New Chevrolet Spark EV
|   Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Chevrolet is always experiment their new ideas in the form of cars. This time Chevrolet has launched a new vehicle name as Spark EV. This vehicle is pure electric vehicle, which is small in size and stylish too. The designer focus to build the stylish design with good engine performance, It has twin internal combustion engine but the propulsion gets from its built in electric motor which drives the front wheel of the car. The electric motor of the car gets power from a Lithium ion battery pack which is comprises of 336 cells in 4 modules.
The assembly of battery is placed under the rear seats. This is the reason the car is compact and small. As per test rating the battery gives the spark of gives 82 miles an average duration while 20 kilowatt hours. If you use the full capacity of motor than you could not go too far, the full capacity has 140 HP and a 400 of torque.

Chevrolet always prefers to use advance technology rather than using the old one. This time Chevrolet has used Volt technology in the spark but unfortunately the exploitation existing equipment could not confined in volt parts. The transmission of the vehicle is 6 speeds totally automatic. Like all other electric cars the spark is also heavy vehicle. The weight of this vehicle is about 2967 pounds. This model is 600 pound more heavily than the simple Chevrolet conventional spark. The power of electric motor could lead the vehicle from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 7.6 seconds. Due to placement of battery under the rear seat the weight distribution is perfect which enhance the speed of the car.

There is panel built in the car which continuously notifies the driver about the remaining power of the vehicle. The battery condition, charging status and every information about the power of the car, when battery is about to end then the light will turn to yellow so that it is the warning for a driver to get charge the battery. Because the car is heavy so it could not goes to very high speed like others electric cars, but the mileage of this car is good as compared to other cars. The braking system is also very good which maintain the safety of the car when you are driving.

Chevrolet is very much concern about the green environment and they are always implementing ideas for green environment. Last but not the least the price of Chevrolet spark EV starts from 27.5 thousand dollars which is not too much for an electric car. The charging time for a battery is about 17 hours with a 20 volt battery charging system, currently spark is only available in California and Oregon. The response of the car from this region is very good, so Chevrolet is planning to enhance their production into different plant of the world. If you are planning to buy an electric car than this could be a perfect choice for your needs.
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