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Elec­tric mo­tor with 360 volts and 24kWh from lithium ion bat­ter­ies, 280Nm at 0-2730rpm, 80kW from 2730-9800rpm, MacPherson strut front and tor­sion beam rear, ven­ti­lated discs with re­gen­er­a­tive brak­ing, ABS and ESP, tow rat­ing N/A, 12 hours in house­hold plug gets you 140km Length 4445mm, width 1770mm, height 1550mm, wheel­base 2700mm, kerb weight 1525/1567kg, 330-litre boot Price: N/A Points out of 10: 9 Also con­sider: Smaller Mit­subishi i-MIEV the only all-elec­tric al­ter­na­tive. Or Toy­ota Prius hy­brid Pluses: En­vi­ron­men­tally friendly, cheap to run, or­di­nary car with hid­den eco ben­e­fits

Mi­nuses: Ex­pen­sive to buy

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