2010 eRUF Stormster EV Based on Porsche Cayenne review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 10 December 2009 , 11:12:27 byAlina

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eRUF Stormster EV Based on Porsche Cayenne

RUF introduced the first electric sports car, eRUF, from Germany in October 2008. At the Geneva Motor Show, in March 2008, RUF presented an evolution of the first eRUF and now the family continues to grow with the unveiling of the Stormster, the very first electrically driven SUV based on the Porsche Cayenne. Under the hood it hides an electric motor capable of developing 270 kW. This amount of power enables the car to accelerate from o to 100 km/h in 10 seconds and to reach a top speed of 150 km/h. It is able of reaching a range of 200 km at one charge. The model will have its first public debut at the European Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in December.

RUF introduces the first SUV with electric powertrain

RUF Automobile GmbH, located in the small Bavarian town of Pfaffenhausen, the manufacturer of high performance automobiles, introduced the first electric sports car (eRUF) from Germany in October 2008.

During the Geneva Motor Show, in March 2009, RUF presented an evolution of the first eRUF, widely known as "Greenster".
The eRUF family continues to grow with the unveiling of the "Stormster", the very first electrically driven SUV based on the Porsche Cayenne.

The Stormster is driven by a Siemens electric motor, with 270 kW (367 bhp) as in the eRUF sports car. The total weight is 2,670 kg which makes it capable of reaching 100 km/h in only 10 seconds. The top speed is 150 km/h, being able to reach a range of 200 km at one charge.

The lithium ion accumulators are supplied by Li-Tec Battery GmbH. Li-Tec is the first manufacturer of lithium ion battery cells in Europe, designed for the automobile industry using ceramic storage technology.

Hankook developed the winter tires for the all wheel drive Stormster which is fitted to RUF classic 5 spoke lightweight wheels. Tires of size 295/30 R 22 allow the best possible road grip.

The Stormster will have its first public debut during the European Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, (COP 15), Denmark from December 7th to 18th.