The Citroën Berlingo Electric, whose sale will begin during the first half of 2013 be presented worldwide in the Hall of Hannover. The new commercial for Citroën respond with maximum respect for the environment, the needs of professional customers thanks to its high load capacity, both in volume and weight.
With developed in collaboration with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation engine, Electric Berlingo offers a maximum torque of 200 Nm and an output of up 44 kW, that front wheel drive via a gearbox is transmitted.
The architecture of this integrated commercial vehicle under the front hood and body components of the electric power train. Integration also occurs in the case of the battery in a two-part pack, can offer a completely flat load surface, similar to that in the version with thermal propulsion. These batteries have a total usable capacity of 22,5 kWh and provide a range of 170 Km
Recharging can be accomplished in two ways, through two different flaps: normal mode, with a recharge time between 6 and 12 hours depending on the electric current available and fast mode, recharging batteries for 80% in just 20 minutes.
The Electric Berlingo provides a quiet ride, thanks to its acoustic comfort and gearbox with a unique relationship. It offers innovative features like eco-driving information, indicators of consumption / regeneration energy, instantaneous fuel consumption and auxiliary (mainly heating and cooling) consumption. It also has a system of energy recovery during deceleration and braking, similar to that in the C-Zero and electric heating with environmentally friendly way to limit power consumption. Another benefit that the vehicle offers standard is helping out on a slope, associated with the ESP system.
The Electric Berlingo will be available in versions normal body and long, with a length of 4,38 my 4,63 m respectively and remain key features of the other versions of the range: volume up and 4,1 3 m640 Kg payload. The cabin sleeps up to three host with modularity for easy loading of objects.