MPM Erelis, a very advanced sports car for only 16,000 euros
Who said that sports cars are expensive? The new model of the French company MPM Motors, the MPM Erelis , arrives in Spain. The company affirms that it is "the first sports car for all budgets". Part of the 15,995 euros , so its price is quite tempting, but let's see what this car really offers us.
Aesthetically it may not be the most colorful, but it's always appreciated that we can have a sport alternative for a really affordable price. This model seeks to serve a young audience . In Spain it will be marketed very soon, with warranty of 2 years or 200,000 kilometers .
Constructed with lightweight materials
According to the official statement, this model manufactured very close to the French capital uses very interesting technical solutions for construction . These include the use of a tubular chassis and composite body , which allows it to be between 10 and 25% lighter than models of similar size. According to its technical sheet, the empty weight is 1,240 kilos.
As you know, lightness has multiple advantages in any vehicle. The lower the weight, the better the dynamic behavior, the benefits are better, the fuel consumption is reduced and, therefore, the environmental impact is lower. In addition, by the use of these materials, the manufacturing costs and spare parts are more affordable .The company comments that among its next projects are an SUV vehicle and an all-electric urban model.
4.68 meters long, but "only" 380 liters of luggage compartment
The external dimensions of the MPM Erelis are 4,684 mm long, 1,860 wide and 1,383 mm high. The battle is 2,750 mm. Meanwhile, the capacity of the trunk is 380 liters , which seems a bit small for the length of this vehicle.
PSA 130 hp three-cylinder engine
Respect to the engine , this model uses the 1.2 PureTech PSA origin , the same used by models such as the Peugeot 308 or the Opel Grandland X. It is a three-cylinder engine that develops a power of 130 HP and 230 Nm of maximum torque. It is associated with a six-speed manual transmission. Unfortunately, we still do not have data on features such as acceleration or maximum speed.
Standard equipment for the MPM Eleris
Lastly , among the standard equipment include bicolor 18-inch wheels, sports seats, air conditioning, anti-theft system and alarm with motion sensor, LCD screen, Alpine audio equipment with 4 speakers, LED lights, four electric windows, automatic lights and seats with Isofix systems.You may be interested