New Vauxhall Corsa-e
Vauxhall have revealed official pictures and the first details of the new fully electric Corsa-e. The new model will be the pioneer of the brands electrification plans, and the first model that has been produced since the purchase of Vauxhall by the PSA Group (owners of Peugeot and Citroen). As a result, the model will be heavily based on the same platform as the recently announced Peugeot e-208, known internally as the e-CMP.
Both the Peugeot e-208 and the brand new Corsa-e will utilise the same 50kWh battery pack to power the electric motor. Performance figures for the powertrain come in at 134 horsepower, with impressive acceleration times at 0-31mph of just 3.1 seconds. A selection of driving modes will be offered including normal, sport and eco - with a maximum range of 211 miles. A regenerative braking system also benefits economy.
When using a rapid charger, the battery can be charged up to 80% percent in just 30 minutes, with a 11kW charger included as standard. The exterior style of the Vauxhall Corsa-e remains similar, though there is distinct features that differ. These include a unique wheel design and a fashionable design for the grille. Naturally, a charging port is also located where fuel would usually be filled in a traditional combustion engine car.
The Corsa-e cabin will be available with a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A range of driver assistance features will also be available including traffic sign recognition, adaptive cruise control and park assist. The new model is a part of the PSA Group’s larger aim to offer an electrified variant of every model in their range by 2024.
The new Vauxhall Corsa-e will be available to lease in 2020. There is no pricing information available at the time of writing. If you are looking to lease a Vauxhall take a look at our offers. Go Green Leasing is a vehicle leasing business with a difference. As well as being able to offer fantastic deals on a number of different vehicle financing options, we are dedicated to minimising carbon footprints.