ELECTRIC “ATTACK” FROM KARSAN!

19 September 2018

"Karsan Atak Electric" overpowers its opponents with a range of 300 kilometers!

Karsan, providing innovative solutions for the mobility issues of our age, has launched the electrical version of its 8 meters inner-city bus "Atak" in IAA Hannover Expo. "Atak Electric", eye-catching with its dynamic design, has surpassed its opponents with only 2,5 hours of full-recharge duration, its range up to 300 kilometers and fully-electrical infrastructure.

Okan Baş, CEO of Karsan, who has mentioned that the "Karsan Atak Electric" will be on the roads in the summer of 2019 said: "Atak Electric is a prototype that Karsan Research & Development team has built in coordination with BMW by using their technological batteries used in BMW passenger cars. In order to industrialize, the prototype was presented for the first time in Hannover Expo. Apart from other brands which develop electric vehicles, Karsan launched this prototype with a proven technological infrastructure and a fast shift into mass production." 

Turkish manufacturer Karsan continues to draw attention with their provision of innovative solutions for transportation. The complete electric version of "Karsan Atak" with 8 meters of length was presented to the customer for the first time in IAA Hannover Expo. "Karsan Atak Electric" catches the eye with its dynamic design and while it provides easy access and comfort with its low floor, it also promises topnotch comfort to passengers with its easy access ramp, ergonomically designed seats and USB ports alongside with a powerful air conditioning system. 

Recharges in 2,5 hours!

With 230 kW of power, 2400 Nm of torque-producing fully-electrical silent motor with zero carbon-emission, gives no lack of performance, even in such road conditions with %25 of slope. Its battery system of 5x44 kWh and 300 km of range, developed by BMW can be recharged fully in 2,5 hours. An electric controlled air suspension system is also provided for settling the coachwork height in "Karsan Atak Electric". It also has a panoramic windscreen, ergonomic cockpit, and a full digital cluster screen to provide comfort for the driver, as well as a capacity of 57 passengers.

“Our aim is to reach Western Europe Countries” 

Karsan CEO Okan Baş, who stated that the advanced technology in Karsan Atak Electric model promises high efficiency and comfort, said: “Atak Electric, substantially outscores its opponents with its range of up to 300 kilometers; and by that, the vehicle does not need to stop and be recharged during daily service hours and is driven uninterrupted. Our primary goal for Atak Electric, which we firstly announced in IAA Hannover Expo, is to reach the market of the Western Europe countries.” 

“Direct mass production will start in 2019”

Okan Baş,  CEO of Karsan, who has mentioned that "Karsan Atak Electric" will be on roads in the Summer of 2019 said: "Atak Electric is a prototype that Karsan Research & Development team has built in coordination with BMW, using their technological batteries used in their BMW passenger cars. In order to be industrialized, we presented the prototype for the first time in Hannover Expo. Apart from other brands developing electric vehicles, Karsan launched this prototype with a proven technological infrastructure and a fast shift into mass production."