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Aptera, the solar electric car that doesn’t need to be charged and that you can put aside for two thousand pesos

This futuristic vehicle reaches a speed of 100 kilometers per hour in just 3.5 seconds and a single charge is enough to cover more than 1,600 kilometers.

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Aptera, the solar electric car that doesn’t need to be charged and that you can put aside for two thousand pesos
Aptera, the solar electric car that doesn’t need to be charged and that you can put aside for two thousand pesos

Good news for the drivers environmentally friendly! Aptera Motors officially unveiled its new electric vehicle, the first to be only charges with solar energy. The best part is that you can now put your futuristic car aside for just $ 100, that is, 2,000 Mexican pesos.

The Aptera can go from 0 to 100 kilometers in just 3.5 secondswhile his Top speed of 177 kilometers per hour. With a 100 kWh battery it has a range of up to 1,609 kilometers per full charge.

The Solar panels Camouflaged on the surface, you can charge the battery while the car is parked. So you can store enough energy to do more than travel 17,702 kilometers per year, according to the manufacturer.

Image: Aptera Motors

“The technology Never recharge from Aptera, is powered by the sun. Our built-in solar system keeps the solar panels full and wherever (the car) decides, it’s easy, ”said a statement from co-founder Chris Anthony.

To maximize its efficiency, the Aptera looks like a small, aerodynamically designed spaceship three wheels and two seats. Both the exterior color and the interior finish can be changed.

Inside, it can be personalized with safety accessories to carry pets or other items. In addition, it has built-in settings in the user interface to inform the driver in real time about how to save energy and extend the range of the vehicle.

Image: Aptera Motors.

The innovative solar vehicle It is made of lightweight materials that are stronger than steel. Its design allows it to glide with a drag coefficient of 0.13, which is the aerodynamic drag of the car. In comparison, the Tesla Model 3 has a drag coefficient of 0.23.

The vehicle is available with four different battery capacities: 100 kWh, 60 kWh, 40 kWh or 25 kWh. All of them have a solar panel arrangement of around three square meters. There are two versions of the Aptera: Paradigm and Paradigm +. The cost ranges from $ 25,900 to $ 46,000 (between 511 thousand and 907 thousand Mexican Pe4os).

The company plans to deliver the first units in 2021, but it can be reserved with as little as $ 100 “down payment”.

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