Thursday, July 1, 2010

New Seat IBE Concept Revealed in Geneva | AUTO WORLD

The Seat IBE Concept has unveiled at 2010 Geneva Motor Show. The car has an impressive and freshly design, it also powered by an electric drive system with zero-emissions capabilities.

Concept car, Geneva Motor Show

SEAT says the IBE Concept is expected at urban users which is very like the coupe shape. It’s 3.78 metres long, 1.8 metres wide and is 1.2 metres high. A set of four 19-creep wheels with low rolling resistance tyres are fixed. Full LED headlights characterise the front end while the two air intakes in the decrease bumper help with cooling the car.

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“With the IBE, we are demonstrating that, for SEAT, emotional mobility will forever be mutual with admirable pattern and outstanding major fun,” says James Muir, President of SEAT. “The IBE is in the best SEAT tradition of forever offering the boldest and most youthful cars in its rank. On top of that, our first electric belief car represents the continuation of our policy for the future; after the colossal winner of the greatly effective ECOMOTIVE models, we are now running intensively on electric mobility; and that includes plug-in fusion ambition, as well as an all-electric vehicle.”

A lithium-ion battery located at the rear makes 75kW (102 PS) and 200Nm (147 lb-ft) of torque. It is able of a 0 – 50km/h sprint of 3.4 seconds while the 0 – 100km/h takes 9.4 seconds. Overall the IBE weighs just 1,000 kilograms (2,205 lbs).