Lotus Type 133: Envya or Etude to Compete with Porsche Taycan in 2024 Q1 Launch

Recently, the latest spy photos of the Lotus TYPE 133 have been exposed. The car was previously expected to be released in the year 2023 and may be first unveiled in the first quarter of 2024. The car is positioned as a mid-to-large-sized pure electric sedan and is expected to be named Envya or Etude when it is launched. The competitor is expected to be the Porsche Taycan.

The top of the new car is equipped with a laser radar device, and the front face continues the Lotus family design concept. The headlights on both sides of the front of the car use a split design, with the upper LED daytime running lights having a more slender shape and the lower high and low beam lights being integrated into the grille.

On the side of the car body, the overall design of the new car uses a coupe body structure with a sloping roofline, and the overall body line is slender. The front and rear fenders of the new car are very wide, with large-size wheels and multi-piston brake calipers.

In terms of power, according to the configuration of ELETRE, the TYPE 133 should also have the same power system, and it is expected to have a dual-motor four-wheel drive version with a maximum power of 900 horsepower and an acceleration time from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3 seconds.

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