smart fortwo electric drive 2017: the return of the electric city car
The first generation of the small smart electric had received a home mitigates, even if people were many to love his style and size that allowed to sneak in traffic and autonomy of 145 km under optimal conditions was sufficient for a day in the metropolis.
However, our test of the small car did was not so smoothly Denis Duquet had several problems with the fortwo electric.
Nevertheless, the second generation has just shown the tip of his nose to the Auto Show in Paris.
It will be available in two separate versions: one has hardtop convertible and the other roof. Both are entitled to the same engine, a small engine of 80 horsepower with a torque of 118 foot-pounds. For energetics power, a battery of 17.7 kWh will be used and give a small car a range of 159 km for the section and 154 for the convertible. Moreover, to maximize its autonomy, the top speed is limited to 130 km / h. According to Smart, the car can also be recharged in two hours.
The smart fortwo electric drive cut will arrive in North America next spring, and the convertible has been.