Microlino 2.0: Despite Corona, series production is to start in 2021

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A prototype chassis with a new chassis, engine and battery is currently being tested

Microlino 2.0: Despite Corona, series production is to start in 2021-2021

The Microlino, The small electric vehicle in the design of the historic Isetta is on track despite Corona. Compared to the first version (Microlino 1.0), the drive train was revised and the chassis got a wider rear axle.

Now the technical components like Chassis, motor and battery integrated into a prototype chassis that has been tested for a few days. A video shows the manufacturer on its Facebook page.

Microlino 2.0: Despite Corona, series production is to start in 2021-corona

The first complete prototype should be ready in a few weeks. It should also have components such as light, folding roof and more. A total of five prototypes are to be completed and tested at intervals of a few weeks. Despite Corona, series production is scheduled to start in 2021.

From an organizational point of view, Microlino has won Hans-Peter Kleebinder for the Micro Advisory Board. Kleebinder was Head of Mini Germany and Head of Marketing at Audi Germany. With his experience he should support the market launch of the Microlino 2.0.

Microlino 2.0: Despite Corona, series production is to start in 2021-series

There is also something new with regard to the interior. The dashboard of the study will find its way into the series. However, the switches and buttons on the central bar have been replaced by a touchscreen, which allows more flexibility when adding new functions. There will be two displays in the car, one behind the steering wheel as a speedometer and a smaller touch display that controls the heating, among other things. The gear selection changes to the left side and is controlled by means of a rotary knob.

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Another feature that will make it into the series is the front and rear LED light bar. The LED light bar will combine position, indicator and brake light. The Microlino will be the first vehicle in the L7e category to feature this technology.

The Microlino was first shown at the Geneva Motor Show in 2016. Among the main features of the 2.43 meter long vehicle Even back then, the front door, which is taken over from the classic BMW Isetta, counted. Behind Microlino is the Swiss Wim Ouboter with his sons Oliver and Merlin. In 1999 Ouboter founded the company Micro Mobility Systems and sold millions of scooters and kickboards.

After a complex legal dispute with the Artega company over the rights to the tiny electric vehicle, a further developed version, the Microlino 2.0, should be at the Geneva Motor Show 2020 – but the auto show was canceled due to Corona.

Here are the technical data according to the Microlino website:

  • Motor: 11 kW / 100 Nm
  • 0-50 km / h: 5 sec.
  • Vmax: 90 km / h
  • Battery: 8kWh (optional 14.4 kWh)
  • Range: 125km (optional 200 km)
  • Charging: domestic socket or via type 2 connection (max. 2 kW AC)
  • Charging time: 4 hours
  • Weight: 513 kg
  • Dimensions: 2,430 mm x 1,500 mm x 1,450 mm
  • Seats: 2
  • Trunk: 220 liters
  • Category: L7e
  • Planned base price: 12,000 euros

Photo gallery: Micro-Mobility Microlino 2.0: Premiere in Geneva

Microlino 2.0: Despite Corona, series production is to start in 2021-production

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