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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Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August - Autocar
Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August  Autocar

At the last count Volkswagen had five SUVs in its ranks but, if you ignore its R and GTI models, no traditional sports cars. Rewind to 1989 and the company had ...

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Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4: Price and Spec for Vauxhall’s FIRST plug-in Hybrid  Cars UK

The Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4, Vauxhall's first plug-in hybrid offering, is offered in a choice of trim levels and prices starting at £35590.

Vauxhall Ampera: Spotted - Pistonheads.com
Vauxhall Ampera: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

Two engines and cheap to run, how can that be? It's one of those blasted range extender electric cars, isn't it? | PistonHeads.

Pricing revealed for Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4 - AOL UK
Pricing revealed for Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4  AOL UK

Vauxhall has revealed pricing for the upcoming Grandland X Hybrid4 — the firm’s first plug-in SUV.Four trims are on offer for the SUV. Starting off ...

Opel Ampera-e 2017 - Autocar
Opel Ampera-e 2017  Autocar

Opel's second-generation Ampera is smaller than the first, and now purely electric. It's also very capable with a remarkable range.

Opinion: GM got the Chevrolet Volt wrong - Autocar
Opinion: GM got the Chevrolet Volt wrong  Autocar

'The future starts here' read the headline of the Autocar magazine news story when Chevrolet first revealed the Volt almost a decade ago. The range-extender ...

Why the Vauxhall Ampera got it so right, and yet so wrong - Autocar
Why the Vauxhall Ampera got it so right, and yet so wrong  Autocar

So farewell then, Ampera. This innovative – and, in its home nation as the Chevrolet Volt, highly controversial – car will be discontinued in its Vauxhall and Opel ...

Coca-Cola buys 100 Opel Ampera-Es - Fleet Europe
Coca-Cola buys 100 Opel Ampera-Es  Fleet Europe

Coca-Cola has acquired a fleet of 100 Opel Ampera-E electric vehicles for its.

Vauxhall Ampera review (2012-2015) - AutoExpress
Vauxhall Ampera review (2012-2015)  AutoExpress

The Vauxhall Ampera is a range-extender electric car, which combines all of the benefits of an EV with the range of a petrol car.

Vauxhall Ampera: car review - The Guardian
Vauxhall Ampera: car review  The Guardian

Some of my neighbours take an interest in my wheels. "Another electric car?" one asks. Well, yes, mostly, I tell him, but it also has a 1.4-litre petrol engine.

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