An urban vehicle Uniti One electric three-seater has been designed in Sweden and engineered in United Kingdom and display an innovative design and flexible space.
The Uniti One’s intelligent packaging is unique-in-class and highly-flexible one-plus-two seating configuration, offering unrivalled ergonomic and visibility benefits for the driver, with ample space for two adult passengers to sit behind, as well as generous load-carrying potential.
With the battery situated beneath the floor, the Uniti One’s interior space is both generous and highly adaptable, affording the car a number of practical applications.
The central driving position gives rear passengers quick and easy access into and out of the cabin, whilst minimising driver disruption, making the Uniti One the perfect urban vehicle for everything from the school-run to a micro taxi vehicle.
A split-folding rear seat is fitted as standard, further increasing the Uniti One’s flexibility and, with three occupants on-board, the vehicle provides 155 litres of rear cargo capacity. Additional storage space either side of the drivers’ seat means that longer packages fit with ease.
With the rear bench folded flat, and in its maximum load-carrying configuration, the Uniti One turns into a single-seater, providing the driver with a generous 760 litres of usable cargo space.
The Uniti One’s Scandinavian-inspired design creates a unique profile with clean, simple body lines and smooth contours.
Soft shapes and surface transitions add strength to the Uniti One’s neat and compact proportions, with the rising belt line and arcing roof profile combining to create a clean, coherent and dynamic form.
Flowing as a single curve, the Uniti One’s canopy-style windscreen and sweeping panoramic roof is a unique design feature which provides outstanding driver visibility and allows natural light to fill the cabin.
A sharp, horizontal character line neatly separates the canopy from the Uniti One’s body, creating a distinctive belt which rises towards and flows around the rear of the car. Mirroring the shape of the headlight clusters, a dark, contrasting wing-shaped streak accentuates the waist line, adding a dynamic edge to the aesthetic.
Flush door handles maintain the smoothness of the car’s flanks; their distinctive pillule shape a recurring element seen throughout the car.
At the front, the recessed headlights neatly incorporate wing-shaped daytime running lights and LED indicators.
The Uniti One is offered in three elemental colour tones – bright metallic Scandium, dark Graphite and warm Titanium – each with a satin finish to perfectly complement the car’s sophisticated yet understated aesthetic.
Incorporating the pillule grille at the front, a horizontal dark base lowers the visual weight of the car, rising towards the rear to emphasise the Uniti One’s stance.
Matching or complementing the chosen body colour, aero discs cover the wheels and complete the car’s simple and cohesive design. Their clean, slightly domed profile is emphasised by a signature metallic ring which outlines the circumference – a feature which is repeated in the Uniti One’s headlight bulbs, and carried through to the instrument panel buttons inside the cabin.
Interior design, comfort and convenience
Flowing seamlessly from the exterior into and throughout the cabin, Uniti’s Scandinavian design approach creates a distinctive yet minimalistic and uncluttered feel.
The canopy-style windscreen stretches over the cabin space to create an airy environment for occupants, and, with class-leading rear legroom, affords the Uniti One with a relaxed and refined ambience akin to far larger vehicles.
With an electrochromic panoramic roof as standard, cabin brightness can be controlled as desired, ranging from transparent through to fully opaque, and all within a few seconds.
The roof automatically darkens to prevent the vehicle heating up when parked, which also helps reduce the amount of energy needed to cool the cabin again. The electrochromic glass also acts as virtual sun visor, tinting the top of the windscreen to reduce brightness and glare for the driver.
The feeling of space and tranquillity provided by the Uniti One’s panoramic roof is accentuated further by the cabin’s innovative layout and an attention to detail seldom seen in small city cars.
Soft-touch materials and high-quality engineered textiles cover the flowing shapes and lines of the cabin, with machined aluminium used for the door handles and interior trim accents, as well as the circular dashboard button surrounds.
The Uniti One can be specified with either a light or dark upholstery theme, which features a contemporary yet subtle geometric texture.
Mirroring the car’s horizontal exterior character line, a contrasting band circles the cabin, enveloping its occupants. Coloured to complement the car’s exterior, it brings a strong sense of cohesion to the car’s overall feel and, combined with the calming influence of the Uniti One’s design, adds to the overall feeling of safety and security.
Further enhancing the ambience, the cabin can be personalised with fully-configurable RGB mood lighting, which subtly accents the roof, dashboard and doors.
The Uniti One’s steering wheel is clad in smooth, moulded, soft touch material and carries an offset Uniti emblem within its pillule centre section.
Augmenting familiar and traditional car controls with leading digital and touchscreen technology, the Uniti One is intuitive to drive yet provides a more contemporary and connected experience.
A digital-first approach has been taken to the Uniti One’s controls, keeping the number of physical switches to a minimum and giving the cabin a calm and orderly ambience with a highly-intuitive, smartphone-like feel.
A signature horizon panel arcs around the driver, housing three configurable screens and integrating all information and command channels in a cohesive element.
1Range, charging times and performance figures subject to certification by appropriate authorities.
2Uniti intends to offer important safety and service software updates at no cost to all owners, however, some performance enhancements, additional features or functionality may incur a fee.