The new model is expected to have at least a four-year development process, and Autocar reports it’s expected to debut around 2025. It’s also likely the new car will utilize one of parent-company Volkswagen Auto Group’s four current electric powertrains, most likely the PPE platform that the Taycan is built on.
Just a year ago, Lamborghini was bragging that it would stick to V10 and V12 models until it could figure out how to get the range, performance, and noise (they actually literally cited noise as a concern, which is cool) out of an EV that Lamborghini customers should expect from one of their cars. It sounds like they may have figured out a way to do it now.
Autocar also claims the EV will be a “mature design” more like the Urus (are they joking?), and loosely based on the Estoque concept, though I figure that’s probably just a wild guess on the publication’s part as Maurizio wasn’t quoted on anything like that.
It’ll be a two-plus-two layout, and likely go a long way in keeping Lamborghini out of trouble with strict government emissions regulations. I just can’t help but feel like an electric Lambo with none of that screaming terror from a V10 or V12 just won’t have the same impact, but I’m hoping they surprise us.