Lotus steps into an electrified future with Emeya, a blend of cutting-edge design, advanced technologies, and the impeccable performance heritage that the brand is renowned for. This First Hyper-GT, unveiled amidst the sparkling lights of New York City, embodies a perfect harmony of luxury and performance, marking a significant milestone in Lotus’ journey.
“Emeya is an amalgamation of our 75-year legacy of engineering prowess, blended meticulously with today’s most advanced innovations, delivering a driving experience that is as thrilling as it is efficient,” articulated Feng Qingfeng, the visionary CEO of Lotus Group.
Engineered with a meticulous attention to detail, Emeya boasts a suite of active aerodynamic features. The active front grille, rear diffuser, and rear spoiler are not mere artistic strokes but engineered masterpieces that enhance the vehicle’s stability, underscoring Lotus’ commitment to ride and handling excellence. The low centre of gravity, dubbed “hyperstance,” amplifies this stability, making every journey not just a drive, but an experience.
A jewel in the crown of Lotus, Emeya is equipped with an electronically controlled air suspension system. Its sensory intelligence feels the road with a sensitivity of a thousand times per second, orchestrating a seamless symphony of adjustments to deliver an unrivaled smooth ride.
Under the hood, or more aptly, within the meticulously crafted chassis, lies Lotus’ high-power dual motor setup. With a top speed that surpasses 155mph and a 0-62mph sprint accomplished in a breathtaking 2.8 seconds, Emeya doesn’t just move, it leaps, establishing itself among the fastest electric GTs globally.
“Emeya redefines the electric GT landscape, melding raw power with groundbreaking technology, enveloped in a design that is as visually arresting as it is aerodynamically efficient,” said Ben Payne, the Vice-President of Design at Lotus Group.
Complementing its awe-inspiring performance, Emeya’s charging capabilities are unrivaled. With a 350kW DC fast charger, it promises 93 miles of added range in approximately five minutes – a testament to Lotus’ unwavering commitment to blending performance with practicality.
Sustainability is at the core of Emeya’s design philosophy. Every curve and contour is crafted from advanced, sustainably sourced materials. The integration of luxury threads repurposed from the fashion industry, coupled with PVD aluminum and Nappa leather, underscores a conscientious approach to luxury and performance.
Amidst the technological and performance accolades, Emeya also promises an auditory experience par excellence. In collaboration with KEF, an immersive audio system featuring the award-winning Uni-Q® speaker design and Uni-Core™ space-saving subwoofer enclosure promises to make every journey a multisensory experience.
The Lotus Emeya, with its emblematic name echoing the brand’s ambition and commitment, stands as the flagship model, heralding a new era of luxury electric vehicles that seamlessly blend emotion with logic, and power with precision. Poised for production in 2024, Emeya isn’t just a car; it is a testament to Lotus’ vision of transcending as a global performance brand by 2028.
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