Opel continues its offensive in the electric car segment with a new premiere - this time the Germans have prepared a 100% electric version for the Zafira minivan.
Opel has released the first images and details regarding the new Zafira-e Life, the electric version of the passenger van developed on the same platform as the Citroen e-SpaceTourer and Peugeot e-Traveler.
The new Opel Zafira e-Life will be equipped with an electric motor with a power of 100 kW (136 horsepower) and 260 Nm. The top speed will be limited to 130 km / h.
A battery pack with a capacity of 75 kWh is available for a range of up to 330 kilometres and a battery with 50 kWh for 230 kilometres in accordance with the WLTP standard.
The biggest advantage of the new Zafira-e Life compared to the Vivaro-e electric van is the ability to carry up to 9 people on board.
Buyers can choose from three lengths:
- The short Zafira-e Life "Small", available from early 2021, has space for up to nine passengers.
- The "Medium" variant has a 35 centimetre longer wheelbase (3.28 meters), which allows more foot space for the rear passengers.
- The 5.30-meter long Zafira-e Life "Large" with a 3.28-meter wheelbase has a maximum loading volume of around 4500 litres.
The Zafira-e Life can charge at home, on public quick chargers or via conventional sockets. On a quick charging station with 100 kW direct current, the 50 kWh battery can be refreshed 80 per cent in 30 minutes; the large 75 kWh battery takes 45 minutes.
According to Opel officials, sales of the new Opel Zafira-e Life will start this summer. Opel will provide details of the price of the Zafira-e Life at a later date.
Opel introduced the Vivaro-e electric van model which has 136 hp and 260 Nm. Commercial fleet operators have just received a new offer: an electric Opel...
The Opel Mokka-e electric compact SUV is powered by a 100 kW / 136 hp electric engine, the maximum torque is 260 Newton meters. The battery has a...
The Opel Vivaro-e is the fully electric variant of the light commercial van from Opel. It will hit the market next year. As part of its PACE! Strategic plan, Opel will...
Opel continues to electrify its range and presents the first model with a plug-in hybrid propulsion system in its history. The Opel Grandland X Hybrid4...