Setting new standards in sustainability and offering a fresh interpretation of urban mobility, the Uniti One has been designed in response to today’s changing transportation needs, and to provide flexibility for the future.
Designed in Sweden and engineered in the UK, the Uniti One has been created from the ground-up to be an urban electric vehicle: fully optimised for efficiency, sustainability and affordability, whilst maximising interior space for three adults. All of which has been achieved without sacrificing quality, comfort or real-world usability.
Offered with a choice of two battery sizes, the Uniti One has a range of up to 300 km1, which can be charged from 20% to 80% in just seventeen minutes with a 50 kW CCS charger 1.
Adopting a clean and minimalist approach to styling, the Uniti One’s graceful lines and uncluttered functionality is in keeping with the best of Scandinavian design, creating a distinctive, beautifully-detailed and highly desirable product.
The Uniti One comes well-equipped as standard and can be further enhanced and personalised through a suite of carefully-selected options.
With orders expected to open shortly, customers that place a deposit before the end of November 2019 will secure a place in Uniti’s exclusive ‘Founders Club’, entitling them to a host of exclusive benefits, including free software upgrades and enhancements for life.
The Uniti One’s intelligent packaging can accommodate up to three adults within its ultra-compact footprint. Its unique-in-class and highly-flexible one-plus-two seating configuration offers unrivalled ergonomic and visibility benefits for the driver, with ample space for two adult passengers to sit behind, as well as generous load-carrying potential.
With the battery situated beneath the floor, the Uniti One’s interior space is both generous and highly adaptable, affording the car a number of practical applications.
The central driving position gives rear passengers quick and easy access into and out of the cabin, whilst minimising driver disruption, making the Uniti One the perfect urban vehicle for everything from the school-run to a micro taxi vehicle.
A split-folding rear seat is fitted as standard, further increasing the Uniti One’s flexibility and, with three occupants on-board, the vehicle provides 155 litres of rear cargo capacity. Additional storage space either side of the drivers’ seat means that longer packages fit with ease.
With the rear bench folded flat, and in its maximum load-carrying configuration, the Uniti One turns into a single-seater, providing the driver with a generous 760 litres of usable cargo space.
The Uniti One’s Scandinavian-inspired design creates a unique profile with clean, simple body lines and smooth contours.
Soft shapes and surface transitions add strength to the Uniti One’s neat and compact proportions, with the rising belt line and arcing roof profile combining to create a clean, coherent and dynamic form.
Flowing as a single curve, the Uniti One’s canopy-style windscreen and sweeping panoramic roof is a unique design feature which provides outstanding driver visibility and allows natural light to fill the cabin.
A sharp, horizontal character line neatly separates the canopy from the Uniti One’s body, creating a distinctive belt which rises towards and flows around the rear of the car. Mirroring the shape of the headlight clusters, a dark, contrasting wing-shaped streak accentuates the waist line, adding a dynamic edge to the aesthetic.
Flush door handles maintain the smoothness of the car’s flanks; their distinctive pillule shape a recurring element seen throughout the car.
At the front, the recessed headlights neatly incorporate wing-shaped daytime running lights and LED indicators. Arranged above the character crease in bold, horizontal lines, the rear LED lights span the width of the car.
The Uniti One is offered in three elemental colour tones – bright metallic Scandium, dark Graphite and warm Titanium – each with a satin finish to perfectly complement the car’s sophisticated yet understated aesthetic.
Incorporating the pillule grille at the front, a horizontal dark base lowers the visual weight of the car, rising towards the rear to emphasise the Uniti One’s stance.
Matching or complementing the chosen body colour, aero discs cover the wheels and complete the car’s simple and cohesive design. Their clean, slightly domed profile is emphasised by a signature metallic ring which outlines the circumference – a feature which is repeated in the Uniti One’s headlight bulbs, and carried through to the instrument panel buttons inside the cabin.
Flowing seamlessly from the exterior into and throughout the cabin, Uniti’s Scandinavian design approach creates a distinctive yet minimalistic and uncluttered feel.
