Opel did not expect such a response from Mokka-e and does not currently offer a new production range. Although he has taken the success positively, he has found it uncomfortable to fail to meet the public interest.
German automaker Opel unveiled the Opel Mokka-e electric vehicle on September 22 and now, just ten weeks after it went on sale, its basic model and ‘Edition’ version are already sold out by 2021. Massive demand has surprised manufacturers “completely” and is produced long before the first units are scheduled to be delivered next March.
“German request it clearly exceeds our expectations. Some variants of Mokka-e are already sold out by September of this year, 2021, ”an Opel spokesman assured Edison magazine this week.
Most of the sales come from Germany and could be due to the attractive prices of the vehicle. It is one-third of the cost of your purchase subsidized by the government In collaboration with Opel, reducing the initial cost from € 32,990 (approximately $ 40,000) 23,420 euros ($ 28,000). However, demand has been unexpected and significant in other European markets.
Opel did not expect such a big response to the electric car and production plant no longer offers this vehicle. Although the success has generally been met with positivism, it has also been uncomfortable for the German manufacturer due to non-compliance with the public interest. Meanwhile, he says he will have new electric models available next year, including hybrids with gasoline and diesel variants.
Mokka-e is a 100% electric SUV and is supplied with a 50 kilowatt hour (kWh) lithium battery Autonomy of more than 300 kilometers on a single charge (reaches 80% of the battery in 30 minutes). It has a 100 kW engine, which is the equivalent of 136 horsepower. It will accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 9 seconds and will be able to reach a top speed of 150 km / h.
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