Motor Mania Buzz Opel Ampera pricing announced (EU)

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Opel Ampera pricing (EU)

Opel has released for the Ampera plug-in EV, which at 42,900 ( 36,000/$51,000) when it on sale in Winter 2011. s considerably more than the Volt which starts $41,000 in the U.S.

While certainly sounds expensive, prices start at 36,050, indicates overall prices be bespoke to each European Though, Vauxhall persist it would announce its own price for the before the end of this year, a that British buyers pay less, even before the UK 5,000 eco-vehicle grant is into consideration.

Like the Volt. Ampera features a lithium-ion battery and a 1.4T engine which controls an motor that kicks out (152PS) and 370Nm (273 of torque. On electric power the car can travel 25 50 miles (40 —

When the electricity is in short the 1.4 litre turbo-charged petrol recharges it while at the same providing power to the electric

Order books are open however, potential customer can here.

Press Release:

Ampera — Revolutionary Car Starts at 42,900 euros

Friendly: Family car drives 40 80 km electrically

Freedom: Battery in three hours; endless possible

No Anxiety: Range can be to more than 500 km when

Spacious: Five-door car seats and has ample trunk space

Nearly silent torque like flying

Reservations now taken

Rüsselsheim. Electric begins now: Starting Opel will begin reservations for the 2011 Ampera, first electric vehicle also features extended-range

Electric mobility is the best for reducing automobile emissions and on petroleum but if electric vehicles are to a significant benefit on the environment and they must be attractive to a variety of buyers, not just dwellers. Now this ambitious has become considerably easier to — with the revolutionary electric car.

The majority of drivers will an electric car, such as the remarkably easy to accept. is because in addition to a powerful, 16 kWh battery, it has a unique electric system that extends its range. While providing all the of state-of-the-art battery electric such as zero tailpipe and spirited performance, the innovative is not compromised by the typical disadvantages, as limited range or long of immobility spent recharging a battery.

That makes the four-seat Ampera the first car in Europe to give owners the to drive wherever, whenever want, with no worries of stranded with a depleted The manufacturer’s suggested retail throughout Europe for the base starts at 42,900 euros, national VAT. In Germany, 19 percent VAT, the Ampera net is 36,050 euros.

Because levels will differ market to market, prices in country may differ. Customers to reserve an Ampera can register at and become an ePioneer’, receiving news and a chance to test the electric car. In addition, will be among the first to the opportunity to own Europe’s first family electric car.

Sales start in the fourth of 2011.

Some competitors to split their offers for cars into two portions: a price for the car and a leasing rate for the pack. This does the price appear attractive the battery leasing rate is not However, battery leases are monthly for several years, so the cost is roughly the same as a car total price includes the car and the battery. Opel’s pricing eliminates confusion by listing the cost of the car and battery. Opel is researching customer preferences financing and leasing schemes for the

The company will announce options later.

The Ampera a new class of e-mobility. No other vehicle provides the freedom of transportation as the Opel Ampera, Alain Visser, Vice of Sales, Marketing and Aftersales at We have compromised on nothing.

The Ampera is a beautiful car that is as fun to as it is packed with premium

Reliable battery not disturbed by weather:

The Ampera is an electric that can operate in a wide of weather climates. It is powered by at all times and speeds. For the first 40 80 km, power is supplied by the electricity in the 16-kWh, lithium-ion battery.

driving on electricity delivered by the the Ampera drives free of and tailpipe-emissions.

Independent research that about 80 percent of drive less than 60 per day, so the Ampera would their requirements. When the battery runs low, the can be recharged in about three at 230v by plugging the vehicle’s charge system into a outlet. Because the battery can be quickly, most Amperas are to be driven in battery mode all the time.

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If a longer trip is the gasoline-fueled engine/generator can seamlessly the total driving range to than 500 kilometers on a full This range-extending technology the Ampera is suitable for worry-free use by the whole family.

If electric vehicles are to have a benefit on the environment, they be sold in high volume. cars like the Ampera with extended range — are the quickest way to reach goal because they few adjustments in lifestyle.

Beautiful — clearly an Opel:

The carries the DNA of Opel’s new design — a prominent grille, Opel badge and daring headlamps. Every element of the was designed and analyzed for efficiency, the Ampera one of the most aerodynamic and vehicles in the market.

Inside, the is packed with the premium fitting for a ground-breaking vehicle. Bose speakers to touch-screen this car brings mobility to the century.

The Ampera already has won accolades from specialists the continent. Awards from magazines and websites include Car of the Year by, innovation from L’Automobile Magazine in and best electric car by Auto in Poland.


Vehicle type: front-wheel-drive hatchback

Category: vehicle with extended-range

Chassis: independent McPherson front, compound crank axle rear, four-wheel brakes, full regenerative to maximize energy capture, power-assist steering

Seating four


Top speed 161

EV range (km): 40 — 80 cycle)

Total range 500

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