Second Audi e-Tron Concept Appeared in Detroit (photos)

15 01 2010

The new version of the Audi e-Tron concept, that first exposed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, has appeared in Detroit. When looking at the Frankfurt e-Tron a R8 directly comes to care. The Detroit e-Tron is actually 27 cm (10.63 inches) shorter in piece and 12 cm (4.72 inches) narrower and only 1 cm (0.39 shuffle) shorter in height. It has a sickening stress of around 1,350 kg (2976.24 lbs), which is 250 kg (551.16 lbs) excluding than the Frankfurt e-Tron.

Two electric motors drive the front and rear axles. Together they make 150kW (204hp) and 2,650 Nm (1954.54 lb-ft) of torque which can be liberally pied between the wheels as necessary. The car is said to accelerate from 0 – 100km/h in 5.9 seconds and is imperfect to 200km/h (124mph).

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New Audi R8 e-Tron Concept Officially Revealed: Four Electric Motors with 4,500Nm of Torque (photos + video)

16 09 2009

The new Audi R8 e-Tron Concept has officially revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi’s super concept powered by four electric motors, two each at the front and rear axles driving all four wheels, that produce a combined output of 230kW or 313HP along with a maximum, yes you are not mistaken, 4,500 Nm (3,319 lb-ft) of torque!! It’s a fantastic result of engineering.

Audi e-Tron Concept LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show img_1 | AutoWorld

The new E-Tron accelerates from 0 – 100km/h time of 4.8 seconds, a top pace of 200km/h and a breadth of about 248km on plump lithium-ion vigor. Recharging the 213kg battery push at the back to detailed post requires six to eight hours on a common 220V conduit while a 400V close will do the job in about two and the half hours.

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New VW E-Up! Electric Concept Revealed (details and photos)

16 09 2009

Volkswagen has revealed the new all-electric VW E-Up! Concept car at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new concept is a three-door minicar powered by an 80Hp electric engine that drives the front wheels. The German automaker plans to begin production of the Up! Family in 2011.

VW E-Up! Concept LIVE at Frankfurt img_3 | AutoWorld

The E-Up! concept is 3.2-meter long, 1.64 meters in width and 1.47 meters in height with a wheelbase of 2.19 meters and it’s smaller than a Fiat 500. However, VW’s designers managed to add in 3+1 seats which means the front passenger seat is positioned 50 mm onward, credit to the instruments being pushed foster up front.

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New BMW Vision EfficienctDynamics Concept Officially Revealed (photos and video)

30 08 2009

Bavarian automakers has officially revealed photos, details and video of their new BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept car. Making its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the 2+2 seater concept is described as a visualization of BMW ActiveHybrid technology; an icon for prospect high-performance forceful dynamics and pouring pleasure all with a innovative level of efficiency.

New BMW Vision EfficienctDynamics Concept img_1 | AutoWorld

BMW uses the example of a vehicle with the performance of a BMW M car joint with the fuel market and emissions of a modern small car in the premium seminar of course. This is the basis rule behind the BMW EfficientDynamics development approach taken to an acute.

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New 2010 Nissan Leaf Electric Car Officially Revealed (details and photos)

6 08 2009

Nissan has released the all-new LEAF that is an effusive exciting-powered car which is the world’s first affordable zero-emission vehicle. Prices have not been announced to verify the affordability maintain but the party states that it will descend within the C segment.

2010 Nissan Leaf Electric Vehicle img_1 | AutoWorld

The all-electric LEAF does not emit wounding gases and then was not planned to have a tailpipe. Its brake regenerative organism helps it regain withered energy to help give it a range of jaggedly 160km between charges. The batteries can be revived up to 80% of their facility using a transient charge or 8 hours using a degree home socket. Nothing has been said about recharging during state outages although.

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All-Electric Coda Automotive Sedan Launched (photos and video)

5 06 2009

A California company Miles EV that is developing zero-emission, full electric vehicles, brand new all-electric car Coda Automotive. The Coda sedan will be assembled in China by Hafei under the direction of staff from Coda unknown procedure to give an all-electric vehicle to trade by the end of 2010. Coda expects real world range to be about 90-120 miles, depending on driving conditions. Car will be sale only in California, for a $45,000 pricetag.

Coda Automtoive electric vehicle img_1

Power comes from lithium-ion batteries shaped through an existing covenant with China-based Lishen, that has been heavily re-engineered by Porsche Engineering and also makes lithium-ion batteries for Apple, Motorola, Samsung, and Vodafone. These two companies have also decided to inflate their partnership to “conceive, manufacture and sell transportation and service power storage battery systems,” presumably to other automakers looking for an easier attempt into the electric vehicle advertise.

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New Tesla Model S Electric car Revealed (official details and photos)

27 03 2009

Tesla Motors has revealed the all-new Model S plug-in electric sports vehicle in Los Angeles. The new Model S can seat up to seven passengers, accelerate from 0 to 60mph in just 5.6 seconds and go up to 300 miles or 480km on a single charge. First deliveries in North America and Europe will arise in overdue 2011 with the U.S. pattern featuring a base price of $57,400.

Tesla Model S elcetric car img_1

The photos show that Tesla’s designers were strongly influenced by European cars and in particular the Jaguar XF when it came to the notchback’s buttocks and profile and to a minus size, the Maserati GranTurismo for the car’s front-end styling. Similarities away, the Model S looks really amazing and sexy.

Tesla claims that the Model S which has an inclusive duration of 196-inches (4,978mm) or, where between a BMW 5 and 7-Series, offers places for five adults plus two rear-facing and foldable seats for children in the rear goods vicinity. Even in this configuration, the Model S can still transmit some of your luggage as it has a minute body under the cover.

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