The four-cylinder Emira is packing an enormous punch however prices a fairly penny, too!
For the primary time because the Evora arrived again in 2009, Lotus lastly has a brand-new sports activities automobile. The 2022 Lotus Emira debuted final summer season that includes both a supercharged V6 from the Evora or a brand new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder sourced from Mercedes-AMG. Lotus already revealed the Emira V6 will start at $82,900, packing 400 horsepower and as much as 317 lb-ft with the handbook (310 lb-ft with the automated). The V6 First Version is dearer beginning at $93,900
Full pricing for the four-cylinder automobile will not be obtainable but, however Lotus did announce the value for the AMG-powered First Version. The much less highly effective Emira First Version prices $85,900, precisely $8,000 lower than the comparable V6 automobile. That is as a result of regardless of being one of the vital highly effective four-cylinder vehicles on sale, its 360 hp is 40 lower than the supercharged mannequin. Regardless of the British marque’s bragging of it being essentially the most highly effective four-cylinder, on this state it falls wanting the circa-400-hp outputs it achieves within the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45.
With the all-electric Type 132 SUV arriving later this month and optimistic first drive impressions for the Emira, Lotus has seen a 175 % improve in inquiries for its new sports activities automobile. Choosing the First Version provides particular touches such a novel engine bay cowl and C-pillar badging. Similar to the V6 First Version, the four-cylinder mannequin will get extra commonplace gear like 20-inch solid wheels, Decrease Black Pack, rear parking sensors, heated power-fold mirrors, heated 12-way energy seats with reminiscence, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and a premium audio system.
The First Version contains the Lotus Drivers Pack, which lets prospects select between Tour or Sport suspension with Goodyear Eagle F1 Supersport or Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires. This model additionally will get the Design Pack, including privateness glass, sport pedals, an Alcantara headliner, and the Comfort Pack, together with entrance parking sensors, rain-sensing wipers, and auto-dimming mirrors. Clients can select six colours, together with Seneca Blue, Magma Purple, Hethel Yellow, Darkish Verdant, Shadow Gray, and Nimbus Gray.