Kia Presents Ray PHEG Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle with Solar Rooftop

February 12th, 2010 by GreenDan Leave a reply »

kia-ray-phev-solar-rooftopThis nice concept car can be viewed at Chicago Auto Show 2010. The Kia Ray PHEV represents a plug-in hybrid vehicle that has its rooftop covered with solar glass which allows the car to produce green energy.

In addition to being eco-friendly the car also boasts improved aerodynamics and innovative technology. The Ray PHEV was developed by Kia’s new green sub-brand called EcoDynamics.

It is worth mentioning that the vehicle has a range of 746 miles. The 1.4-liter Gamma 153-hp GDI engine in Ray PHEV runs on energy produced by lithium-ion polymer battery pack. The car can reach a speed of 109mph.

Below you can find additional specification of the vehicle:

Length – 173.2 inches / 4,400 mm
Width – 72.8 inches / 1,850 mm
Height – 53.5 inches / 1,360 mm
Wheelbase – 106.3 inches / 2,700 mm
Batteries – Lithium-ion polymer
Fuel Economy – (Pure HEV Mode) 77.6 mpg
Fuel Economy – (Plug-in HEV Mode) 202.3 mpg

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[via Green Autoblog]

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