Hyundai korea automaker revealed its first production-ready full electric car named “Blueon”. Based on the firm’s small i10 hatchback, the Hyundai i10 BlueOn was developed over a one year period, with an investment of approximately 40 billion Won, or US$34 million.
BlueOn Powered by an electric motor producing 61kW (82HP) and maximum torque of 210Nm. Energy is drawn from a 16.4 kWh LiPoly (lithium-ion polymer) battery pack, which offers a driving range of 140 km (87 miles) on a single charge. Hyundai i10 BlueOn can accelerate from standstill to 100km/h (62mph) in 13.1 seconds and reach a top speed of 130km/h (81mph).
The BlueOn is equipped with features a Virtual Engine Sound System (VESS), which creates an artificial sound for the safety of pedestrians when driving at low speeds.
Very easy to recharge batteries, when connected to a regular household power supply, the battery pack can be fully recharged within six hours, while under the ‘quick charge’ method, the battery can be replenished to around 80 percent capacity in 25 minutes.