Smart Fortwo electric drive

Smart Fortwo electric drive

Smart Fortwo electric drive

With Smart Fortwo, the car producer pushed one step further the concept of a reliable car for city. Smart Fortwo electric drive is the new version of the already well known Smart Fortwo. This electric version offers the same driving experience as the previous versions of the Fortwo. Smart Fortwo electric drive is powered by a 41 HP electric engine with a torque of 120 Nm, just enough for reaching 65 km/h in just 6.5 seconds and a max speed of 100km/h.

Does Smart Fortwo electric drive have enough power?

This electric version of Smart Fortwo doesn’t have astonishing performances or features, but the instant sending of the power to the wheels and the promtitude of acceleration pedal offers you the sensation of enough power for a city car. The electric engine provides a particular sound and also the operating costs are very low. With fully charged batteries the car autonomy reaches 115 km and a complete recharge of the batteries last around 3 – 4 hours.

Smart Fortwo electric drive
Smart Fortwo electric drive

Other specifications of th Smart Fortwo electric drive

Plugged into a 220V plug the charging time from 0 to 100% level lasts around 6-8 hours, from 20% to 100% it lasts around 4.5 – 5.5 hours and from 20% to 80% the charging lasts 3.5 to 4.5 hours. Smart Fortwo electric drive has almost same size as the other versions of the Smart Fortwo. Vehicle lenght is 2695 mm, the width is 1559 mm and the height is 1565mm. Beeing an electric car the CO2 emission is 0 g/km.

Smart Fortwo electric drive
Smart Fortwo electric drive

Fortwo electric drive safety system

Batteries are placed under the car and this feature offers a verry good protection at the deformation. Also, the emplacement of the batteries improves the car handling. Also, another element of protection are the doors. These are made on a strong steel frame. In case of side impact your are protected by thorax and head airbags which are a standard feature of the Fortwo electric drive. Also in case of frontal impact you are protected by a frontal airbag.

Smart Fortwo electric drive
Smart Fortwo electric drive

 

Find out more features about this car here:

http://www.thesmart.ca/ca/en/index/smart-fortwo-electric-drive/electric-engine.html

Don’t forget that the future is electric and also: Be curious! Be Smart! Few people know!

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