Second generation Smart EV on its way
Green Cars News
AUGUST 23, 2009
Having already made significant in-roads into the electric vehicle market, Smart is now planning to introduce its second generation electric drive Smart Fortwo with production to begin in early November. The second generation of the vehicle boasts a 14kWh lithium-ion battery pack from Tesla Motors housed between the axles and a 30kW electric motor that is fitted at the rear and offers 120Nm of torque. The vehicle is based on the Smart Fortwo Coupe/Cabrio Passion.