Citroen unveiled an electric car, designed for 9 people


The car is built on the base model SpaceTourer.

The French company Citroen has presented the new all-electric van Citroen e-SpaceTourer, reports the with reference to Browser.

In the family of Citroen electric vehicles – the next replenishment. After the debut of the commercial model e-Jumpy and urban micromobile Ami, the company presented a stylish minivan on electric.

Thanks to the wide possibilities of transformation of salon, the new product is able to take on Board from 5 to 9 people. The car is built on the basis of a familiar model SpaceTourer, but unlike other members of the family, travels exclusively on electricity.

In the heart of the model is the modular platform EMP2, which allows to use both traditional internal combustion engines and electric components. In accordance with the strategy Inspired By You All, the company intends before the end of this year to present six electrified vehicles.

The car is equipped with 136-HP (100 kW) electric motor that has a torque of 260 Nm. Li-ion battery with a capacity of 50 kWh is composed of 18 cells. On assurance of founders, the van can travel up to 230 km (WLTP). The company provides a warranty on the battery for 8 years or 160 thousand km.

The driver can choose from three operating modes of the powertrain: Eco, Normal and Power. In Normal mode the system provides 80 kW of power and 210 Nm of torque. This allows you to provide the perfect balance between range and dynamics. In Eco mode the recoil is reduced up to 60 kW and 190 Nm and that the power consumption is minimized for maximum distance run. In the Power the power plant provides the maximum possible output of the motor (100 kW/260 Nm). But regardless of the selected mode, the maximum speed is limited at around 130 km/h.

To charge the battery from an ordinary wall outlet, using the charger Wallbox 7.4 kW (about 8 hours) or “quick” charge to 80% capacity in 30 minutes.

Inside, a special instrument panel and 7-inch touch screen infotainment system. With the application MyCitroën owner e-SpaceTourer can remotely control the charging process of the battery.

For comfort and security, e-SpaceTourer equipped with complex electronic driver aides, including brake assist, assistance when starting uphill, monitoring “blind” zones, condition monitoring system, driver and prevent collisions when reversing.