The Opel/Vauxhall Ampera shares it’s platform and E-Flex propulsion system with the Chevy Volt. Like the Volt, it has an all electric range of 56 km, a total range of 610 km, and can travel from 0-100 km/h about 9 sec. The Ampera’s top speed is also the same as the Volt’s at 160 km/h. The Ampera is powered by a 16 kWh battery pack and 1.4L gasoline engine and can be recharged on a 230V European household outlet. MSRP for the Ampera will be uniform throughout Europe at 42,900 Euros (including the VAT).
Vauxhall is currently taking reservations for the Ampera, targeted for sale in early 2012.
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