In the second half of 2020, the company Peugeot will bring to the European market all-electric version of the van Traveller. The novelty has received the name of the e-Traveller and represents adapted to the needs of commercial carriers and private buyers with active lifestyles, “green” minibus, without recharging able to drive up to 230 miles.
The new Peugeot e-Traveller is based on the platform EMP2 (Efficient Modular Platform) that is technically repeats and a regular Traveller, and his doubles: Spacetourer Citroen, Opel Zafira Life, Toyota ProAce Verso. The power plant is eco-van consists of a 100-kilowatt electric motor (peak torque – 250 Nm) and is laid under the floor of the traction battery at 50 kilowatt-hours. Without “refueling” the e-Traveller drove 230 miles on the test cycle WLTP; filling the battery depending on the power charger takes 30 minutes to 31 hours.
There are three modes of operation of the power plant: Eco (60 kW 180 Nm), Normal (80 kW, 210 Nm) and Power (100 kW, 260 Nm), also three levels of recovery is “moderate” and “enhanced”, which regulate the intensity of deceleration by releasing accelerator pedal. From standstill to 100 kilometers per hour e-Traveller accelerates in 13.1 seconds. Maximum speed is 130 kilometers per hour.
The new Peugeot e-Traveller will be available as standard with a cabin length of 4.95 meters and extended 5,30 meter. Seating capacity varies from five to eight and the volume of the Luggage compartment – from 1500 to 4900 liters. Another 74 liters add different pockets and compartments for small things.
The equipment van includes traction control system, Grip Control, full color head-up display, media system with special graphics, heated front seats, a function of preheating/cooling in the passenger compartment with the activation of the smartphone, as well as electric reheater on the basis of the PTC resistor with a capacity of 10 kilowatts.
Prices for a novelty are not declared yet. The start of sales in Europe scheduled for the second half of this year.