He Lotus’s new Star model, the electric Eletre, will be innovative in many aspects. is she British sports brand’s first electric SUV And, moreover, it will premiere New Direct Selling System to Consumers through an Online Platform, Buyers of the new model will be able to pay up to 151,000 Euros which will be spent through app stripe,
Lotus chooses Stripe payment platform as the exclusive direct-to-consumer partner for its first electric vehicle, the Lotus Elettre, in continental Europe. The agreement with Stripe, as both companies explained, will serve to boost sales and prevent fraud and reduce customer risk.
with Apple Pay and Google Pay
With Stripe Entry, customers who wish to purchase a Lotus electrified vehicle will be able to do so with payment options such as Apple Pay, Google Pay or bank transfer, as well as the flexibility to add other methods over time. After purchasing through the app, customers will pick up the vehicle at any one of the Lotus dealerships, which will also provide technical service.
Stripe has prior experience selling BMW vehicles directly to the US market. The Lotus Elettre, described by the brand as the world’s first electric “hyper-SUV”, will be the first to be sold directly to EU customers, buoyed by the “success” of its sales this way in the United Kingdom. ,
“The Elettre is Lotus’ first electric vehicle and our first SUV. No other car brand has a comparable product in the market and that makes us a pioneer,” said Mike Johnstone, Chief Commercial Officer, Lotus. “We are delighted to partner with Stripe as their products become an important part of that journey to help us build trust with our global customer base,” he added.
up to 905 horses
The Eletre is sold in three versions: the Eletre and the Eletre S with a 450 kW / 603 HP single-speed version with a range of 600 km. The Eletre R comes with the flagship dual-speed 675 kW / 905 PS system and a range of 490 km. Torque figures are 710 and 985 Nm respectively, with 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) performance of 4.5 or 2.95 seconds. The 112 kWh battery in both versions has a charge time of just 20 minutes (10%-80%) using a fast charger.
The Lotus Elettre is sold in Europe with a price range of 96,000 Euros to 151,000 Euros, although it can reach up to 154,000 Euros depending on the country.