Watch | Erdogan Drives a Homemade Electric Car TOGG
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan posted a video on his personal account on “Twitter”, while driving a homemade electric car that is being tested, commenting “TOGG souvenir”.
He also shared another post on social media with some pictures while he was receiving the steering wheel, “TOGG “, and commented on it by saying, “Paradise is on the roads of our homeland… Local and national…”
CEO of TOGG “Gurcan Karakas” and President of the Federation of Turkish Chambers of Commerce and Exchanges “Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu” accompanied Erdogan while he was driving the electric car.
Announcing the date of the inauguration of the Turkish TOGG car
During the ceremony, Erdogan announced his intention to conduct the official inauguration of the Turkish car factory TOGG in the Gemlik district of Bursa, indicating that the first batch of production would be launched on October 29, 2022, in a special ceremony.
The President expressed his pride in the country’s great step in the field of national technology, saying, “Today, the dream of 65 years has been fulfilled,” noting that the new electric car is not only needed by Turkiye, but by the whole world.
He concluded his speech by announcing the production of a locally made engine soon, stressing that sufficient infrastructure for this will be available during the current year 2022 to meet Turkiye’s electric car needs.
Erdogan about the price of TOGG car: Do not ask about the price!
In the same context, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave statements about the regulations that will reduce the prices of electric cars, during a press conference broadcast live by TRT channel at the end of last month.
Speaking about the new regulation that went into effect in the past weeks, Erdogan announced the reduction of the SCT regulation tax to 10% for vehicles not exceeding 160 kilowatts, and whose tax base is less than 700,000 Turkish liras.
However, when the journalist asked President Erdogan about the price of the new TOGG car, he joked saying: “Don’t ask about the price, don’t ask about the price.”
And you, how much do you expect the price of the Turkish car TOGG will be??
TOGG Turkish car specifications
- The power of the rear electric motor is 200 hp.
- Front engine with four-wheel drive capabilities of 400 horsepower.
- Charge 80% of the car within 30 minutes.
- Offers two different choices of Li-ion batteries.
- 8 years warranty on battery packs.
- It has an electronic transmission and parking brake.
- The car’s cabin is spacious, and the wheelbase is long.
- Elegant design inspired by Anatolian culture.
- The car is equipped with digital devices and has a touch screen for passengers.
Edited by: Greater Turkey©