2017 Opel Ampera-e is coming soon as the 2017 model year, Vauxhall parent Opel will unveil a brand new electric car, dubbed the outset 2017 Opel Ampera-e in Europe in 2017 will be on the basis of US Chevrolet Bolt EV, and the firm expects the car to get a long list of more than last electric vehicles.
The electric car market is getting hotter by the day each automaker is trying to pass the others by offering affordable models with long distances. Recently at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas Nevada last month, General Motors presented the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt, their new PHEV for the American market.
GM Europe will rebrand the car and sell it as 2017 Opel Ampera-e. The new 2017 Opel Ampera will be identical to the Chevrolet Bolt small visual difference. My automaker hopes the new PHEV will succeed where the first gen Opel Ampera plug-in hybrid which was identical to the Chevrolet volt plug-in hybrid failed. Opel Ampera sold only 9,629 units in Europe compared with 51,662 units Chevrolet sold in the US in 2013.
2017 Opel Ampera-e Interior
The 2017 Opel Ampera-e cabin is more stylish features upgraded technologies. The room is also nearly identical to that of Chevrolet Bolt. The 2017 Ampera-e will accommodate five passengers and still leave the cargo space comparable to compact cars, this is courtesy of its battery is mounted on the ground.
It also features a 10.2-inch MyLink color touch-screen smartphone integration and OnStar service assistant. The car also features a wide-angle rear-facing camera and Kaka same idea is used in the large SUV. The system uses different cameras to provide a bird’s eye of the car. The car also features the navigation system that can route nearby charging stations to help increase its range.
2017 Opel Ampera-e Exterior
Outline of the 2017 Opel Ampera-e shows a replica of the Chevrolet Bolt. The difference is between the two front bumpers the Ampera in its new grille which features two thin chrome strips and Opel emblems on the front and rear fascias. Everything else looks Chevrolet Bolt including the roof which appears to be floating, front-quarter window and the little BMW-inspired sheet metal when you go to the door handles all the way to the taillights.
2017 Opel Ampera-e Engine
Although many people think Opel Ampera-e 2017 commercial flop, GM insists that the Opel Ampera-e 2017 model original and give them a massive energy efficient technology as the benchmark upcoming electric models including Ampera 2017.
Unlike the Opel Ampera which was powered with PHEV power train, the new Ampera-e 2017 features all-electric drive-train. The model features the same setup as the Chevrolet Bolt. The electric motor produces 200 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. I motor is supported by a 60 kWh lithium-ion battery pack which is mounted under the floor to maximize room space.
the automaker stayed with my mother about its range but expect 200 miles range from a full charge, according to Chevrolet. 2017 Opel Ampera will run from 0-60 mph in 7 seconds and will have a top speed of 91 mph. The batteries will take 9 hours to recharge using a 240-volt outlet at the optional DC fast charger will recharge the battery to 80% in less than an hour.
2017 Opel Ampera-e Release Date & Price
GM has not announced an official 2017 Opel Ampera-e-release date and price but we believe will be the price of the same model as the Chevy Bolt which has a starting of $ 37,500 or € 33,275 equivalent in Europe.