So many cool options!
We’ve been watching the Sion from Sono Motors from afar because it first popped up on IndieGoGo and our radar a pair years in the past. Now, although, we will get a more in-depth look by going together with Kenneth Bokor, host of the EV Revolution Present, as he checks out the solar-clad automobile throughout a demo day in Germany. Not solely does he maintain a sit-down interview with one of many firm’s representatives, however he additionally does so from behind the wheel, giving us a really feel for the automobile’s inside dimensions.
Fortunately for us, he additionally will get to drive the prototype round a brief course. Speeds reached, now we have to say, have been a bit low, however Bokor is impressed by the dearth of squeaks and rattles. We notice too that, as that is mainly a hand-built machine, driving impressions wouldn’t be a totally correct translation of the automobile that’s to come back. Nonetheless, it ought to give some confidence that the Sono group has some engineering prowess.
The Sono Motors Sion is anticipated to enter manufacturing in late 2019. Already, over eight,100 folks have made a reservation for the distinctive automobile. That’s over 1,600 greater than had pre-ordered simply two months in the past. When the Sion begins leaving the manufacturing unit, these people will fork over 16,000 Euro ($18,540), sans battery, for the bottom mannequin. The ability pack portion might be both purchased outright for an extra four,000 Euro ($four,633) or rented by paying a month-to-month charge. The one choice will likely be a tow package deal.
Particular Episode – 2019 Sono Motors “Sion” Impressions – Recorded on October four, 2018
Whereas I used to be on some holidays within the Munich, Germany space earlier this month, I used to be in a position to attend a Media/Press occasion held by Sono Motors, an EV startup car producer. This occasion featured their idea all-electric automobile mannequin “Sion”.
My due to Alexandra and Felix of Sono Motors for giving me with an opportunity to spend a while with the 2019 Sion and answering my questions!
Additionally particular due to my Aunt Marti for driving me to the occasion and serving to as my camera-person!
The Sion is at the moment on the prototype idea stage and lots of refinements and modifications will most definitely happen for manufacturing automobiles. Extra data might be discovered on their web site at www.sonomotors.com.