Coastrunner EV bug revealed | CarExpert
The beach trolley seems to be enjoying a renaissance at the moment, with Coastrunner EV after the all-electric revival of Mini Moke and Meyers Manx.
It’s a product of the Dutch company Savage Rivalewhere previously created the Roadyacht GTS sports car and the Mirage 18 GT superyacht.
As reported by the German publication Auto Motor und Sport, this open-air beach buggy is built on an aluminum spaceframe with a steel coil cage and guard bars. It has a fabric soft top, no doors and seats a total of four.
Coastrunner EV weighs in at 800kg and has a ground clearance of 215mm.
It is provided by a single electric motor, rear mounted manufacturing 50kW power and 200Nm of torque.
This is mated with two battery packs under the floor of the vehicle with a total capacity of 20kWh.
The declared scope is about 200kmunder undisclosed testing benchmarks and the expected top speed is 120km/h.
A full charge of the battery is said to take 30 minutes, though it’s still unclear what the maximum charging speed is.
The interior is stripped-down and features a Volkswagen-made steering wheel, analog gauges, audio system, as well as blue, white and white wooden design elements.
At the front there is a space under the bonnet that can be fitted with a 60L refrigerator and there is a 250L luggage space on the rear shelf.
The first 20 Coastrunner EVs can be ordered with customer-specific specifications, such as body, frame, and softtop colors. There are also options that include surf frames and wakeboards.
Savage Rivale has yet to reveal any pricing for the Coastrunner EV, but has said that there are only 14 build slots left for 2023.