Skoda Set To Unveil Its First Electric Vehicle At The Paris Motor Show
Oct 01, 2010 13:16
The Skoda Octavia Green e Line concept is going to make its debut at the Paris Motor Show 2010. Its going to be powered by a 26.5 kWh lithium ion battery. Skoda’s first-ever electric-powered vehicle is based on the Skoda Octavia Combi and has identical seating layout.
Powered by an electric motor, ithas a maximum output of 85 kW and 270 Nm of torque, which translates to a range of up to 140 km. it can reach to a top speed of 135 km/h and acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in just 12 seconds. Weighing 315 kilogram, the 26.5 kWh lithium-ion battery is placed right below the middle and rear parts of the floor and extends partly into the luggage compartment.
Wired has published a very nice feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Chris Nolan's Interstellar. Kip Thorne is one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists. He and Nolan worked together to ensure depictions of scientific happenings in the film are as accurate as possible. Read more