Lamborghini teases 2+2 EV prototype forward of Aug. 18 debut

Lamborghini took to X (previously Twitter) late on Monday to post a teaser shot of its electrical automobile prototype set for debut on August 18.

The prototype’s reveal will happen at one of many occasions of 2023 Monterey Automobile Week presently underway in California, and the place Lamborghini plans some sixtieth anniversary celebrations.

The manufacturing model will not be launched till 2028. It will not be a supercar or SUV however somewhat a brand new physique fashion, a grand tourer with 2+2 seating to function a fourth mannequin line for the model.

Lamborghini has been down the two+2 route earlier than with vehicles such because the Espada, a mannequin that can have a good time its sixtieth anniversary in 2028.

X post by Lamborghini made on Aug. 14, 2023

X put up by Lamborghini made on Aug. 14, 2023

The automaker additionally got here near launching a contemporary 2+2 final decade, which it previewed with 2008’s Estoque idea. The roof and shoulder traces of the EV prototype seen within the teaser look similar to these on the Estoque, maybe hinting the EV can be styled like that earlier design.

Throughout April’s 2023 New York auto present, Lamborghini Chief Advertising and marketing and Gross sales Officer Federico Foschini advised Motor Authority the EV could have no less than 300 miles of vary and comfortable rear seats sufficiently big for adults.

No additional particulars have been launched, together with what platform the EV will use. Lamborghini is prone to undertake a modular design from its Volkswagen Group mother or father, presumably the SSP Sport platform being developed by Porsche. The platform has been confirmed for a three-row flagship SUV from Porsche due round 2027, and can also underpin Bentley’s first EV due in 2026.

Although it is but to be confirmed, there are rumors Lamborghini will add a second EV in 2029, particularly an SUV serving as a direct alternative for the Urus.