Opel Ampera

 Opel’s New Electric Car, the Ampera

The first permanently electrically-powered vehicle in Europe.

PRELIMINARY SPECIFICATIONS: Opel Ampera General

Vehicle type: 5-door, front-wheel-drive hatchback
Category: Electric vehicle with extended-range capability
Chassis: independent McPherson struts front, compound crank twist axle rear, four-wheel disc brakes, full regenerative brakes to maximize energy capture, electric power-assist steering
Seating capacity: four


Performance

Top speed (km/h): 161
EV range (km): 40 – 80 (MVEG cycle)
Total range (km) > 500


Dimensions

Wheelbase (mm): 2685
Length (mm): 4404
Width (mm): 1798
Height (mm): 1430
Cargo volume (L): 301


Battery system

Type: lithium-ion
Energy (kWh) 16


Electric drive unit

Power (kW / hp): 111 / 150
Torque (Nm): 370
Exterior

Tire and wheel size: specially developed low rolling-resistance tires on 17-inch forged aluminum wheels

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3 Responses

  1. DrillerAA says:

    Very nice ruby. Nicely captured too.

  2. Leah H. says:

    That is so cool! I love red for cars..

    Visiting for RT 2! Hope you can stop by:)

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  3. Oh, pretty red car, and energy saving too! Happy Ruby Tuesday!

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