Archive for the ‘Hybrid Cars’

Mercedes ML450 HYBRID

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Mercedes ML450 HYBRID will be showcased at 2009 New York Auto Show as announced by the company.

Although Mercedes ML450 HYBRID was previewed at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 2007 for the first time, but the company made decision not released the car for the market on that time due to a number of problems.

Mercedes ML450 HYBRID has a total power of 335 hp from its powertrain. However, Mercedes ML450 HYBRID can be operated in electric mode only and uses an Atkinson cycle for maximum fuel efficiency.

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Tesla Model S

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Tesla Model S has been unveiled by Tesla as the “world’s first mass-produced, highway-capable EV”. With an electronically limited top speed of 130 mph and 0 to 60 mph acceleration time of 3.9 seconds, Tesla Model S sedan has a range of 300 miles.

Tesla Model S electric can be re-charged from any 120V, 240V or 480V outlet, which taking 45 minutes from the 480V outlet for a full re-charge. Tesla also offers a range of batteries for the Tesla Model S, with an autonomy of 160, 230 or 300 miles per charge.

Tesla Model S powertrain is mounted under the floor which offers extra luggage space under the hood, while the storage space offers the possibility to carry a 50-inch television, a mountain bike, and also a surfboard simultaneously.

As have been announced by the company, Tesla Model S price will starts at $49,900.

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Hyundai Blue-Will Hybrid Concept Car

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Hyundai Blue-Will is a plug-in hybrid concept car which will be unveiled at the next Seoul Motor Show. Hyundai Blue-Will concept comes featuring a number of interesting materials.

Hyundai Blue-Will concept is powered by a Gasoline Direct Injected 1.6-litre engine with Continuously Variable Transmission and a 100kw electric motor.

Hyundai Blue-Will’s electric power is stored in Lithium Ion Polymer batteries which, together with the fuel tank, are located under the rear seats.

Hyundai Blue-Will Concept
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