Paris Motor Show 2016: Opel Ampera-e, now pure electric

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He Ampera-e It has nothing to do with the previous model. Now a car much smaller and practical and it is geared to compete with models like the Nissan Leaf or the Renault Zoe, or even against enchfuables hybrids like the Golf GTE and A3 e-tron. Abandons its previous technology, in which a gasoline generator was responsible for supplying electricity to the motors, as well as the plug-in electric range. Now a hundred percent electric vehicle, with zero emissions. At the time the Ampera became Europe's best selling electric, but the boom zero-emission electric and improving their autonomy made him disappear sooner than expected. As in the previous generation platform and shares features with the Chevrolet Bolt-e (Yes, now Bolt is written with B), which will only change the logos and some light equipment details.

The new Ampera-e It will be presented to world end of September at Paris Motor Show 2016 (See all new cars Paris Motor Show 2016). With it, the brand aims to revolutionize the field of affordable electric offering superior characteristics in terms of performance and equipment the models currently on the market. Announces a pioneering system Lithium ion 60 kWh, with which will exceed 320 kilometers of autonomy, rivals in size does not exceed 30 kWh. his electric motor is 150 kW, the equivalent of about 200 horses. And announces performance worthy of a supercar, with a pitch of 0-50 km / h in 3.2 seconds and a capacity to move from 80 to 120 km / h of just 4.5 seconds. Its top speed is limited to 150 km / h, all data much higher than those of any pure electric market today. Opel is so convinced of its benefits even organize an exhibition race acceleration putting a Ampera-and against its more powerful models, such as the Astra TCR, he Adam R2, the Corsa OPC and Insignia OPC.

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These benefits shall be accompanied by a behavior to match. The interior is configured for five occupants. The battery is located under the bottom of the car, below the passenger compartment, so that trunk capacity is like a conventional compact. Has a complete system connectivity with the latest generation IntelliLink infotainment system called besides Opel Ostar, which allow up to seven mobile connected at the same time thanks to its Wi-Fi system. It is compatible with the Carplay Apple and Android system, making the integration of mobile phones and their functions is total. It will go on sale in 2017.

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