recently we were able to get to know the Volkswagen Crafter 2017, the new generation of the van German. Taking advantage of the IAA Hannover (Germany), where are presented the main developments in terms of commercial vehicles, we find ourselves with this prototype. This is the Volkswagen e-Crafter Concept, a variant that looks to the future and that uses a system of propulsion 100% electric.
The officer move to the e-Crafter is a motor power of 136 HP and 290 Nm. It works jointly with a battery pack of 43 kWh, which is located under the floor of the vehicle so as not to lose charge capacity. Can be recharged to 80% in just 45 minutes and thanks to them you get a autonomy of 208 kilometres. If it is decided to develop a production model of their autonomy would increase up to 400 kilometers.
the batteries are placed based on the floor has the advantage of maintain the interior dimensions. The Volkswagen e-Crafter Concept will have a cargo volume of 11,3 cubic metres, with a height of 1,96 meters, and a length of 4.85 meters. Payload maximum is 1.709 kg, since the maximum weight of the vehicle is 4,200 kg In the prototype, the maximum speed is limited to 80 km/h.
To distinguish the Volkswagen e-Crafter’s Concept of a Crafter’s normal we look at the details. Opens the color blue Reef Blue which is also extended by the bumpers and side skirts, in addition to a few specific graphs. The daytime running lights have been redesigned and now tienen form ‘C’. Although we are at a prototype not forget that the production version could arrive during the coming year.
Source – Volkswagen