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AMP s Saturn Sky/Pontiac Solstice EV Will Use Remy Electric

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back in the yesteryear of 2008, AMP Mechanical Products) announced they would begin electric car conversions on the GM Kappa A lot has changed in the past year and a  The Kappa cars, the Sky and Pontiac Solstice, are as dead as respective brands.

But AMP is still proceeding with its plans, and has signed a letter of for a potential long‐term electric supply agreement with International.

So does that we can have our electric Kappa soon?

AMP is taking early on its electric car conversions, with an price of $25,000. Nick broke down the costs of the over the life of the car. and story short, it ll take you a while (and a lot of driving) to any money over a gas-powered car. Does that it any less cool?

Not in this writer s opinion. of it as the poor man s Tesla Roadster.

AMP s to go with Remy International for its are many. As AMP s President Steve says in the Press Release (on the page) Remy s HVH250 motor is simply the best on the today, and is easily integrated our drive train. Our customers the best of both worlds – the and performance of a true sports car and the principles of an electric car. strategic partnership is a direct of our deep commitment to innovation and

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Indeed, Remy has some relationships in play with major auto manufacturers. In Remy signed a deal Daimler to supply electric for the Mercedes ML450 Hybrid. also recently received a grant the U.S. government to the tune of $60

Should AMP indeed pursue a with Remy, the HVH250 with battery pack provide about 150 miles out of a As far as horsepower, charging times, and other specs, we don t have information yet. The motors supplied for the Mercedes put out about 80 and 184 ft-lbs of torque however. It may not like a lot, but keep in 100% of that torque is at 0 RPM.

You don t get that even with the baddest combustion engines.

You ve got to admire the gusto of a company ahead with such a despite the discontinuation of the car it is built If Burns really believes the motor will preserve the car spirit of the Kappa cars, he have a good reason they plan on using than one motor?) AMP plans on other electric car conversions as though what, we don t know either. But I d really like a behind the wheel of one of their once they, you know, get one


Just sayin .

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