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Sim-Lei 333km aero EV

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by TEG, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    I see some Aptera e and iMiev in that. 200 miles ain't bad, but those looks....
     
  2. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    A bit insectoid...
    grasshopper.gif
     
  3. JRP3

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    So completely horrible :scared: Efficiency does not have to look ugly.
     
  4. markwj

    markwj Moderator, Asia Pacific

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    Some more details:

    SIM-LEI EV 300km @100kph, 0.19 drag coefficient, in-wheel motors, 19" screen.

    A Korean 'concept', hoping for mass production in "about 2 years":

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPwphfWTZ6w

    Four screens in the dashboard. 2x wing mirror, 1x dash, and a 19" landscape mode display.
     
  5. Dragon

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    Weight of the car and KW of the batteries?
     
  6. VolkerP

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    I bet it comes with super-slippery aerodynamic paint, but susceptible to insecticides... :tongue:
     
  7. Alfred

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    1650 Kg, 24.5 kWh, draws 77 Wh/km at 100 km/h.
    Source: Mein Elektroauto
    (In German)
     
  8. JRP3

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    Wow, portly little bug. So it's ugly and overweight :scared:
     
  9. Mycroft

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    Yes, why do car companies insist on making EVs weird looking? Aside from conversions, isn't the Model S the first "normal" looking EV sedan?
     
  10. JRP3

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    The old composite bodied Solectria Sunrise was not that odd looking, and had very good efficiency. The Sunrise In Pictures
    solectria_sunrise_hogarth1.jpg
     
  11. AnOutsider

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    Cool car, shame the article didn't have more shots. The front sort of reminds me of the newer VW Beetles. 377 miles on a charge? Impressive. Even more impressive that they say someone had driven it at speeds up to 100MPH. That was 20 years ago. Imagine where we'd be if EVs had been taken seriously back then.
     
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