Sono Motors are on a bit of a European tour at the moment with their car, Sion. I caught up with the tour in Maastricht to finally see their prototype cars in the metal, and take one for a little indoor test drive.
Sion is the first electric car capable of charging its battery from the sun, with 330 solar panels integrated into the body panels capable of generating up to 30km range in a day in proper conditions.
A battery capacity of between 35kWh and 45kWh (tbc) provides max power of 80kW (109 horses) to a 3-phase asynchronous motor, generating a top speed of 140km/h, and a real-world range of 250km. It accelerates from 0-100km/h in…
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