The cover will be pulled on E-Flex and the Volt shortly

Today GM will be officially unveiling the Chevy Volt electric car to the world. But the press kit is already in the wild. The full specs of the Volt are after the jump and don't forget to the read the earlier posts on the Volt and GM's new E-Flex platform.


CHEVROLET VOLT CONCEPT SEDAN SPECIFICATIONS

Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Volt Concept

Body style / driveline:

4-5-passenger sedan, unitized frame, electric propulsion, front wheel drive

Construction:

body-frame-integral structure with composite exterior panels and roof

EPA vehicle class

compact car (four doors with rear liftgate)


Drive system

Description:

electrically driven system with onboard range extender, plug-in recharge capability

Battery system:

Type:

lithium-ion

Energy:

16 kWh (minimum)

Peak power:

130 to 140 kW

Voltage:

320 to 350

100% recharge time:

110-volt outlet:

6 to 6.5 hours

Electric traction system:


Max. electrical power:

130 to 140 kW

Max. mechanical power:

120 kW

Continuous electrical power:

45 kW

Continuous mechanical power:

40 kW

Generator:


Power:

53 kW peak power

Drive:

direct

Range extender:


Type:

3-cylinder, turbocharged engine

Size:

1L

Fuel:

gas or E85

Nominal speed:

1500 to 1800 rpm

Max speed:

3200 rpm

Fuel tank (gal / L):

12 / 54.5

Charger:


Type:

plug-in

Voltage / amp:

110 / 15

Horsepower (hp / kW):

160 / 120

Torque (lb-ft / Nm):

236 / 320

Electric mode range:

40 miles – full electric vehicle (EV) range

Estimated fuel economy @ constant state of charge:

50 mpg during charge sustaining operation

Daily usage equivalent mpg:


@ 40 miles or less:

not applicable – no fuel used

@ 60 miles:

150 mpg

@ 80 miles:

100 mpg

0 to 60 mph:

8 to 8.5 seconds

Top speed (mph)

120 (limited duration)


Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent, strut-type

Rear:

semi-independent torsion beam

Steering type:

electric, speed-sensitive, variable assist rack-and-pinion

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

37 to 38 / 11.2 to 11.5


Brakes

Type:

electro-hydraulic power assisted; front disc, rear drum


Wheels/Tires

Wheel size (in):

21 x 6.5

Tires:

195/55R21, low-rolling resistance


Dimensions

Exterior

Overall length (in / mm):

170 / 4318

Height (in / mm):

52.6 / 1336

Width (in / mm):

70.5 / 1791


Interior

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 2

Headroom (in / mm):

front: 37.3 / 947

rear: 35.9 / 912

Legroom (in / mm):

31.5 / 802

Shoulder room (in / mm):

50.6 / 1285

Hip room (in / mm):

53.1 / 1349





From Our Partners

You May Like
Links by Zergnet
Share This Photo X