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Ssangyong e-XIV Concept is going the distance

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Sep 27th, 2012 at 5:31PM

Ssangyong has shown up at the 2012 Paris Motor Show with an extended-range hybrid version of its XIV 2 Coupe showcar. Called the e-XIV Concept, it pairs a 1.0-liter two-cylinder gasoline engine with a 107-horsepower electric motor and a 16-kWh lithium-ion battery to give the vehicle a theoretical total range of around 373 miles. The manufacturer claims the concept is capable of covering 50 miles in pure electric mode, and while it takes a full four hours to charge the battery pack, a 20-minute quick charge is also available. Borrowing from the extended-range hybrid concept playbook of 2005,... Read More

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