The Peugeot iOn is a rear-wheel drive agent in which the electric motor and single-ratio abridgement gearbox are installed in advanced of the rear suspension. The Peugeot iOn is able with a new-generation Lithium-ion array with an activity accumulator accommodation able-bodied in balance of the old Ni Cd batteries acclimated in the 1990s (three times added activity per kg or alert as abundant by assemblage of volume). While lending itself to agreeable driving, the Peugeot iOn is not defective in appearance and performance. As anon as the charge is apparent, use of the accelerator frees up accessible torque instantly for rapid, beeline acceleration. Taking 3.5 abnormal to go from 30km/h to 60km/h (compared to 3.9 secs in 3rd in a 207 1.6 litre THP) is affirmation of this.
The Peugeot iOn motor is supplied with a 330 V three-phase alternating accepted (AC) from the inverter which is supplied with a 330 V absolute accepted (DC) from the capital array pack. The inverter regulates the current, abundance and voltage according to the position of the accelerator pedal. The controlled acknowledgment back the accelerator is apprenticed has been advised to ensure a acceptable administration of ability back required.
The inverter, the motor and the abridgement gearing provides a abeyant acceleration ambit from 0 to 130 kph. The distinct abridgement accessory provides an all-embracing arrangement of 6.066 in both advanced and about-face gears. About-face accessory is acquired by abandoning the administration of the motor’s operation. The Neodyme (Nd) ancillary abiding allurement electric motor is decidedly compact. With a best ability of 47 kW.h (64 bhp) it has a best torque of 180 Nm from 0 to 2000 rpm.