Chevrolet revealed the new Volt

March 3, 2015 at 4:43 pm

The next Volt is built on a new front-drive platform, and the design model will make it more stylish, but recognizable. As previously stated the American edition Edmunds source in the company Chevrolet, looks hybrid “will be different, but not dramatically.” In addition, the manufacturer also intends to increase the range of the model while moving the electric. It is expected to increase from 60 to 80-96 kilometers.
The current “Volt” is equipped with a power unit, consisting of a 1.4-liter gasoline engine with 85 horsepower, 160-horsepower electric motor and a set of lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 16 kilowatt-hours. ICE is only used to recharge the batteries while driving. The maximum power reserve when fully charged batteries and filled tank is 500 kilometers.

Chevrolet Volt picture

Chevrolet Volt pics

The new “Volt” has in a place of 1.4-liter engine the new 1.5-liter “four” with direct fuel injection, a high compression ratio and variable oil pump performance. The new engine should be powerful and economical predecessor, but how it is, in the Chevrolet silent.

Chevrolet Volt pics

Chevrolet Volt image

Over the past four years, from the moment Chevrolet Volt was released to the US market, the company has sold more than 65 thousand such cars. According to the manufacturer, during this period the owners of the electric model drove about 800 million kilometers, saving about 95 million liters of fuel.

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