edatoakrun wrote:From what we know now, I don't think the e-Power is any more (or less) than a series hybrid ICEV...
Major questions remaining:
What total/available battery capacity?
Is the fraction of available battery accessible under the driver's control?
Just how quick is it?
If Nissan can sell an e-power that accelerates ~ as fast as a Bolt or Tesla 3, at about half the list price, it might be very tempting to those who want to buy BEVs primarily for their from-the-stoplight performance.
One question answered, and and 58KW figure suggests the ICE generator is allowed to run at higher (above optimum efficiency) RPM during acceleration or large ascents.
..According to data available in Japan (not official in Europe) the petrol engine is a 58kW three-cylinder 1.2l that provides electricity to a 80 kW and 254 nm electric motor.
The weight of the Nissan Note e-Power is the same as a conventional compact car with 1220kg, the Japanese JC08 fuel consumption test cycle show 34km/l or 2.9L / 100km
The Nissan Note e-Power for now only available in Japan, however, this technology is expected to arrive in Europe soon as part of the brand’s electrification strategy, this car is presented as a “gateway to electric cars”! Its price starts at the equivalent of € 15,456 locally (1.772.280JPY) for the base version "S"...
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