Scion has pulled the wraps off the 2013 iQ EV which will go on sale in a limited edition in the United States.
As you have probably figured it out yet, the 2013 Scion iQ EV is basically a rebadged Toyota eQ which, according to the car manufacturer, is only available in Silver or Super Red, with a two tone exterior, black accents and front charging port. The cabin of the 2013 Scion iQ EV gets black and white color scheme with some ice-blue trim and metallic accents, along with the unique upholstery, the leather wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats and an infotainment system with navigation.
Just like the Toyota eQ, the Scion iQ EV is getting the same electric motor which generates a total output of 64 HP (47 kW) and 163 Nm of torque (120 lb-ft), along with a 12 kWh lithium-ion battery. The vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) 13.4 seconds before reaching a top speed of 78 mph (125 km/h). The total range provided by its battery pack is 50 miles (80 km) and when it will be depleted this can be charged in approximately 3 hours in a 240V outlet. Toyota says that only 90 units of the Scion iQ EV will be imported in the United States so if you have your eyes on one you should hurry up to your local dealership.