Rolls-Royce introduced an electric limousine 102EX

At the Geneva Motor Show 2011 Rolls-Royce has officially presented the electric model 102EX, created on the basis of the flagship limousine Phantom. This prototype the company was named “one of the most significant initiatives taken in recent years.” With the 102EX concept in the Rolls-Royce begin their own research in the field of powertrains with alternative power sources. As we reported earlier, after the Geneva car will go on a world tour, during which representatives of the press and the various VIP-guests will be able to test-drive the first electric Rolls-Royce. The movement prototype 102EX lead two electric motors with total capacity of 389 hp (800 Nm), providing acceleration from zero to hundred in 8.0 seconds and a top speed of 160 km/h. Externally, the Rolls-Royce 102EX almost exactly the same as Phantom, with the exception of only the illuminated figure of the “Spirit of Ecstasy” (Spirit of Ecstasy) and socket to recharge the batteries instead of the traditional gas tank flap. It should also be noted that, despite the significant investment that the company has invested in the project, talk about mass production of electric limousine is not.

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