2013 Chevrolet Spark EV European Version review and pictures

Posted on Saturday, 16 February 2013 , 02:02:30 byAlina

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Chevrolet Spark EV European Version

We will all have the opportunity to see the European version of the Chevrolet Spark EV at the 2013 edition of the Geneva Motor Show. The specialists have revealed another version of the Spark Electric Vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show a few months ago, but this new one, is an all-new battery-powered mini car. The ones interested in owning one of these vehicles should know these will be sold in certain European markets, but starting next year.

The manufacturer hopes to set a benchmark in performance for an urban city electric car and so that you know, it is powered by most advanced electric motor and battery system General Motors has ever developed. The specialists are almost certain the intelligent connectivity of the zero-emission city car will be well received in some technologically advanced markets.

It produces 542 Nm of torque and it is a small car with great driving dynamics. The model is capable of generating more than 130 horsepower and this output will enables the model to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.5 seconds. The new Chevrolet Spark EV will be powered by a lithium-ion battery system of more than 20 kWh that operates with the help of an active liquid cooling and heating system. Because of the complex technology pack, the Spark EV is expected to achieve an electric range that is among the best in its class. So that you know, the battery pack has been engineered to enable both regular alternate current and direct current fast charging. This last one will allow the car to recharge up to 80 5 of its capacity in around 20 minutes. The battery system is capable of handling multiple DC fast charges daily. In case of the AC recharging, the model needs between 6 and 8 hours, using a 230V outlet. The model comes with a standard charge set. The engineers will equip the model with the Chevrolet MyLink connected radio technology as standard.