Opel RAK e

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Opel RAK e
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Overview
Manufacturer Opel (General Motors)
Production 2011 (Concept car)
Designer KISKA
Body and chassis
Class City car (A)
Body style 1-door hatchback
Layout Front-wheel-drive
Dimensions
Length 3,000 mm (118.1 in)
Height 1,190 mm (46.9 in)
Kerb weight 380 kg (840 lb)

The Opel RAK e is an electric 2-seat city concept car produced by the German car manufacturer Opel. The RAK e premiered at the 64th Frankfurt Motor Show in 2011.

The name RAK e recalls the name of the 1928 rocket-powered RAK 2 with a canopy door.[1]

It was developed and designed in conjunction with KISKA,[2][3] designers of the KTM X-Bow.

The RAK e is a battery-powered electric car (officially a quadricycle) with a range of 100 kilometers, and had a top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph).[4] Peak power output is 36.5 kW (50 PS; 49 bhp), of which 10.5 kW (14 PS; 14 bhp) is continuously available. The usable battery capacity of 5 kWh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ English, Andrew (13 September 2011). "Frankfurt Motor Show 2011: Opel RAKe". The Telegraph. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Opel RAK e Concept: the design". Car Body Design. 1 February 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Opel". KISKA. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Bremner, Richard (29 November 2011). "Opel RAK-e". Autocar. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 

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