The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt or 2018 Chevy Bolt EV bolt is an all-electric subcompact car manufactured by Chevrolet. The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt production for the year 2017 model began in November 2016. The Chevrolet Bolt, European version, marketed as the Opel Ampera-and will go into production in 2017.
The 2018 Bolt EV offers an EPA-rated all-electric range of 238 miles (383 km), and an EPA fuel economy rating of 119 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (mpg-e) (2.0L / 100 km) for combined city/road driving. According to Opel, the Ampera-and it is expected to reach a range of about 500 km (310 mi) under the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), and 380 km (240 mi) under the strictest light vehicles harmonized test procedures to worldwide (WLTP).
The 2018 Bolt Electric car will be available nationwide in 2017. The Canadian release is planned for early 2017. In the US starts Chevy Bolt Electric car price start from $37,495, before any applicable state incentives. Since December 2016, Bolt is the only all-electric car with an MSRP of under $50,000 US in a position of an EPA range of over 200 mi (320 km).
The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt has won several awards including the 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year, Green Car Choice of AutoGuide.com 2017 Reader of the Year, Green Car Reports best car to buy 2017, Green Car Journal’s 2017 Green Car of the year, and was listed in Time Magazine’s 25 best inventions of 2016.
2018 Chevrolet Bolt Design
The Chevrolet Bolt 2018 model is designed for the study of GM Korea (formerly Daewoo Korea), the B-segment size on your platform, and does not share elements with the GM Gamma platform cars Chevrolet Sonic / Spark / Opel Corsa. The EPA classifies the bolt as “small station wagon”, with less than 130 cubic feet of interior volume. GM refers to the bolt as a crossover. The passenger volume is 94 cubic feet, and the cargo space is 17 cu.ft. The 2018 Bolt Ev doors, tailgate, and cap are made of aluminum to reduce weight. It features a “driving pedal”, in which the driver can adjust the level of regenerative braking as the accelerator pedal is raised. GM plans to “over-the-air” software upgrades during 2017.
2018 Chevrolet Bolt Battery
The Chevrolet Bolt will be characterized batteries with a chemical “rich nickel-lithium” of the bolt allowing the cells to operate at temperatures higher than those of the previous electric vehicles GM, allowing a cooling system simple and economical liquid to the battery pack 60 kWh and reducing costs of the vehicle. The battery is a stressed member and weighs 960 pounds. It represents 23% of the value of the car and is composed of 288 flat format cells “landscape”.
The battery, cells are grouped into groups of three connected in parallel, and 96 groups connected in series make up the package. The Ampera-and the battery has an output of 160 kW of power to avoid limiting the 340 N.m 150 kW engine. 50 kW SAE Combo DC fast charge which can add 90 miles (140 km) of range in 30 minutes or fill the battery to 80% capacity in one hour, while the AC charger board is 7.2 kW. 2018 Chevrolet Bolt the user manual suggests a charger 80kW ensure consistency charging 50 kW.