Lotus Technology announced it has completed its first delivery of Eletre, its first fully-electric hyper SUV. Lotus Tech hosted a delivery ceremony at the Shanghai International Circuit F1 track to celebrate the occasion, in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the Lotus brand.
Eletre features technologies including fully-embedded L4-ready hardware with the world’s first deployable LiDAR system, according to Lotus. The company says it is powered by Lotus’s proprietary 800-volt electrical performance architecture, delivering a sportscar-like experience and enabling Lotus Tech’s 420-kilowatt supercharging solution. As of Jan. 31, 2023, Lotus says it received more than 5,000 Eletre orders worldwide.
The company says it is now rolling out additional deliveries across China and will begin delivery in the UK and EU later this year. Planning is also underway for future delivery to the U.S. and the rest of the world.