Italian EV startup Aehra on Tuesday revealed its first mannequin, an SUV whose styling is clearly influenced by trendy supercar design.
That final half should not 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 a protracted, 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 snug inside, in accordance 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 components entrance and rear, each options usually restricted to high-end efficiency machines. Most of the elements additionally constituted of carbon fiber.
“With the Aehra SUV, now we have shunned the conservative constraints which have encumbered all different automotive producers of their method to designing EV automobiles so far,” Perini stated in an announcement. “This mindset drives not simply the design of our automobiles, 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 have not been launched.
Aehra stated it plans to preview a second mannequin, a sedan, subsequent February. The corporate targets the beginning of deliveries for each fashions in 2025.