Pininfarina Nido EV revealed
The Pininfarina Nido EV electric town vehicle continues to be released, included in the Italian design firm’s 80th anniversary celebrations.
The Nido EV is really a two-seat, rear-engined city vehicle. It’s 215mm longer and 123mm wider a than the usual Wise, nevertheless its overall height is 37mm lower. It weighs in at around 900kg.
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It’s operated by a 40bhp motor unit which provides 92lb foot of torque. It features a selection of 87 miles, top speed of 75mph, -37mph duration of 6.7sec and could be recharged in eight hrs.
Power is kept in a Zebra Z5 Ni-NaCl battery, which Pininfarina states is notable for that contains no polluting chemicals and being 100 percent recyclable.
The prototype is made around a tubular steel frame, however the production model may have an aluminium spaceframe.
The vehicle revealed may be the first running prototype in the “Nido Development Programme”, a modular platform that new kinds of hybrid and planet is going to be developed.
The Nido structure is made to adjust to electric, hybrid, two-seater, 2 2 seater and lightweight van use.
Pininfarina states it’ll next display two four-seat, front-engined versions from the vehicle in the end.