New Opel Ampera Electric car teased ahead of Geneva Motor Show

27 01 2009

General Motors announced Opel Ampera electric car which based at electric propulsion technology, called Voltec, that allows the car to run exclusively on lithium-ion string nation emotional via a model 230v exit for up to 60 km (37 miles). For longer distances, the car will stay to drive on electricity a small home combustion generated that engine. The new Ampera will be revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show in March.

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“With the Ampera, Opel will be the first European automobile manufacturer to offer customers numerous hundred kilometers of non-prohibit thrilling energetic,” said Alain Visser, GM Europe Chief Marketing Officer.

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While Opel did not make any references to the Chevy Volt, judging by the mechanical and styling similarities between the two cars as seen in this tease sketch, and winning into consideration a prior account from GM Europe‘s president, Carl Peter Forster, who openly admitted that Opel will bare an electric vehicle derived directly from the Volt, we think that it wouldn’t be too farfetched to champion that the two cars are if not utterly, closely allied.

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14 02 2009
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20 02 2009
First spy photos of new Opel Ampera Uncovered « autoworld.wordpress.com - It’s your auto world :: New cars, car news, reviews, photo, video…

[…] First design sketches of the Ampera, which is the Euro-market type of the Chevrolet Volt advertise-in mixture, leaked to the web just yesterday. The Ampera prototype immovable in photos looks production-ready and it’s feasible this pallid car is in the means of being shot for the squash kit. The styling, a merger of the Insignia sedan and Flextreme notion car, is obviously analogous to that of the laptop-rendered picture, although the actual car shows a deeper chin spoiler and a taller body than the mean sketch. While the car in the sketches looks like a four-door sedan, the production Ampera will be a five-door. […]

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