VW unveils two electric cars ready for production The eUp! and The eGolf

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VW unveils two electric cars for production: The e-Up! and The e-Golf

unveiled two new electric car models September 10th at the Frankfurt Show. The e-Up! which a 99 mile range and the e-Golf a 118 mile range, both are by lithium ion batteries and electric but have different specifications.


The VW e-Golf is a five-door looks a lot like the regular but under the hood its a totally machine. It uses a 24.2 kWh battery, made up of 264 individual (adding up to 323-volt). It is driven by a 85 kW/ 115 PS with a maximum revolution of up to and deliver a maximum torque of 270 Nm.

Like most EVs, the is single-speed. According to VW, accelerating 0-62 miles per hour 10.4 seconds in the electrified Golf, with the top speed is limited to a maximum 87 mph. The gives the e-Golf a range 130 and 190 km (81 and 118 miles), and it manages to use about kWh of energy per 62 miles with the of its low drag coefficient of 0.28, on driving conditions.

Standard wall-socket will charge the e-Golf s battery empty to full within 13

Volkswagen e-Up!

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The VW is a three-door hatchback, also like the small brother of the It s smaller, with a smaller motor that runs on a lithium-ion battery and genrates 60 kW / 82 PS motor capable of 210 Nm of torque. The has a driving range between 120 to 160 km (75 to 99 depending on driving conditions

The e-Up! is considered to be the more model. Using only kWh per 61 miles, wins it over the in efficiency.

Standard wall-socket fully charge the e-Up s from empty to full nine hours.

Volkswagen E Up! – Electric Car 60kW Auto

Add an optional box charger for garages or charging the e-Up! and e-Golf can be charged empty to full within six But the quickest charging option is the combined charging system using a DC power supply. that, the e-Up! can be charged empty to 80 percent in just an hour.

The pair of VWs were designed by the automaker while the critical including the motors, gearboxes and will be built in Germany at VW s components plant.

Both EVs three drive modes; Eco and ECO+. They also four levels of regenerative D1, D2, D3 and B. Progression to higher levels of braking allow the e-Up! and to recover more energy for the

The progression will likely an effect on how the car drives due the braking So as it progress from D1 to B, the driver feel a stronger slowing from the electric motor, like the engine braking of cars.

The e-Up! and e-Golf be by 2014 in Europe, other will follow. The e-Golf be entering U.S market by late or early 2015. But no word if or when e-Up! will

There are also no detail yet on the numbers and pricing, most depending on demand.

Volkswagen E Up! – Electric Car 60kW Auto

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