When you hear “Tucuxi”, maybe you will remember with dolphins. Yes, Tucuxi is one of the freshwater dolphins that are endangered. Now, this name is used for a new electric sports car in Indonesia and possibly to always remembers the life of Tucuxi “Endangered Freshwater Dolphin”. Indonesia’s SOE Minister, Dahlan Iskan, is one of those who ordered the Tucuxi electric sports car.
The Tucuxi electric sports car designed by Danet Suryatama in house-modification Kupu-kupu Malam Autocustom, Jogjakarta. According to the Danet Suryatama, Tucuxi electric sports car has a top speed of 240 km/h and a driving distance up to 300 km with a fully charged battery.
“The speed is 240 km/h with a range of 300 km, one-time charge (battery). Batteries can be charged rapidly for 4 hours from empty condition,” said Danet Suryatama in a statement on Friday.
Outside, the Tucuxi electric car get distinctive touch from the bright red color, complete with headlights and grille with a triangle design on the front end of the vehicle. While the rear end gets stop lamp with a vertical and minimalist design, complete with LED lights.
In addition, there are two distinctive badges on the rear end of the vehicle, “Tucuxi and Electric Car”. For the wheel, the new electric sports car gets 22-inch alloy wheels. Inside, Tucuxi still get a distinctive touch on the interior color.
As for features, the Tucuxi electric sports car is equipped by several features including start/stop engine, two-screen in the center console and the seats get a touch from racing car atmosphere.
According to the Danet Suryatama, the Tucuxi will be produced in limited around 200-400 units. The Tucuxi electric sports car will be sold at Rp 1,5 billion (IDR) in Indonesia, and is equivalent to the U.S. price of about $150,000.
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