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Chevrolet Spark EV: The Poor Tesla

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If there was a poorly named it’s the Chevrolet Spark. the EV version of this vehicle is in need of some spark of its Already available on the Canadian with a thermal engine, sub-compact from GM will be gliding into showrooms on 110 kW of power.

How soon is soon? it to come out in spring 2014 as the model. But believe me, it will be the wait. In the meantime, Bourgeois Buick GMC in Rawdon, Quebec, me a privately imported five-door EV – or as I like to call it, a poor Tesla Model S.

Its 130 horses, instantaneous torque, road handling and silent all reminded me of the popular Californian Ok, so it doesn’t accelerate with the blast, but with four aboard, it nonetheless manages to forward with more than other vehicles the size. Can you believe that I got it to fly up to 100 in just 8 seconds? Were it not for my hefty companions, we definitely we have made it in 7.5 seconds, as by Chevrolet.

That said, these friends with me that this mini-car is enough, despite the fact its wheelbase has got to be the shortest of all cars on the A short wheelbase, as we all know, exceptional handling.

In the city, the Spark darted traffic with the agility of a reminding me my first Mini the 1960s. Again, it’s not so the 130 horsepower that make the so nimble around town, but the 400 lbs.-ft. of instantly available You don’t even get that torque from a Mustang GT, 458 Italia or Porsche 911 S. This Chevy comes equipped 254 kg of lithium-ion batteries that can to 80% in just 20 minutes using the SAE Fast Charging available on for $800.

With your 110-V outlet, it takes 18 hours, this time is cut by 6 or 7 hours a 220-V outlet.

But the question on mind is: what about My short drive of the Spark enough for me to test Chevrolet’s which is essentially that, on atmospheric conditions, the Spark’s is somewhere between 120-180 km. about 20 km more than the Leaf and leaps and bounds the poor little Mitsubishi

One thing’s for sure, General has done a great job with car, and consequently the Spark have no problem surpassing its mentioned rivals.

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Vow of silence

There’s a key fob on the dashboard to the car, then you just put the to D or L to get it moving. The mode you choose affect the amount of energy during slow-downs or braking.  In a vehicle like a Tesla S, you fully expect the ride to be quiet, but not usually from cars like the Spark. And what makes its blissfully ride all the more impressive. interior space has been very effectively, though the remains that the cargo is minute.

That said, you can the rear seat back (in whole or in part) to free up space, provided you also out your rear passengers.

The only hitch in its handling is the steering is incredibly light and absolutely no feedback from the The vehicle, despite being so is relatively comfortable. The dashboard has enhanced with two 7-inch that display everything ever want to know the batteries and the infotainment system.

the Spark’s price has yet to be revealed, it find a number of willing thanks to Pauline Marois’ government rebate and the other introduced by Daniel Breton is responsible for the electrification of transport). And the fact that it gets in the same sentence as the amazing S will allow the Spark to lay to the title “the poor Tesla.”

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Chevrolet Spark EV Electric Cars
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