2022 Lotus Emira presented in the UAE in Global Tour
The Lotus Emira arrived in Dubai as part of its global tour, where it was showcased at the Lotus showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road for a few days.
The Lotus Emira is all new badge, replacing three models – the Elise, Exige and Evora. It is said to be more friendly for everyday use, with a more functional interior and increased comfort.
Customers who want to order a Lotus Emira V6 First Edition can spec their car using the configurator on their website. Power comes from Toyota’s Lotus tuned 3.5-litre supercharged V6 engine, mid-mounted behind the two seats. Developing 400 hp and 420 Nm of torque, it’s mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox with a visible gearchange mechanism and hydraulic power-assisted steering. An automatic gearbox is also available, which has adds an extra 10 Nm of torque. Accelerations figures from Lotus stand at 0 to 100 kph at 4.3 seconds for the manual transmission and 4.2 seconds for the automatic. Top speed is rated at 290 kph.
The car rides on 20-inch lightweight V-spoke forged alloy wheels. They’re diamond cut to create a two-tone finish, though silver or gloss black versions are available as a no-cost option on the First Edition. Two-piece brake discs with branded calipers are also part of the First Edition spec, plus a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
V6 First Edition exterior details include LED lights all round, a titanium exhaust finisher, heated power-fold door mirrors and rear parking sensors. The Lower Black Pack is fitted as standard, which means the front bumper air blades, front splitter, side sills and rear diffuser are all in finished in gloss black.
Adamas Motors are the UAE and Bahrain dealers for Lotus. The first customer cars will be the Emira V6 First Edition which will arrive in this region’s showrooms next summer. It will cost just under 400,000 AED.