AK47 Gun Maker Kalashnikov Unveils CV-1 Electric Supercar The ‘supercar’ will be able to travel 350 kilometers on a single charge and do 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds


KALASHNIKOV, the maker of the world’s most popular assault rifle AK47, has unveiled a retro-looking electric car, the CV-1 supercar.

Kalashnikov Concern, the holding company, revealed the light blue prototype of the CV-1 supercar at the international forum “Army-2018” defense expo near Moscow on Thursday.

The CV-1 supercar is inspired by the boxy design of the “IZH-21252 “Combi”, a hatchback of the Soviet-era of the 1970’s. The design looked familiar and similar to the popular Lada car.

The company said that they are developing the concept and the CV-1 ‘supercar’ will have many cutting-edge systems developed in-house.

“A system of modular control of batteries with the control of the elements in real time and control of charge and pre-charge, a statement on the company website said.

The company said that the CV-1 ‘supercar’ will be able to travel 350 kilometers on a single charge and the battery of the electric supercar will have a ‘revolutionary” inverter.

The battery capacity is 90 kW / h and the supercar will be able to reach 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds.

Russian media quoted company officials saying that the CV-1 Supercar in the future will compete with Elon Musk’s Tesla electric car.

No price or launch date for the CV-1 supercar concept has been announced.

There were mixed reactions to the announcement of the concept CV-1  on Twitter. Some loved the retro design while one called it “dreadful”.


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