2012 Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept
Volkswagen will be launched the new concept of electric sport car 2012 Volkswagen E-Bugster and some time ago they shown in Detroit Auto Show 2012. Applying concept of beetle coupe, E-Bugster is two seat electric super car promising zero-emissions electric drivetrain.
Volkswagen E-Bugster 2012 powered by drivetrain concept consisting of an electric motor producing 114 horsepower with 199 lb-ft of torque. At the under the trunk floor there found 695-pound lithium-ion battery which enabling to powered a maximum 100 miles driving range. As a comparison Nissan Leaf has a driving range of 73 miles on a full battery charge but with five passengers.
For the exterior, E-Bugster Concept designed in open roof with 3-inches shorter in height than a regular Beetle. The E-Bugster’s front fascia is differentiated from the gasoline Beetle by virtue of dual bracket-shaped LED running lights, echoed on the rear fascia with bracket-shaped reflectors. all sides of the automobile wears a black stripe with an “E-Bugster” emblem. additionally, the electrical Volkswagen has solely tiny windows on top of every door, whereas the regular Beetle has tiny quarter windows for rear-seat passengers. Twenty-inch wheels and a bigger spoiler (reminiscent of that from the 200-hp Beetle Turbo) are gift. Changes for the cabin are comparatively mino, the tachometer is replaced by an energy consumption meter, and extra gauges for battery charge, driving vary, and brake energy regeneration are added.
There’s no word on whether or not the funky E-Bugster can create it to production, though Volkswagen attempt to use identical electrical powertrain within the future Golf Blue-e-Motion. the electrical Golf is scheduled to travel on sale in 2014 and features a claimed vary of ninety three miles. As long as the five-passenger Golf hatchback is way additional sensible than the 2012 VW E-Bugster Concept, we tend to suspect this Beetle-derived concept vehicle is just how for VW to tout its interest in building EVs.