On August 25, 2021, Citroen introduced the brand-new e-Relay electrical LCV in the UK, signing up with the business’s comprehensive e-LCV lineup. The Citroen is offered solely in one full-spec, Enterprise trim permitting complete performance in its Relay lineup of vans.
The Citroen e-Relay in regards to style forms the basis of what vans appear like. A big windscreen, smooth headlamps, and black plastic bumper form the front of the van. When it comes to the rest, the e-Relay will be offered in 3 body designs: Panel Van, Window Van and Chassis Cab. Each of these likewise gets its own length setups.
While the Panel Van will be readily available in L2 (5,413 mm), L3 (5,998 mm) and L4 (6,363 mm), the Chassis Cab will be offered in L3 format and the Window Van in just the L4 length. The e-Relay likewise gets 15 cubic metres of load volume with a payload capability of 1,150 kg. The battery pack lies under the van’s flooring, permitting complete usage of the van’s area.
Options here are restricted to the size of the van. The Panel Van will be the only variation readily available in the L2 variation and, as such, will be the only body design to include the 37 kWh battery pack. This battery pack gets a WLTP licensed series of 73 miles on a complete charge. The other body designs and lengths are readily available, with an alternative in between a 37 kWh battery and a 70 kWh battery pack. The bigger one can a WLTP series of 139 miles on the L3 and L4 lengths.
The Citroen e-Relay comes requirement with a Type-2 charging cable television and supports as much as 22 kW. A 7 kW wallbox takes 6 hours to charge the 37 kWh battery from no to complete. The 70 kWh battery pack takes 12 hours for a 0-100 per cent charge. Both battery loads likewise assistance 50 kW quick charging tech.
As pointed out previously, the e-Relay is readily available solely in the Enterprise trim, bringing a 5-inch touchscreen infotainment system, satellite navigation, DAB radio, and a brand-new rear-view mirror connected with a screen for essential lorry details such as variety and battery charge level.
The Citroen e-Relay begins at GBP 49,335 omitting VAT and consisting of the Plug-in lorry grant. In addition, the completely electrical powertrain likewise suggests the e-Relay is exempt from blockage and Ultra Low Emissions Zone charges enabling additional cost savings for the fleets and organizations.
The Citroen e-Relay has actually been introduced in the UK, with the very first couple of designs currently readily available in display rooms. Shipments are set to begin in September.
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