2013 Peugeot VeLV Concept review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 24 January 2013 , 09:01:43 byEmil

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Peugeot VeLV Concept

Time has come for us to meet a new version of the VelV concept developed by PSA Peugeot Citroen. We are actually talking about an updated version developed for the most pretentious customers. Please check out the photo gallery and see that this is a more aggressive model in comparison to the original one. As part of the development process of the so-called three-wheel electric vehicle are the French Environment and Energy Management Agency ADEME. The partners have worked together trying to develop a versatile electric vehicle especially for the city driving.

The new PSA Peugeot Citroen VeLV Concept has a range of 100 km and it is authorized in all car lanes. It is even allowed on the motorway. In fact, this model might be the answer to future problems in transportation. Why did the specialists decide to build this type of vehicle? According to different studies, 60% of urban journeys are made in individual vehicles and this has a terrible impact when it comes to CO2 emissions. The new concept is perfect to travel inside and outside the city as well.

We are talking about a compact, lightweight electric vehicle that measures 2.81 m in length, has 3 seats and weighs just less than 700 kg. The motor can develop 20 kW and can reach a top speed of 110 km/h. The 8.5 kWh of stored energy can be used for a range of 100 km. to build it, the engineers have used an integral one-piece body made of fiberglass and polyester resin, ABS PMMA self-colored thermoformed body panels that have a front end and door frames made of aluminum profiles. The Concept complies with regulatory crash standards for passenger cars. We are talking about a versatile car, with an ecological footprint and which is fun to drive.