(VIDEO) Ziesel, electric awesomeness with snow tracks28 April 2013
The Austrian company Mattro Mobility Revolutions founded in 2006 has developed a unique vehicle called Ziesel, a single-person transportation device designed for off-road use, including snow. It consists of a bucket seat mounted on two tracks, a tubular frame with a roll bar and a four-point belt.
The Ziesel has just been unveiled at the Innsbruck’s INTERALPIN show, the company Mattro specializes in the development of vehicles and concepts, electric or hybrid.
Handmade in Tirol, the Ziesel has a continuous power of 4.8kW and 15.4kW in peak, for 400Nm of torque 400Nm, its maximum speed is limited to 35kph, and its removable lithium-ion 6kWh authorizes "several hours" of ride. The weight is announced at 210kg batteries included.
On the same INTERALPIN show Mattro also presented the Hycat or Steinbock HX1, another all-terrain vehicle, this time with a series hybrid technology, 4WD thanks to four in-wheel motors and assisted by a 120hp twin-cylinder range extender.
As part of this 1.3 million € project funded by the European Union, Mattro coordinates two universities and six companies in four countries!
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