Electric car Applus + Idiada Volar-e chose title of fastest at Tesla Model S




Electric car Applus + Idiada Volar-e chose the title of the fastest at the Tesla Model S March 6, 2013

Applus+ Idiada Volar-e

Spanish company Applus + Idiada officially unveiled a prototype electric supercar Volar-e . Novelty can boast impressive features. For example, from 0 to 100 km / h, it accelerates in 3.4 seconds and exceed this indicator Tesla Model S . Volar-e electric vehicle reaches a maximum speed of 300 km / h in just 12.1 seconds.

Applus+ Idiada Volar-e (4)

The basis of the supercar chassis formed from chrome-molybdenum steel tubing, and body parts Applus + Idiada Volar-e made of carbon fiber. The heart is the electric system of four eclectic motors with total capacity of 1000 hp (760 kW). Peak torque is “only” 1,000 Nm. To reduce unsprung weight and improve handling four electric motors located along the center line of the car.

Applus+ Idiada Volar-e (3)

Wheelbase is 2.77 m, and the front / rear track – 1.54 / 1.53 m, respectively, which puts Volar-e in line with gasoline counterparts. The power subsystem consists of 10 battery modules for a total capacity 38 kW / h, produces a voltage 640 V. It is also worth noting the carbon-ceramic brakes and a regenerative braking system to recharge the battery power supply.

Applus+ Idiada Volar-e (2)

Volar-e project was funded by the European Commission (EC) to develop a high-performance electric sports car. The project started in September 2012 and now, after only four months have seen the result. Volar-e prototype is based on a electric Rimac Concept One, which was introduced in September 2011 – is illustrated by the comparative photo below. According to the source, “gunpowder” in batteries Applus + Idiada Volar-e enough for 200 kilometers, and on a full charge takes only about three minutes.

Вверху – Applus+ Idiada Volar-e , внизу – Rimac Concept One

Tech Torque Vectoring System in Applus + Idiada Volar-e distributes torque between the rear wheels, providing ideal handling and instant response to driver input. More detailed assessment of this electric car can be on the video below.

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