Lamborghini’s first series-produced electrical automobile will make its debut by the tip of the 2020s. We all know the EV will arrive as a fourth mannequin line, not as a battery-powered model of an current automobile, and the model revealed a few of the areas it is specializing in in the course of the design section.
Firm boss Stephan Winkelmann lately confirmed the yet-unnamed EV will arrive as a grand tourer with a 2+2 seating format, so it would convey Lamborghini again to a section it left many many years in the past. Federico Foschini, the agency’s chief advertising and marketing and gross sales officer, revealed that the rear seats will not be merely for present: He instructed Motor Authority that they will be “comfy.” Studying between the traces means that the EV will fill the hole between Lamborghini’s two-seater super-sports vehicles, comparable to the brand new Revuelto flagship, and the family-friendly Urus SUV.
Foschini added that two adults will be capable of journey within the EV’s again seats. That is pretty uncommon in 2023: many of the 2+2s at the moment on sale, together with the Porsche 911, have rear seats which are greatest left to small children. One of many few exceptions is the brand new, second-generation Maserati GranTurismo, which is surprisingly spacious for its section. The Bentley Continental GT can also be large enough to accommodate 4 adults.
It is too early to offer technical specs as a result of the EV is not scheduled to land in showrooms till 2028 on the earliest. No matter what the mannequin is powered by, Foschini famous that the event workforce is taking pictures for over 300 miles of vary. “That is what you want, as a result of it is a full electrical automobile. You don’t have any different vary,” he instructed Motor Authority. Be aware that “over 300 miles” is the best-case state of affairs; the chief clarified that the whole quantity will rely on the driving mode chosen, which can also be true for combustion engines.
Extra particulars about Lamborghini’s upcoming electrical mannequin will emerge within the coming months. Within the meantime, the Italian model is getting ready to affect its total vary by 2024. Step one on this path is the aforementioned Revuelto, which makes use of a gasoline-electric hybrid system constructed round a brand new, 6.5-liter V12 engine. Subsequent is the successor to the Huracán, which is able to reportedly use plug-in hybrid know-how as nicely.