Luka EV: the Czechs built budget electric car

Luka EV: the Czechs built budget electric car

Production-ready model Luka EV is the creation of the Czech company MW Motors, based in the city Stenovice. In the construction of new electrical engineers used life hacks from Hackaday.

The length of the machine, the exterior of which is made in the style of retrospection 1950-60 years, is 4 050 mm, and a height of 1 220 mm. Front electric car like the classic Volkswagen Karmann Ghia coupe-rear – Aston Martin DB4. Chassis and frame is made of aluminum rectangular tubes, and a body of fiberglass.

Chassis Luka EV, as mentioned above, consists of four motor-wheels, total capacity of 68 HP, They are powered by Nickel-cobalt-manganese batteries with a capacity of 21.9 kWh, providing about 300 km reserve, but the creators note that the figures are preliminary. Charge the battery to 80% in an hour.

Czech engineers planned to create a vehicle curb weight of 750 kg. the Task was almost completed – the serial version of Luka EV weighs 815 kg. Despite its modest power, the electric car has good dynamics – acceleration from zero to 100 km/h takes 9.6 seconds, and “maximum speed” is equal to 146 km/h While the interior has a nice set of equipment: leather trim seats, climate control system, infotainment system with navigation features and power Windows.

MW Motors plans to start selling Luka EV in the near future. Currently, anyone can sign up for a test drive. Soon the novelty will be certified, including a crash test, after which there will be a cost, presumably, no more than 20 thousand euros (about 1 411 000 rubles at the current exchange rate).

On the eve of the portal “Wheels.ru” has told about plans for Fisker to build an affordable electric car price to $ 40,000, which will be equipped with solid-state batteries.