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World's Sexiest Car Unveiled…? :)

GM unveiled their latest concept car: the GM Opel Flextreme. It’s a very eco-friendly car featuring the flexdoor, flexload, and e-flex systems.

The Corsa Hybrid concept car’s hybrid technology combines the functions of a starter motor and electric generator. Its highly efficient diesel engine is also switched off by the hybrid system when the car is stopped, and restarted when the brake pedal is released. When extra power is required, such as when accelerating or overtaking, the motor provides significantly higher torque. This combination of 1.3-liter diesel engine and electric generator reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The lithium-ion battery provides the necessary electrical power for the belt-alternator starter, and the battery itself is recharged by the concept car’s regenerative braking function: when decelerating, the fuel is shut off and the vehicle’s kinetic energy is transformed into electrical energy.

Check out the footage we’ve uploaded to YouTube:

General Motors Opel Flextreme Concept Car Reveal


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http://live.pirillo.com/ – GM’s Opel Flextreme concept revealed at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show featured flexdoor, flexload, and e-flex systems.

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