2025 Lotus Envya (Sort 133) spy pictures

Lotus has been noticed testing prototypes for its upcoming electrical sedan, a mannequin which will go by the title Envya based mostly on current trademark exercise by the automaker.

The sedan is code-named the Sort 133 and was confirmed in 2021 alongside three different EVs. They embrace the Eletre mid-size SUV that debuted final 12 months, a compact crossover (code-named Sort 134), and a sports activities automobile (code-named Sort 135).

The sedan is due for a reveal later this 12 months. The compact crossover is due in 2025 and the sports activities automobile in 2026. The sports activities automobile is anticipated to be a religious successor to the Elise, and its underpinnings will probably be used for a future sports activities automobile from France’s Alpine.

Whereas Lotus has confirmed the Eletre SUV on the market within the U.S. in 2024, the automaker hasn’t talked about the supply of any of the opposite fashions on this market. If given the inexperienced gentle for a U.S. launch, the sedan will seemingly additionally arrive in 2024 as a 2025 mannequin.

2025 Lotus Envya (Type 133) spy shots - Photo credit: Baldauf

2025 Lotus Envya (Sort 133) spy pictures – Picture credit score: Baldauf

The sedan contains a acquainted coupe-like form coupled with design parts borrowed from the Eletre, proper all the way down to the SUV’s triangular energetic shutters situated within the entrance fascia’s central consumption. Just like the Eletre, the sedan additionally sports activities cameras as a substitute of conventional facet mirrors, although this selection might not be out there on automobiles offered within the U.S.

Underpinning the sedan is probably going the identical Electrical Premium Structure devoted EV platform used for the Eletre. Within the SUV, the platform is teamed with as much as 905 hp and 112 kwh of battery capability, and helps dual-motor all-wheel drive, air suspension, and charging at 350 kw. Count on comparable attributes within the sedan.

The event of the sedan, together with the Eletre and upcoming compact crossover, is being dealt with by Lotus Expertise, the division liable for non-sports automobile fashions at Lotus. Lotus Expertise can even deal with manufacturing of the automobiles at a plant in Wuhan, China. The division in February stated it plans to go public by way of a SPAC take care of Nasdaq-listed L Catterton Asia Acquisition Corp.