able to; rely on active aerodynamics. In addition, it will have; of a particularly refined driving assistance system since it will be; present a LiDAR sensor. Speaking of the technical specifications, the electric SUV pogger & agrave; on the Premium Architecture platform which is; it was made expressly for electric models.

As told in the past by the manufacturer, using this platform & egrave; It is possible to develop cars capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3 seconds. Platform that supports 800 V architecture for high power charging. Furthermore, it will be & agrave; It is possible to integrate battery packs with a capacity; up to 120 kWh. The electric SUV, therefore, should be able to offer a good maximum range.

As already we know, the Type 132 will be & agrave; the first of four electric models that Lotus could & agrave; to debut by 2026 and are part of its growth strategy. In 2023 the British manufacturer will launch; the new Type 133, a coup & eacute ;. Two years later and this is; in 2025, it will be; the turn of the Type 134, another electric SUV. Finally, in 2026 will come & agrave; a sports car, the Type 135, a model that will be; developed in collaboration with Alpine and that will be able to rely on a dedicated platform.

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