Opel did not expect such a reaction to the Mokka-e and is not offering new production batches for the time being. While he has achieved success with positivity, he also found it uncomfortable for not being able to live up to the public good.
The German car manufacturer Opel presented its Opel Mokka-e electric car on September 22nd and now, just ten weeks after the presale, the base model and the ‘Edition’ version are already sold out for 2021. The huge demand has surprised “completely”. manufacturers and will be produced long before the delivery of the first units, scheduled for next March.
“Demand in Germany clearly exceeds our expectations. Some variants of the Mokka-e are already sold out for the current year until September 2021, ” an Opel spokesman assured Edison magazine this week.
Most sales come from Germany and can be attributed to the attractive prices of the vehicle. One third of your purchase cost is subsidized by the government in partnership with Opel, reducing the initial cost from € 32,990 (approximately $ 40,000) to 23,420 euros ($ 28,000). However, demand was also unexpected and significant in other European markets.
Opel did not expect such a high response from its electric car and its production site no longer offers these vehicles. While it has generally taken success with positivism, it has also been uncomfortable for the German manufacturer for not being able to fulfill the interests of the public. Meanwhile, it says it will have new electric models available next year, including hybrids with gasoline and diesel variants.
The Mokka-e is a 100% electric SUV and is equipped with a 50 kilowatt-hour (kWh) lithium battery that gives it a range of more than 300 kilometers on a single charge (reaches 80% of the battery in 30 minutes). It has a motor of 100 kW, that is, the equivalent of 136 hp. It accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour (km / h) in 9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 150 km / h.
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