eRUF, Porsche 'politically correct'
The Bavarian company RUF preparateur of global reputation for its achievements including a base Porsche models, just take a step more than important by presenting us his concept car eRUF Concept Model A, obviously developed on the basis of a Porsche 911.
Alois Ruf had announced last year and kept his promise by showing us his own version of a Porsche driven only to electricity. So he beats the same manufacturer which provides for offer in 2010 Cayman hybrid cut and maybe a Cayenne SUV hybrid.
The line has a roughly changee not and if ever one day you had to meet a 100% electric Porsche, you will notice right away by his quietness, inherent in this type of engine.
Porsche to design this unusual was obviously removed the famous Flat-6 normally placed in a holder overhang at the rear of the vehicle, to replace it with a three-phase electric motor. It is powered by 96 lithium-ion, especially housed behind the seats, a number that has the front to provide a better distribution of masses. Besides these last weigh alone has more than 550 kg, or 25% of the total weight of the car. If we total reserved spaces for batteries, we see that the cargo areas were requisitioned. It goes without saying that these batteries can be fully charged via a household outlet. The time allotted has a full recharge is ten hours and the cost is minimal.
The power granted by this seductive eRUF is 150 kW (204 hp). However, is its impressive torque reaching 650 Nm (480 lb-ft) available from 0 r / min, clean index this technology development.
Performance worthy of a Porsche
Despite a total weight of 1910 kg (4200 lbs), the cutting eRUF benefits all the same performance very identified. According to the data of the manufacturer, this very clean cut can reach the 100 km in 7.0 seconds, with a maximum of 3.0 seconds compared to additional registered by a Porsche 911 engine atmospheric data. The top speed stands at 225 km / hr.
Finally, autonomy varies by use and especially dependent on driving style of the driver, ranges between 250 and 320 km.
If ever a day we had an edition eRUF market, one can easily expect to pay nearly 300,000 euros ($ 450,000 U.S.). But by the many other prototypes should be tested on the road and there is no doubt that the prototype eRUF Concept Model B is currently developing ...
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