Prices and specs aren’t yet confirmed, but already the Lotus Eletre is winning awards. The bold hyper-SUV has topped a poll in the What Car? Electric Car Awards 2022, winning the ‘Reader Award’ for the upcoming EV they’re most excited about seeing in showrooms.

Everyone at Lotus is delighted to with the win, as Ema Forster, Head of Product Marketing, confirmed. “We are very grateful to What Car? for including the Eletre on the shortlist in the first place, and also to their readers who voted for it. I can guarantee that their excitement is justified – the Eletre is bold, progressive and exotic, with iconic sports car DNA evolved for the next generation of Lotus customers.”

Steve Huntingford, Editor, What Car? commented: “We’re used to Lotus producing cars that excite the enthusiasts, but by winning the What Car? Reader Award, the Eletre has shown it has the potential to attract a whole new group of customers to the brand. All of the cars shortlisted had already generated huge interest on our website, which has a largely consumer audience. And when it came to the public vote for the most exciting upcoming electric car, the Eletre not only won our website poll, but also those we held on Twitter and Instagram, showing just how broad its appeal is.”

The Lotus Eletre is the first of three exciting new Lotus lifestyle EVs coming in next four years, with design language inspired by world’s first British EV hypercar, the award-winning Lotus Evija.

Read more about the What Car? Electric Car Awards 2022 Reader Award here.

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