smart fortwo electric drive heads to North America

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smart fortwo electric heads to North America

fortwo electric drive for U.S. and Canada

Daimler has that its smart fortwo drive will cross the later this year. The two seater, which has a rear 30 kW electric motor producing 120 Nm of a range of 100 km to 135 km and can be parked pretty anywhere, is slated to reach in USA and Canada in Q3.

The first generation smart electric drive has been in on London streets since and the current second-gen model has a lithium-ion battery developed by Motors Inc. as opposed to the sodium-nickel-chloride power pack) off the production line in November year. Since then has increased production volume 1000 to 1500 vehicles.

The version of the fortwo doesn’t much away to its combustion-engined The battery pack is placed between the axles where the is located in other smart so there’s just as much space (which is never to be massive on a vehicle that’s 2.5 m On the performance side, top speed has limited to 100 km/h and the EV matches the of the combustion engine (0 — 60 in 6.5 seconds), even beating it off the

mark. According to one of the participants in the trial, You can beat anything at the

car Smart Fortwo

The equipment spec for the electric is based on the smart fortwo with automatic temperature and pre-air conditioning, electric steering, electric windows, adjustable and heated door a two-spoke leather steering leather gear knob and alloy wheels (painted on the EV) all standard.

The car’s 16.5 kWh battery developed is charged via a 220 Volt socket and at city of 25 — 30 km/h, Daimler the fortwo electric drive can with four to five of continuous use on a full-charge. The lithium-ion also enables a cold at minus 25 degrees Celsius another advantage over predecessor which required. An battery management system voltage, electricity and temperature and the battery from overloading.

The electric motor has a 20 kW output and a power output of 30 kW for approximately 2 in kickdown mode, there’s no (for reverse the engine’s of rotation changes), low maintenance, low costs and zero-local-emissions.

Daimler plans to produce the fortwo electric drive in volumes from 2012 and expand its distribution up to 40 markets. The will feature a battery by Daimler and Evonik.

car Smart Fortwo
car Smart Fortwo
car Smart Fortwo


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