Thursday, December 16, 2010
New Inizio 2011: Latest American Electric car
Electric supercar United States now not only the Tesla and Fisker Karma. Now there are newcomers who claim to be more severe, namely Li-ion product Motors, named Inizio.
Li-ion Motors, based in North Carolina is already proving his greatness in the field of electric cars. Evidence, managed to win the Progressive Automotive X-Prize in Side-by-Side Alternative Class with electric cars Wave II in October.
Actually, Li-ion Motors not only make this electric supercar, also produces motorcycles and three-wheeled electric vehicles. Even modifying the Mini and the Yaris into electric cars.
Special Scissors door, INIZIO looks really interesting. Intention which was introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show last November (also at SEMA, Las Vegas), appear in red plush with Ferrari. Both side doors open the next spin-up, such as scissors movement. As a result, when the door opened, the appearance Inizio so exotic.
Other features of the car, when the door opened, the hydraulic elevator system will raise the car three inches. Thus, the driver and passengers out of the cabin easy. For driver and passenger, leather Recaro seats are provided and "suede". In addition to adjustable, also can refresh your body warms up and the driver and passenger.
Moreover, because the flat, side mirror equipped with high-resolution camera. Thus, it could result in widespread view around the car to 360 degrees.
Performance With an electric motor that can generate power 207PS, Inizio able to sprint 0-96 km in 3.4 seconds. The highest speed that could be explored, 272 km / hour.
Lithium-ion batteries that are used to produce 40 kW of energy and can be increased to 96.7 kW. Once the content is full, the battery can be used to travel 321 km. While a full charge, 8 hours with a voltage of 220 volts. Battery life time, 2,500 times the filling.
In their home country, this car sold 139,000 U.S. dollars