Lotus Emeya: electric sedan priced to challenge in Malaysia?

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Lotus is stirring the electric vehicle (EV) market in Malaysia with the upcoming Emeya electric sedan. This highly anticipated model is expected to be priced lower than its sibling, the Eletre SUV, making it a strong contender in the luxury EV segment.

Electric Powerhouse at a Competitive Price

Initial reports suggested a starting price of RM650,000 for the Emeya. However, recent news indicates Lotus might position it even more competitively, with estimates suggesting a base price around RM600,000. This lower price tag could put the Emeya in direct competition with established luxury EVs like the Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan Turbo.

Performance and Luxury Combined

The Emeya boasts impressive performance, boasting two variants:

  • Emeya S: Packing 612 PS and 710 Nm of torque, accelerating from 0-100 km/h in a brisk 4.15 seconds.
  • Emeya R: The top-of-the-line option, unleashing a monstrous 918 PS and 985 Nm, propelling it from 0-100 km/h in a scorching 2.78 seconds.

Both variants offer a luxurious interior featuring sustainable materials like Alcantara and Nappa leather, alongside cutting-edge technology like a KEF 3D surround sound system with noise cancellation.

A New Era for Electric Luxury in Malaysia

The Emeya's arrival signifies Lotus's commitment to the electric vehicle revolution. With its potential sub-RM650,000 starting price, the Emeya could disrupt the luxury EV landscape in Malaysia, offering a compelling combination of performance, luxury, and environmental consciousness.

Planning to sell your car to make way for the Lotus Emeya? Get a free car valuation by Motorist Malaysia before it arrives! While official pricing is yet to be confirmed, Lotus has opened bookings for the Emeya at their Pavilion Damansara showroom. Stay tuned for further updates as we wait for the official launch and confirmation of the much-anticipated price point.

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