The PROTON Concept car, to remain unveiled at the Geneva Continuous-duty motor Show, showcases a sophisticated series hybrid drivetrain, constructed and developed by Lotus Architectural.
Lotus Engineering, the world-renowned motor vehicle consultancy division with Lotus Cars Limited currently announces its most current series hybrid motor vehicle technology application during the PROTON Concept, which will be unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.
The complete multiple drivetrain in the PROTON Concept town car has been produced by Lotus Engineering and it features the Lotus Range Penis extender engine, designed specifically to get series hybrid cars or trucks.
The PROTON Concept, a plug-in collection hybrid city car, has been styled simply by Italdesign and will be unveiled on the Italdesign stand at the Geneva Electric motor Show. Lotus Engineering offers designed and included the complete drivetrain, including the electro-mechanical drive system together with single-speed transmission, which presents low emissions, optimized performance and appropriate electric-only operating range regarding city use.
For lengthier journeys, when the battery charge level drops, the 3 cylinder, Just one.2 litre Lotus Array Extender engine is utilized to replenish your charge in the power supply and provide electrical power for the drive motors. Electric battery can also be recharged with an AC mains domestic avenue to achieve initial electric-only operation.
Dr Robert Hentschel, Director of Lotus Engineering said: “This hybrid drivetrain of the PROTON Theory is another example of Lotus Engineering’utes expertise in electrical plus electronic systems together with efficient performance sites. The high efficiency Lotus Array Extender engine, which usually we unveiled that will great acclaim for the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show last year is perfectly designed for the advanced range hybrid we have created for the PROTON Concept city car. It is an thrilling example of the diverse number of highly efficient entire propulsion systems of which Lotus Engineering continues to grow for its partners together with clients.”