Vauxhall Ampera

This car is Vauxhall's version of the GM Volt, which is a range extended electric car providing around 40 miles electric range on battery which then switches to a petrol generator for it's electricity, providing another few hundred miles of range.

Specifications

Production Vehicle Yes
Produced From Jan 2012
Base Price (GBP)28000
Number of Seats4
Number of Doors5
0 to 60 (secs)8.5
BHP148
Electric Range (Miles)40
Total Range (Miles)350
Domestic Charge Time (Hrs)4
Fast Charge Time (Hrs) 
Swappable Battery No

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