Posted by: carboncreditsusa | December 9, 2008

Electric Vehicle Update: Fiat Phylla Electric Car Has Solar Panels For Charge Assist

Fiat Phylla

Weighing just 750kg – of which 150kg is the battery pack – the 2+2 Phylla has a quoted range of 145km from a lithium-ion battery pack, or 220km from a lithium polymer unit. Performance? 0-30mph takes six seconds and the top speed is just over 80mph.

 

 

 

 

http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2008/12/08/fiat_shows_phylla/print.html

Fiat’s latest take on the electric car, the Phylla, has been revealed at the Turin Environment Park.

A joint development by Fiat’s R&D department – Centro Ricerche Fiat – and several local design and engineering companies, the prototype was shown at the Turin science park and driven around the block by local dignitaries.

Weighing just 750kg – of which 150kg is the battery pack – the 2+2 Phylla has a quoted range of 145km from a lithium-ion battery pack, or 220km from a lithium polymer unit. Performance? 0-30mph takes six seconds and the top speed is just over 80mph.

Recharge time from a domestic wall socket is said to take between three and four hours, while nearly every available inch of body work is covered in solar panels which are said to generate up to 340W. The electric motor provides drive to all four wheels and has an average power output of 27kW and a peak output of 54kW.

If our Italian is right, the Phylla also has – or can have – a 1kW fuel-cell on board.

No announcements were made regarding the potential manufacture of the Phylla, so its real importance is an indicator of what Fiat think a ‘leccy Panda may look like a few years down the road.

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