⚉|⚇|⚉ Bathroom Stall Prophets

The Stalls of Higher Thought

B Zero Electric Car

leave a comment »


The B Zero is powered by a 50kW electric motor, has a max speed of 130 kph (80 mph — electronically capped at that in Europe, might be something else if the car makes it to the US).

ABS brakes are standards, power steering, airbags, air conditioning, and an interesting feature that Pininfarina calls “soft sound”. It apparently makes the electric car a bit more noisy so that pedestrians can hear it better.

The LMP battery + supercapacitor pack gives the BlueCar an all-electric range of range of 250 km (153 miles).

The lithium-polymer battery, which they call the LMP, has an expected lifetime of about 200,000km (125,000 miles) and requires no maintenance. Unlike most other electric cars, the B0 has a battery pack and supercapacitors to help it better capture energy when using regenerative braking.

Leases for approx. $540/month ($6,500 annually) Canadian. (:


Written by mattliving

April 13, 2009 at 5:56 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: