Electric Cars: Citroën Méhari

The leisure car Méhari, which came at the end of the 60s of the last century on the market, experienced a new edition as electric car now.

Citroen Mehari

Citroen Mehari

The French car manufacturer Citroën brings back 28 years after a leisure car with plastic body under the name of Méhari on the market. In the first half of the 2016 a new version should be first of all only in France available – however this time as the electric car and therefore under the name E Méhari. Citroën calls it “it-car”, “that will seduce those who stand out from others, are full of energy, follow the trend and protect the environment”.

As well as the original version from 1968, the new Méhari is a four-seater. The boot volume can be 200 and 800 liter increase, when the rear seats are killed. The car is open with large Windows made of glass and a removable fabric roof, which is retractable via a side locking system. The front, the rear part, the page or the entire vehicle can be covered. The car should be in orange, yellow, blue and beige available.

The engine of the E Méhari puts it in a rated power of 30 kW and a peak output of 50 kW at a maximum speed of 110 km/h. The lithium-metal-polymer battery with 30 kWh should range in the city for 200 km out of town for 100 km. Is fully charged it is about domestic or public charging stations to a socket outlet with 16A in eight hours or to household Sockets (10A) in 13 hours.

Whether the Méhari will come also to Germany, is yet to end. Its predecessor, based on the 2CV and the Dyane and almost 150,000 times was built, was available in this country not in regular trading.

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