Opel Ampera Electric Car Tests

March 20, 2013 at 11:59 am

The main objective of these tests is to find out how well is equipped the new electric model of the Opel automaker – Ampera. This car is equipped with the lithium-ion battery system Voltec and thus how well the car is going to behaves during the colder times, for example with the weather temperature lower than 10 C.

2013 Opel Ampera

2013 Opel Ampera Photo

Ampera, according to the statements made by the company Opel, is the best selling electric car in Europe and it is logical that the demonstration of the fact that it is well prepared for the cold climate of Northern Europe, should have a positive impact on sales. Thanks to a system that supports the constant temperature of the batteries, the batteries do not depend on the exterior environment, while maintaining maximum performance, even when out in the cold frost. Battery provides a power reserve of 80 kilometers, and when charging from the petrol unit – another 400.

2013 Opel Ampera

2013 Opel Ampera Pic

The power of the electric motor is about 150 horsepower, which allows to accelerate to 100 km / h in just 10 seconds and provides the car with a top speed of 160 kilometers per hour. But gasoline engine was designed to recharge the batteries and consumes only 1.2 liters per 100 kilometers.

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