Rechargeable hybrid 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt has experienced a generational change. Liftbek new generation presented at the exhibition in Detroit. The model has undergone serious modernization, resulting in improved dynamics and a cruising range on electric power. Exterior has undergone significant changes and has found sports features. Designers have tried to find a compromise between aerodynamic efficiency and aesthetic appeal. According to the American auto giant, flowing lines of the body of a hatchback were inspired by specialists sand dunes formed by the wind.
New 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt has a lower curb weight than its predecessor. The first power unit is lighter by 45 kilos, secondly, a lithium-ion traction battery also got rid of the extra kilos, but its capacity has increased to 18.4 kWh from the previous 16.5 kWh. Effective “battery” was developed in collaboration with LG Chem.
The 2018-2019 Chevrolet found that owners of Volt 1 generation often use a hybrid vehicle as an electric vehicle – 80 per cent of the distance overcome them without the use of gasoline in the electric mode. Surely one of the Volt in , the buyers will be able to do without the fuel, as running on electricity is now 80 kilometers – is almost 20 kilometers longer than earlier. In the hybrid mode lacking a full tank of the vehicle about 676 kilometers. Preceded overcame a maximum 615.
As part of the power plant was replaced internal combustion engine. Instead of the 1.4-liter engine capacity of 84 horsepower campaign two electric motors is 101-strong unit volume of 1.5 liters. Up to 48 kilometers per hour the new 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt accelerates in 2.6 seconds, and a mark of 60 miles per hour (96 km / h) is achieved in 8.4 seconds.
The charging system of the traction battery has a programming function of different modes, and the interior has finally become a 5-seater. The information is displayed for the driver instrument panel, which is the 8-inch display, multimedia system MyLink also has an 8-inch display. As stated in the GM, Volt development of 2nd generation together with the investments in production capacity has cost 435 million dollars.