Ready the start of production of the ABT e-Transporter 6.1

ABT e-Transporter 6.1

New entry in the electric vehicles production from the Volkswagen Group galaxy with the beginning in June of production of the ABT e-Transporter 6.1.

As with its predecessor, ABT e-Line, an official premium partner of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, is responsible for converting the vehicle to electric drive.

The Schaeffler Group is acting as a strategic co-operation partner in this process. Together with the ABT Group, they have been performing pioneering work in Formula E as part of a technological partnership since 2014.

ABT e-Transporter 6.1The ABT e-Transporter 6.1 delivers a maximum output of 83 kW and a maximum torque of 200 Nm. The vehicle will be available with top speed options of either 90 km/h or 120 km/h. The range is between 105 and 138 km depending upon specification (according to WLTP), (gross) battery capacity is 37.3 kWh and electricity consumption between 27.0 and 35.8 kWh/100 km.

The battery from the ABT e-Transporter 6.1 weighs 333 kg and is fully charged with AC from a 7.2-kW wallbox in approximately 5.5 hours. Alternatively, it can be charged to 80% capacity from a 50-kW rapid-charging station (CCS) in approximately 45 minutes.

The vehicle is available to purchase or lease from selected Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles dealers (VWCV) or via ABT e-Line Partners. For more information, consult the international dealer locator. The Transporter will be available in Germany, France, Sweden, Poland, Spain, UK and Italy.

ABT e-Transporter 6.1Because the “VW bus” has always been more than “just” a commercial vehicle, ABT Sportsline has an ace up its sleeve: the optional aero package. The comprehensive set from the world’s largest tuner of VW and Audi vehicles includes a front skirt add-on, a front grille add-on, side skirts, rear wing and rear skirt. Furthermore, the ABT Sport GR 9.0 x 20-inch alloy wheels are a feast for the eyes. Two finishes are available: matt black with diamond-machined finish or glossy black with diamond-machined rim flange.

The ABT e-Transporter is not just a pretty face. It also offers a full loading capacity of 6.7 m3. The kombi or caravelle transports up to nine people. The maximum payload is 977 kg as a commercial vehicle and up to 1,096 kg as a passenger vehicle. It can also handle braked trailer loads of up to 1,500 kg (750 kg unbraked).

The ABT e-Transporter 6.1 is available exclusively with long wheelbase and in left-hand or right-hand drive versions. Net list prices start at €44,990 for the panel van, €49,623 for the kombi and €56,475 for the caravelle Comfortline.

ABT e-Transporter Leasing  salso available, starting at €459/month for the panel van.

Source: ABT e-Line GmbH

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