The Chevrolet Bolt EV 2020 is able to pass on a record for electric vehicles at a distance of 416 km (259 miles)
The Chevrolet Bolt EV 2020 can accelerate to 100 km/h in just 6.5 seconds
Chevrolet Bolt EV
was an important milestone in the industry of electric vehicles. It was the first electric vehicle to break the distance up to 200 miles (321 km), and was relatively affordable with a starting price of below 40 thousand dollars. But progress on the Chevrolet did not stop and improved the battery, thereby increasing the autonomy of the turn. New model of the Chevrolet Bolt EV 2020 is able to pass on a record for production electric vehicles at a distance of 259 miles (416 km), which puts the model on the top of the range travel on one charge.
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A record-breaking 259 miles (416 km) first discovered the Agency for environmental protection, which ranked the cars according to the movement range on a single charge and later Chevrolet itself has confirmed this fact. It is expected that the output power will remain unchanged: 200 horsepower and 360 nm of torque. Earlier, the automaker announced that their Chevrolet Bolt EV 2020 is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.5 seconds.
The Chevrolet Bolt EV 2020
The automaker explained that the increase in capacity of 8% has been achieved by replacing some elements of the battery and making “small but effective changes” in chemistry of the elements. According to Chevrolet, it is possible to increase the range without physically replacing the battery. Rechargeable battery integrated into the design of the car, as its replacement would require a more extensive re-engineering of the car.
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Improved batteries will not affect the price tag on the Chevrolet Bolt EV 2020 that will remain the same – 37,4 thousand dollars. The only notable change in the model 2020 – adding two new color options Cayenne Orange Metallic Oasis Blue.
The interior of the Chevrolet Bolt EV 2020
Despite the impressive mileage record in 416 kilometres Bolt EV at least 2020 and has a maximum range in the casual segment of electric vehicles, but in practice the gap is small. Competitors actively step on the toes. Hyundai Kona Electric boasts a range of 415 km (just less than a kilometer from Chevrolet), Kia Soul EV – 391 km, the Kia Niro is 384 km. the Fresh Tesla Model 3 also has a good indication of the distance of 384 km. At the end of the rating is the Nissan Leaf with autonomy Plus speed of 363 kilometers.
General Motors has plans to increase the import of electric vehicles. Having a fulcrum with the Bolt EV, GM plans to release 20 new models of electric vehicles worldwide by 2023, including improved batteries, which should further increase the autonomy of the turn.
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However, the record for the movement range is the prototype Lightyear One, which is due to solar panels able to travel up to 725 kilometres. The novelty still exists in a single copy.
We will remind that earlier Opel has released the world’s first electric car for rally racing. And recently, Ferrari has created the most powerful hybrid supercar.
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