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Pocket Classics are extremely excited to announce: Brand new to UK - The Swincar

September 15, 2017

 

 

POCKET CLASSICS BRINGS SWINCAR E-SPIDER OFF-ROAD VEHICLE                                  TO THE UK FOR THE FIRST TIME

 

  • Pocket Classics appointed exclusive SWINCAR distributor for the UK

  • Fully electric and versatile four-wheel drive car delivers unique off-road experience

  • Independent suspension and motor on each wheel allows users to tackle different terrain and steep gradients with ease

  • Priced at £13,495 (incl. VAT) and available to order at www.pocketclassics.co.uk.

Pocket Classics is very excited to announce the arrival of the electric four-wheel drive, zero-emission E-Spider, after being appointed the exclusive SWINCAR distributor for the UK. The versatile off-road vehicle, which is hand-built on an aluminium chassis at SWINCAR’s headquarters in France, has been cleverly designed so that drivers can cross a diverse range of terrain with total freedom.

Each of the car’s four wheels, which house an electric motor, are independently suspended on long articulated spider-like arms to account for the different gradient under each wheel. The E-Spider can travel up and down inclines as steep as 70 degrees, through snow, and across ditches diagonally, all while keeping the driver vertical. This is thanks to the vehicle’s patented architecture which generates a pendulum balance during turns and on slopes.

Powered by a Lithium-iron battery pack, which delivers around four hours of charge and up to 60 miles of driving at a time subject to usage, the E-Spider, which only weighs 200kg, can reach a maximum speed of around 18 mph on a flat surface. Engineered for maximum safety and enjoyment, the car is very simple to manoeuvre. Hydraulically assisted four-wheel steering, and paddle-operated acceleration and braking make operating the E-Spider extremely intuitive and very stable. No gear changes are required.

The extreme versatility of the SWINCAR E-spider means that it is suitable for leisure, agricultural, civilian and military applications, as well as for people with disabilities, as the car has swivel arms for the transfer of an individual from a wheelchair.

James Cooper, Managing Director of Pocket Classics, said: “This is the first time that the SWINCAR E-Spider is available in the UK, and it offers a completely unique and exciting off-road experience unlike any other in this country. The boundaries of adventure are almost limitless, and we expect demand to be extremely high as it’s such a novel product.”

The Swincar E-Spider is priced at £13,495 (including VAT and excluding delivery), and is available to order now from www.pocketclassics.co.uk. The E-Spider is not road-legal in the UK, and is for individuals aged eight years and upwards. It is recommended that a helmet is worn all times when operating the car.

 

 

Technical specification at a glance:

 

Length: 2.00m

 

Width: 1.30m

 

Height: 1.30m

 

Wheelbase: 1.40m

 

Ground clearance: 0.22m

 

Weight with battery pack: 200kg (190kg without)

 

Running gear: Four-wheel independent suspension, four-wheel drive and steering

 

Brakes: Hydraulic with 200mm discs

 

Maximum speed: Around 18mph

 

Power source: 4kWh Lithium-ion Iron/phosphate LifeP04 battery

 

Range: Up to 60 miles / four hours of charge per two hour full recharge

 

See below for our intrepid MD having the first test-drive of the Swincar in the UK!

 

 

 

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