Smart ForTwo Electric Drive launched in the UK image

The Smart ForTwo Electric Drive has been recently launched in the United Kingdom where the model has a starting price set at 12, 275 GBP.

The Smart ForTwo Electric Drive is available in the United Kingdom in two body styles, Coupe and Cabrio, and prices for the cheapest version have been set at 12,275 GBP, plus a 55 GBP monthly battery lease. The model can also be ordered with an optional 22 KW onboard charger which will set you back for 2,650 GBP, but it will charge the battery in approximately one hour, compared to the seven hours of charging time with the regular charger.

Power to the Smart ForTwo is being provided b a 55 kW magneto electric motor and by a 17.6 kWh lithium-ion battery, which is allowing the model to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 11.5 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 125 km/h (78 mph). The Smart ForTwo has a total range of up to 145 km (90 miles). British will be able to order the Smart ForTwo this spring.

Source: Smart