Tuesday, September 8, 2009

REVA to Unveil Two New Models at Frankfurt Motor Show

REVA Electric Car Company, pioneer andtechnology leaders in the EV market will unveil two new models at the upcoming 63rdFrankfurt International Motor Show(IAA) –REVA NXR (next revolution) and REVA NXG (next generation).

REVA NXG is a sporty two-seater with a targaroof and is designed by Dilip Chhabria of the internationally renowned automotivedesign company - DC Design. The carwhich will go into production in the year 2011 will have a top speed of 130kmph and a range of 200 kms.

REVA NXR is a four-seat, two-door hatchbackfamily car suitable for urban driving that can be booked and ordered from theshow onwards, with production scheduled to commence at the beginning of 2010. Thecar will run on a Lithium Ion battery and will have a top speed of 104 kmph anda range of 160 kms on a full charge. InIndia the NXR will be available as a lead acid battery variant giving a rangeof 80 km per charge and top speed of 80 kmph.
Both the REVA NXR and the REVA NXG will feature the REVive telematics technology.Further technology and pricing announcements will be made at IAA.

Both new models will be manufactured atREVA’s new green manufacturing plant in Bangalore. The new models will receivetheir first boost of charge from solar power at the new plant which will bebuilt on LEEDS guidelines with rainwater harvesting, solar charging, solarheating, and natural ventilation with an intent to reduce carbon footprint.

REVA’s new website - www.revaglobal.com will begoing live during the unveiling the cars at Frankfurt and customers will beable to register on the priority list for the new cars on-line.
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