Peugeot has unveiled an electric van called the e-Partner for the European market. This green van is based on the EMP2 modular platform and receives its power from an electric motor with a maximum of 134 horsepower and 260 Nm of torque. Peugeot is responsible for powering the engine with a 50 kWh lithium-ion battery.
The French carmaker says that the e-Partner achieves zero to one hundred in 11.2 seconds and is able to reach a top speed of 129 km / h in a straight line. According to the WLTP standard, this car is capable of traveling 275 km without the need for recharging, and its battery is fully charged with an 11 kW charger in 5 hours. According to Peugeot, if connected to a 100 kW charger, it is possible to charge 80% of the e-Partner battery capacity within 30 minutes.
For driving a Peugeot e-Partner, three modes are defined, which are eco (economy), normal and power (power). As can be guessed, by selecting the power mode, the propulsion system offers its maximum power and torque. In eco mode, engine power is limited to 80 hp and torque to 190 Nm. Normally these figures are equal to 107 and 210 units, respectively.
In addition to the three driving modes, the Peugeot e-Partner also benefits from two braking modes called Moderate and Augmented. If the second mode is selected, the brake energy recovery will be maximized.
According to the catalog, the Peugeot e-Partner has a cargo volume of 4400 liters and can carry a load of up to 800 kg; Its load capacity is 750 kg. This electric van is produced as standard with a 4.4 meter body, but for those who want more space, it is possible to order a longer version of 4.75 meters.
Peugeot offers its green van in Professional and Asphalt trims. The main difference between the two is the 5-seater Asphalt trim cabin. Like other company products, this van uses a modern and advanced i-Cockpit cabin. One of the interesting features of this cabin is the lack of gear lever and selecting the gearbox status via dedicated buttons. These buttons include park, move backwards, get rid of and drive.
Features and equipment of Peugeot e-Partner include traffic instantaneous router, digital display behind the steering wheel, remote cab heating by a dedicated app and pedestrian detection system with audible alarm.
It goes without saying that Peugeot has promised to launch the e-Partner in the European market later this year and in the UK in November.