The canopy-style windscreen stretches over the cabin space to create an airy environment for occupants, and, with class-leading rear legroom, affords the Uniti One with a relaxed and refined ambience akin to far larger vehicles.
With an electrochromic panoramic roof as standard, cabin brightness can be controlled as desired, ranging from transparent through to fully opaque, and all within a few seconds.
The roof automatically darkens to prevent the vehicle heating up when parked, which also helps reduce the amount of energy needed to cool the cabin again. The electrochromic glass also acts as virtual sun visor, tinting the top of the windscreen to reduce brightness and glare for the driver.
The feeling of space and tranquillity provided by the Uniti One’s panoramic roof is accentuated further by the cabin’s innovative layout and an attention to detail seldom seen in small city cars.
Soft-touch materials and high-quality engineered textiles cover the flowing shapes and lines of the cabin, with machined aluminium used for the door handles and interior trim accents, as well as the circular dashboard button surrounds.
The Uniti One can be specified with either a light or dark upholstery theme, which features a contemporary yet subtle geometric texture.
Mirroring the car’s horizontal exterior character line, a contrasting band circles the cabin, enveloping its occupants. Coloured to complement the car’s exterior, it brings a strong sense of cohesion to the car’s overall feel and, combined with the calming influence of the Uniti One’s design, adds to the overall feeling of safety and security.
Further enhancing the ambience, the cabin can be personalised with fully-configurable RGB mood lighting, which subtly accents the roof, dashboard and doors.
The Uniti One’s steering wheel is clad in smooth, moulded, soft touch material and carries an offset Uniti emblem within its pillule centre section.
Augmenting familiar and traditional car controls with leading digital and touchscreen technology, the Uniti One is intuitive to drive yet provides a more contemporary and connected experience.
A digital-first approach has been taken to the Uniti One’s controls, keeping the number of physical switches to a minimum and giving the cabin a calm and orderly ambience with a highly-intuitive, smartphone-like feel.
A signature horizon panel arcs around the driver, housing three configurable screens and integrating all information and command channels in a cohesive element.
The Uniti One is optimised for energy and resource efficiency. A permanent magnet motor drives the rear wheels, producing an output of 50 kW (68 ps)1 and 85 Nm1 of torque and ample performance for real-world urban driving.
A direct benefit of the car’s ultra-compact footprint and light-weight construction, the Uniti One’s standard 12 kWh battery provides 150 km (93 miles) of range1 from a single charge, while the optional 24 kWh battery extends range to an impressive 300 km (186 miles) 1. A hundred kilometres (62 miles) of range can be added in just ten minutes using a 50 kW CCS charger.
The larger 24 kWh battery can be charged from 20% to 80% in two hours and six minutes1 with a typical domestic 7 kW charger and the optional on-board fast charger installed, or just seventeen minutes via a 50 kW CCS charging unit. The 12 kWh battery option takes one hour and three minutes1 to charge from 20% to 80% (with on-board fast charger), or just nine minutes1 using a 50 kW CCS unit.
Driver involvement has not been sacrificed in the pursuit of efficiency. The light and agile Uniti One delivers the optimal balance of performance, enjoyment and real-world usability.
The Uniti One’s class-leading 8.0 kWh/100km1 efficiency is achieved through a weight-saving ethos evident throughout the car. A combination of purposeful design engineering, appropriate use of materials and innovative manufacturing techniques give the Uniti One a kerb weight of just 600 kg.
Perfectly suited to the urban environment, the Uniti One accelerates from 0-50 km/h (0-31 mph) in 4.1 seconds1 and 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 9.9 seconds1, before reaching its top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph), where permitted and conditions allow.
The Uniti One features two selectable driving modes which adapt the car’s characteristics to suit the conditions or driver mood. City mode optimises the car for energy efficiency, providing a smooth and relaxed drive, whereas selecting Boost mode sharpens the accelerator response and adds a little weight to the steering for a more dynamic feel.
With prices starting from just £15,100 (after £3,500 UK Government subsidy) the Uniti One offers a revolutionary new platform for affordable and sustainable mobility.
Offered initially to buyers in northern Europe and with first deliveries planned in Sweden and the UK for mid-2020.