Aehra Sedan Idea Previews Porsche Taycan Rival Anticipated In 2026

Italy’s Aehra, an EV startup that focuses on extremely premium electrical automobiles, has as we speak revealed the outside design of its second mannequin, the Sedan.

Unveiled on the Milano Monza Motor Present in idea kind, the Aehra Sedan relies on the identical EV platform because the Aehra SUV that was first proven final yr. Really, the 2 fashions have been conceived in tandem, and that is fairly apparent when them aspect by aspect.

The Sedan shares the identical design language and physique floor remedy because the Aehra SUV, but it surely’s clearly decrease and options distinct entrance and rear ends. 

Highlights embrace the clear aspect profile with an uninterrupted fluid line and no seen door handles, the aggressive entrance finish with modern headlights and sculpted entrance bumper that features energetic aero and cooling parts, and the tapered rear finish with razor-sharp LED taillights. The double-falcon doorways that open upwards and the aero-optimized digital aspect mirrors are additionally onerous to disregard.

The corporate continues to maintain the inside a secret, but it surely should not be too completely different from the SUV’s high-tech cabin that incorporates a display screen as extensive because the windshield that partially retracts within the dashboard. 

Aehra was not that beneficiant with powertrain particulars both, noting that the Sedan incorporates a bespoke battery resolution developed in partnership with Miba Battery Techniques, which ought to allow a focused vary simply shy of 500 miles (800 kilometers).

Nonetheless, in accordance with an earlier report from Autocar, the Sedan will get the identical 800-horsepower tri-motor AWD powertrain from the SUV and a 120-kilowatt-hour battery pack.

We additionally be taught from the press launch that the Aehra Sedan makes use of  “ultra-advanced, exceptionally gentle, extremely sustainable composite supplies” which might be usually used on supercars and hypercars, together with solid carbon fiber applied sciences.

All this sounds nice and the automobile seems beautiful, however will it actually occur? We clearly haven’t got a solution to this query, however Aehra says it has “substantial non-public funding in place” that may enable it to start out delivering the Sedan and SUV to clients in North America and Europe by 2026. It is value noting that is one-year delay from the preliminary goal of 2025.

The posh EVs will change into obtainable afterward in China and the Gulf States. As for pricing, the electrical luxurious sedan is anticipated to start out round $170,000 (160,000 euros), which might make it a rival for the Porsche Taycan Turbo.

Aehra’s design boss Filippo Perini, who used to work for Lamborghini prior to now overseeing the design of iconic fashions such because the Murcielago, Aventador, Huracan, Centenario, and Urus, mentioned the manufacturing model of the Sedan will look just about equivalent to what you see within the gallery above. Fingers crossed for that.