Chevrolet Spark and Chevrolet Spark EV
Electric Chevrolet Spark & Chevrolet Spark 2014
Chevrolet unveils brand new models of both the Spark and Spark EV which will be part of the 2014 lineup.
2014 Chevrolet Spark
The 2014 Chevrolet Spark will feature a few mechanical changes. The four speed automatic will become a CVT transmission box. Other transmission boxes include a five speed manual and all transmission options will go through a 1.2 litre, 84bhp engine.
The 2014 Chevrolet Spark will achieve a very respectful average MPG of approx 38 MPG.
Out of the 2014 Chevrolet Spark line up, impressively the Spark EV will be the fastest vehicle.
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV
The Spark Electric Vehicle was first released in Los Angeles last year. The battery powered Chevrolet Spark will first become available to European markets in 2014.
The Chevrolet Spark EV with its impressive performance spec will set a high benchmark for other manufactures to head towards. The Chevrolet Spark is a break through even for General Motors, featuring the most advanced battery and motor systems built by them to date.
The electric Spark will be a vehicle that people will enjoy driving. The Spark EV emits zero emissions and therefore will be low cost road tax or possibly tax exempt.
The electric Spark is just like driving a fuel powered vehicle with it's smooth acceleration. The Spark EV packs an impressive 542 Nm of torque making the Spark an enjoyable nifty vehicle to drive. The Spark EV delivers more than 130hp and will enable 0-60mph to be achieved in under 8.5 seconds.
The Spark EV will be equipped with a high tech lithium-ion battery with over 20KWh of power. This technology allows the Chevrolet Spark to have one of the best ranges in electric cars to date. The battery is engineered to charge via both DC and AC technology. DC will charge the battery to 80% of it's capacity in only 20 minutes. AC charging takes between 6 and 8 hours to get everything fully charged.
The Spark EV comes complete with Chevrolet's MyLink infotainment system. The system allows users to connect their phone to make phone calls handsfree. The vehicle also comes equipped with a rear view camera to aid in parking.