The Morgan XP-1 is a particularly eccentric English electrical automobile

The front of a Morgan XP-1, you can see the suspension elements and the headlights and a charge port on the nose

Enlarge / The British automobile firm Morgan is unashamedly throwback in lots of regards, however it hasn’t forgotten about electrification. (credit score: Morgan)

The UK’s Morgan Motor Firm is greatest recognized for making new automobiles that appear to be previous automobiles. Not solely that, however barring a false begin with an electrical tackle the Three Wheeler, the EV3, it is all fuel, on a regular basis. Maybe that will not be the case without end, because it has revealed its newest improvement automobile, XP-1: a Tremendous three with an electrical coronary heart.

The place the manufacturing Tremendous three has a 1.5 L Ford three-cylinder engine underneath the hood, XP-1 will get a 33 kWh battery pack hooked as much as a 136 hp (100 kW) 251 lb-ft (340 Nm) electrical motor that sits within the transmission tunnel. It weighs 132 lbs (60 kg) greater than the fuel automobile and comes with rather a lot extra torque.

A contented aspect impact of that weight is a real-world economic system of about four miles/kWh (15.5 kWh/100 km), giving a non-homologated vary of roughly 132 miles/212 km). Oh, and Morgan has thrown in quick charging—as much as 50 kW—so it will possibly get itself a full cost in lower than an hour.

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