In the city of Ankara, Turkey, is the University of Hacettepe, considered as the best university in the country, and that is where it has been produced entirely Made the first electric car in Turkey.
The electric model name is “EVT S1” and according to its creators is the most appropriate model for a possible mass production. For now, the price has been attributed is about 46,000 euros.
To develop the electric car has been necessary a joint effort between “TEKNOKENT” technology incubator that supports R & D, and university specialty Hacettepe Automotive Engineering students. The vehicle has already been submitted to the current president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who expressed his admiration and support for the work done.
Among the materials with which it was manufactured EVT S1 is carbon fiber and fiberglass. According to its creators, the consumption which is very low, about 10 kWh at a constant speed of 90 km per hour and after 100 km. The weight of the electric car is 1,050 kg and can reach the speed of 100 kilometers per hour in 7.5 seconds. Its engine is 141 hp and top speed is 180 km / h.
The battery is built-in Lithium-ion and has a capacity of 35 kWh. Recharging can be performed in any of a trickle charge in 10 hours or a quick charge in 30 minutes. S1 EVT autonomy is 300 km at a constant speed of 90 km / h. The electric vehicle includes an automatic transmission and 350 liters for luggage.
Most parts EVT S1 were produced in laboratories Hacettepe and Ankara as industrial zones and Ostim Ivedik. After obtaining permission and documents required for mass production is expected to hear from the possible production of a first batch of 1,000 units EVT S1. The team is also working on the development of a luxury electric car and family of EVT S1. At the moment nothing is confirmed, and only wait to see how far the EVT S1 arrives.
EVT S1, the electric car manufactured in Turkey