Delta’s micro-turbine range extender will make production in 2019 model

Delta Motorsport turbine range-extender technology

Ariel and Morgan have already signed up to this Delta Motorsport tech; it’s claimed to be 50% lighter than a piston engine

Delta Motorsport has developed a micro-turbine engine that can act as an ultra-efficient range extender for electric vehicles, and it’ll make production in a yet to be revealed EV model before the close of the decade.

Called the MiTRE (mirco turbine range extender), the prototype system comes in two power outputs, 23bhp and 47bhp, and is about 40% smaller and, at 50kg, about 50% lighter than an equivalent piston engine. The more powerful unit also has a thermal efficiency of …read more

Source:: Autocar