Italian EV startup Aehra on Tuesday revealed its first model, an SUV whose styling is clearly influenced by trendy supercar design.
That final half shouldn’t be a shock because the SUV, whose identify is but to be introduced, was designed by Filippo Perini, a former Lamborghini design chief chargeable for the designs of the Aventador and Huracán supercars. Perini additionally serves as design chief for Aehra.
The SUV’s design takes full benefit of the car’s EV platform by that includes an extended, 118-inch wheelbase coupled with very brief overhangs. The roof line can also be very low by SUV requirements, however good packaging means an NBA star will really feel comfy inside, in keeping with the Aehra.
Vertical-lifting doorways, like these frequent to supercars, options entrance and rear on the Aehra. Whereas this provides some drama to the car, it additionally enhances ingress and egress for long-legged people.
Aehra has additionally adopted a monocoque design for the SUV’s construction and fitted energetic aerodynamic parts entrance and rear, each options usually restricted to high-end efficiency machines. Lots of the elements additionally constituted of carbon fiber.
“With the Aehra SUV, we’ve got shunned the conservative constraints which have encumbered all different automotive producers of their strategy to designing EV autos up to now,” Perini stated in an announcement. “This mindset drives not simply the design of our autos, however each side, together with engineering, the format of the inside, the state-of-the-art sustainable supplies we use and the way we’re redefining your entire buyer journey.”
Powertrain and efficiency particulars for the SUV haven’t been launched.
Aehra stated it plans to preview a second model, a sedan, subsequent February. The corporate targets the beginning of deliveries for each fashions in 2025.
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