Skip advert
Advertisement

First electric Lamborghini expected within the next five years

Performance will remain top priority for the Italian supercar brand as it aims for fully electrified line-up by 2024

Lamborghini Sian hybrid hypercar

The first fully electric Lamborghini will arrive after 2025, with hybrid models appearing before then as the company aims for a fully electrified line-up by 2024. The brand says it'll continue to focus on performance and driving dynamics throughout its transition to electrification.

Advertisement - Article continues below

While the next two years will focus on "celebrating the internal-combustion engine", according to the brand, its first hybrid production car will arrive in 2023. Lamborghini is aiming to reduce CO2 emissions from its cars by 50% by the beginning of 2025.

The brand also stated that its first fully electric model will arrive in the second half of the current decade, and will stand as the fourth model in its range.

CEO Stephan Winkelmann said of the roadmap to electrification: "Our response is a plan with a 360-degree approach, encompassing our products and our Sant’Agata Bolognese location, taking us towards a more sustainable future while always remaining faithful to our DNA.

"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."

So far, Lamborghini has only confirmed that two new V12-engined cars will be announced sometime this year, but we expect the Urus SUV will be the first model to receive the electrification treatment with some form of hybrid drivetrain.

The Urus not only makes up a significant portion of Lamborghini’s current sales, but it also shares a platform Bentley Bentayga SUV, which is currently available as a plug-in hybrid.

Lamborghini’s first hybrid arrived last year in the form of the ultra-exclusive Sian hypercar. Only 19 Sian roadsters and 63 coupes were built to celebrate the founding of the iconic Italian brand.

Skip advert
Advertisement

Welcome one and all, I’m Ellis the news reporter on Auto Express, the brand’s former online reviews editor and contributor to DrivingElectric. I’m proud to say I cut my teeth reporting and reviewing all things EV as the content editor on DrivingElectric. I joined the team while completing my master’s degree in automotive journalism at Coventry University and since then I’ve driven just about every electric car and hybrid I could get my hands on.

Skip advert
Advertisement

Recommended

Kia EV6 review: space-age SUV has us over the moon
Kia EV6 Horizon - front tracking
In-depth reviews

Kia EV6 review: space-age SUV has us over the moon

21 Feb 2024
Skoda Enyaq Coupe review: a case of form as well as function
Skoda Enyaq Coupe - header
In-depth reviews

Skoda Enyaq Coupe review: a case of form as well as function

14 Feb 2024
Kia Niro EV review: from Niro to electric family car hero
Kia Niro EV
In-depth reviews

Kia Niro EV review: from Niro to electric family car hero

13 Feb 2024
Electric Ford Puma Gen-E could soon become UK’s top EV seller
Puma Gen-E
News

Electric Ford Puma Gen-E could soon become UK’s top EV seller

8 Feb 2024

Most Popular

Cupra Born VZ hot hatch brings major performance upgrades
Cupra Born VZ - header
News

Cupra Born VZ hot hatch brings major performance upgrades

The hot Cupra Born gets more power, range and touchscreen real estate
20 Feb 2024
Move aside MG ZS: Seres 3 is now the UK cheapest electric SUV
Seres 3
News

Move aside MG ZS: Seres 3 is now the UK cheapest electric SUV

The new Chinese electric SUV gets a starting price below £30k and a range of just over 200 miles
16 Feb 2024
It’s confirmed! Rivian R2 electric SUV is coming to the UK
Rivian R2
News

It’s confirmed! Rivian R2 electric SUV is coming to the UK

Rivian’s first EV to come to the UK will be an electric family SUV to rival the Tesla Model Y
16 Feb 2024