Technical Side of Lotus City Car Concept Revealed

May 8, 2012 at 01:13

Even though some articles here have been published on the topic of the Lotus City Car, we still have enough information to share with our regular readers. Therefore, the discussions of what this car can offer are going to continue.

Photo of Lotus City Car on the exhibition

Photo of Lotus City Car on the exhibition

Even though the engine of this car is a hybrid one, on electric power alone, this car is not going so far away: it can only drive for about 60 kilometers. Nevertheless, it’s 1.2 liter engine, which is good at consuming both gasoline fuel and alternative fuel (ethanol, methanol), is able to nourish the vital forces of the car for practically 500 miles and even more! However, it will not pull the whole car itself, but only is going to generate energy needed for the electric motor. That is how the system works in this car.

Image of how to power up the Lotus City Car

Image of how to power up the Lotus City Car

Not only people are interested in the internal side of the car, but also at how fast it is. We all realize, that this is a rather compact model than a fast driving one, but still the question of speed is a crucial one for some people. That is why the developers have named one, but very important number – 9 seconds. This is the minimal time needed for the car to rich the mark of 100 kilometers per hour.

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