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Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept electric car Review Info Details

The highly anticipated Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept car has made its debut at the Beijing Auto Show. According to GM’s own press release, “The five-passenger multi-purpose crossover concept demonstrates the potential of the Voltec propulsion system by utilizing the same foundation as the Volt, for gas- and tailpipe emissions-free electric driving.” It’s earlier version, the Chevrolet Volt, that is expected to be out later this year, is the foundation on which the MPV5 is built.

Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept electric car

The Volt MPV5 will contain the revolutionary propulsion system that was included in the Volt. Unlike other electric cars on the market, it uses a lithium-ion battery with a gasoline powered engine. While the battery is said to keep the car going for 32 miles in a busy city on one full charge, the car’s 1.4-liter Ecotec engine will then kick in to power the battery. This keeps the car going for another 300 miles, and in this “range-extending” mode, the car will be able to rack up a total of 50 miles per gallon.

Stylistically, the Volt MPV5′s body is very similar to the Chevrolet Orlando concept.  Since it’s a multi-purpose vehicle, or people carrier, it is slightly larger than its Volt sibling. It’s a full 7 inches taller and 7 inches longer. While it is slightly bigger overall, this allows for more passenger and cargo room. The rear seats also fold back to provide further space. And while box-shaped vehicles cause aerodynamic dilemmas, the Volt MPV5 was designed with this in mind and given a full underbody belly pan and cut rocker panel trim.

Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept electric car

Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept electric car


Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept electric car

Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept electric car


Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept electric car

Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept electric car


As a joint effort between GM’s Australian and North American design teams, the Volt MPV5 crossover advances the idea that hybrids and extended-range hybrids can also apply to the world of larger cars. According to Doug Parks, chief engineer for electric vehicles at G.M., “The Volt MPV5 concept demonstrates the flexibility of the Voltec propulsion system, which can produce enough electric power to propel a range of vehicles.” An exciting prospect that will hopefully be on the market in the next couple of years.

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