British car maker Charge Cars will continue in their mission to take the US by storm when the ’67 makes it’s public debut and goes on display at the 2022 LA Auto Show. Running from November 18th – 27th, the show will give classic car fans and performance enthusiasts a chance to see the iconic lines that make up the ’67.
Charge Cars will be showcasing the Satin Kaynite Blue model, which is quite beautiful, at the Auto Show after it received a very positive reception last month during it’s reveal to the media. Listed as one of the ‘must see’ attractions, the ’67 will be located in the atrium of the West Hall at the LA Convention Center.
On the production side, the ’67 is being limited to 499 vehicles. Along with being a limited run, it’s being hand built in London. The Charge Cars team is carefully assembling the lightweight carbon fiber body panels over the brand new steel body shell. The shell will accommodate advanced electrification that provides 1120 lb-ft of torque and propels the ’67 from 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds. The electronics also allow the advanced 4iWD torque vectoring technology as well as a number of important driver aids. There is also a fully connected driver interface as part of the all new interior design that includes keyless access and a premium, immersive sound system.
Members of the Charge Cars team consist of experienced automotive designers and engineers who bring experience across multiple sectors to develop and assemble the cars using core components from technology partner Elements Auto, a division of Arrival. There will be members of the team present at the Auto Show to discuss the ’67 with show visitors.
Specifications and Features:
Electric Motors: 4x PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors)
Drive: 4iWD (4 independent Wheel Drive)
Total Peak Power: 400 kW
Total Motor Torque: 1520 Nm
Range: 200 miles (322 km)
Acceleration: 3.9 seconds (0-60 mph)
DC Peak Power: 50 kW
DC Charging Speed: 1 hour (0-80%)
AC Peak Power: 22 kW (Europe), 14 kW (US)
Wheels: 18×8″ – Front, 18×10″ – Rear
Tires: 235/40 ZR18 Michelin Pilot Sport 4S – Front, 285/40 ZR18 Michelin Pilot Sport 4S – Rear
Interior: Two-seat configuration, Electrically adjustable and heated seats with lumbar support, Rear luggage deck, Wireless phone charging
Comfort & Convenience: Bespoke LED headlights with daytime running lights and automatic activation, Bespoke signature LED tail lights, Electric windows, Electrically adjustable heated and folding door mirrors, Auto-dimming rearview mirror, Automatic climate control, Steering wheel mounted controls, Electric power assisted steering, Tilt adjustable steering wheel, Soft close door latches, Heated front and rear glass
Safety: Anti-theft alarm system, Anti-lock braking system, Traction control, Tire pressure monitoring system
Drivetrain: Single speed transmission, McPherson strut front suspension, Double-wishbone rear suspension, Performance four-piston brake calipers front and rear, Electronic parking break, Adjustable driving modes, Regenerative braking
Technology: Adaptive cruise control, Traffic sign recognition, Reversing camera, Rain and Lighting sensors, Phone app integration, Over-the-air updates
In-Car Experience: 12.3″ driver display, 12.8″ central display, Eight speakers plus subwoofer for an immersive sound experience, Bluetooth connectivity, Wireless phone charging, Navigation system
Vadim Shagaleev, CEO of Charge Cars, had this to say, “We are excited to continue our US tour with a display at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which begins later this week. It will give enthusiasts and potential customers an opportunity to see the ’67 by Charge Cars in the flesh and get a proper insight into the technology we’ve packaged in the iconic vehicle,”