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Peugeot BB1 concept car launched in London

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Peugeot BB1 concept car launched in

Posted on Friday, 6th November, at 11:16 am by Stephen Mulligan. under Transport .

Peugeot launched in London the BB1 electric car that seats four in a vehicle just 2.5 meters The BB1 was originally launched at the Frankfurt Show and is now being promoted as a in a number of cities around the

I asked Peugeot s Managing Jon Goodman, about the company s fuel strategy :

We need to multiple solutions. In about two we need to have vehicles on that use standard fuels but are fuel efficient than s models. We need to offer — that s cars that use fuels but also recover when the car is braking. We need to Diesel Hybrids which we do in 2011 as well as a range of vehicles in about three

The BB1 is, Peugeot claims, a mixture of a and a car and seems to be the car manufacturer s first into electric car design. Tubidis, the BB1 s designer, told guests:

The BB1 isn t about long it isn t about linear travel — it s the gesture: Stop. Go. Accelerate. Get in. Get

So clearly the BB1 is aimed at the young market in a World where gas could rise again to $100 (≈ $100 ) a barrel and there.

The Peugeot BB1 in day-to-day use

The BB1 is electric so it just plugs in to a socket at home and the lithium ion charge up in six hours. This car is obviously designed for city so you won t be using it for a motorway trip to but for urban journeys the BB1 provides acceleration. space for four and a 360° driver view.

The four people claim the BB1 an advantage over rivals as the Toyota iQ and the Smart Car but it should be that the rear passengers are on scooter-like seats and their actually wrap around the at the front in order to squeeze into the 2.5 meter BB1. people may not like this arrangement!

The scooter analogy t stop there as the steering of the BB1 is through a handlebar-like device also houses an iPod Dock your iPod to the and the central display uses it to the internet.

The front occupants sit in a more position than most of us are to. This is necessary to cram people into the thing and its possible by the complete lack of any pedals.

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The Peugeot BB1 is by a pair of 20 bhp electric motors the rear axle but its the torque of motors that will this diminutive vehicle its and responsiveness in urban traffic. only 600 Kg that s nearly 40 The bubble-roof (a styling reference to the has integrated solar panels drive the air-conditioning system.

Peugeot has come a long way the producers of Columbo selected a 403 because it was the ugliest car they think of. Some people hate the styling of the BB1: it as if it s back to front, the front leans forward at an odd angle this would be effective at reflections from the dashboard) but I can t loving the many exquisite the BB1 has to offer from the front and lamp clusters to the quirky and bubble-shaped roof.


The BB1 has a top speed of round 50 mph and Jon a 0-20 mph time of 2.8 seconds to the very torquey electric The batteries give the BB1 a range of 75 miles which is more enough for a day s urban driving.

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