World record — 710 km on a solar electric Lightyear One without recharging


The Dutch car company has confirmed that their electric car could become one of the most energy efficient in the world.

Another heat wave has come to Moscow. The sun beats down all day, and even rare clouds do not save you from the stuffiness. And naturally, hundreds of thousands of ordinary cars stand under the Sun, simply heating up aimlessly, and still warming up the space around. Senseless, ineffective, and even harmful action. With the Dutch solar electric car Lightyear One, everything is diametrically opposite.

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This fact, without exaggeration, can be called a milestone in the field of electromobility, and represents a huge leap for both Lightyear and the industry as a whole. If a conventional electric car with a 60 kWh battery can travel about 400 km on a single charge, then #lightyear One took the 710 km mark. As the creators of the car say, this is enough to get from Amsterdam to Berlin without recharging.

solar electric car Lightyear One is equipped with four independent motors, so it is in the full sense of the word all-wheel drive electric car. With a fully charged battery, the Lightyear One has a range of

But the feature of this electric car is 5 m2 of solar panels on the body of the electric car. On a sunny day, they provide the traction accumulator with additional energy for 70 km of run.

The exclusive 946 Lightyear One series will go into production in the first half of 2022.

If I had such an opportunity, I would have such a car in my «garage».

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