The Italian brand will launch an all-electric car in the second half of the decade.
Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini announced on Tuesday their plans for electrification. The iconic marquee, a subsidiary of the VW Group, aims to launch their first EV in the second half of the 2020s. Before that, they’ll produce a number of hybrids and PHEVs as part of the brand’s “de-carbonization” process. Lamborghini’s CEO, Stephen Winkelmann, stated the following:
“Lamborghini’s electrification plan is a newly-plotted course, necessary in the context of a radically-changing world, where we want to make our contribution by continuing to reduce environmental impact through concrete projects.”
Lamborghini will remain focused on their V12 powertrain for 2021 and 2022. However, a “second phase” for the brand will commence in 2023 with the launch of the brand’s first series hybrid. By the end of 2024 the entire Lamborghini range will be “electrified” – e.g. have a hybrid option. As stated above, it will not be until the second half of the decade before a fully electric Lamborghini is here.
Lamborghini currently makes a hybrid, the $3.7 million Sián hypercar. However, it is not a series production car. The Sián is a limited production with just 63 units available in coupé form and 19 Roadster variants.
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