With 400 ft-lbs of torque and zero emissions, the Chevy Spark EV is an electric car with some oomph behind it. Consumer Reports was so enamored with the Spark EV that they recommended the electric variant over the gas-powered version. The first commercial for the Spark EV goes a step further, comparing the little electric car to…a Ferrari?
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Since the demise of the EV1, General Motors has stayed away from pure electric cars. The Chevy Spark EV is its first attempt at a battery electric vehicle in about a decade, and once again GM has built an EV worth owning. In fact Consumer Reports even prefers the all-electric Spark to the gas-powered version GM also sells.
One of General Motor’s executives recently laid out the automaker’s plans for achieving 500,000 electrified vehicle sales annually by 2017. Pure electric cars will make up a big part of those plans, and leading GM’s EV charge is the Chevrolet Spark EV. Though the Spark EV will make its official debut at the L.A. Auto Show, GM has slipped a few pictures out to an eagerly-awaiting public, as well as some key information.