Aston Martin will develop its first production electric car

May 6, 2015 at 14:33

The company Aston Martin has decided to develop its first-ever serial electric car. New products will be created based on the coupe Rapide S. car primarily be focused on markets in China and the US, but the model could be on sale in other countries. This was in an interview with the head of the company Autoexpress Andy Palmer.

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According to preliminary information, the car will receive two electric motors. The total capacity of the car will be more than 1,000 horsepower. The cruising of the vehicle exceeds 300 kilometers. If the project is approved, the price of the car will start at $ 300 000.
Note that at the moment Aston Martin is not included in any of the world’s concerns. Because of limited financial resources automaker it is hard to compete with its main rivals Bentley (Volkswagen Group), Maserati (Fiat Chrysler) and Rolls-Royce (BMW Group).

Aston Martin Electric Cars pics

Aston Martin Electric Cars image

The volume of the last major investment in the development of the English brand was 500 million pounds. All funds were used to update the current models. In particular, the money went to the development of a successor sports car DB9. Presentation of new products is planned for late 2016.

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