Posts Tagged ‘Citroen’

Top 10 Best Electric Vehicles

October 25th, 2010

2010 Tesla Roadster

Made by Tesla Motors, a Silicon Valley-based car-maker, the Tesla Roadster was for the first time presented as a prototype in July of 2006. Two years later the company announced that it will start a mass production of the vehicle. The Roadster became the world’s first all-electric, mass-produced sports vehicle.

One of the most impressive features of the car is the range. As one of the best electric vehicles the Tesla Roadster boasts a range of 220 miles on a single charge.

The 288hp engine allows the electric vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds and reach a top speed to 125mph. The expected battery life is 7 years or 100,000 miles. Other interesting features include carbon fiber body and LED tail lights.

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Citroen Metropolis – Futuristic Hybrid Concept Car from the French Company

April 22nd, 2010

This plug-in hybrid limousine concept car was designed by an international team from Citroen exclusively for the prestigious Shanghai World Fair.

Dubbed Metropolis, the vehicle is 5.3 meters long, 2 meters wide and 1.4 meters high.

The eco-friendliness of the vehicle is found in its ability to emit carbon dioxide in an extremely small amount, only 70g/km.

It is worth mentioning that the Metropolis has a 2-liter, V6 petrol engine combined with an electric motor able to develop 70kW. » Read more: Citroen Metropolis – Futuristic Hybrid Concept Car from the French Company