Daimler launched production of its urban electric car Smart Fortwo ED

smart-fortwo-ed-urban-electric-carDaimler starts the production for next generation Smart Fortwo ED urban electric car. Fortwo ED has a bigger electric motor from EM-motive with a 55kW magneto electric motor, and gets a higher top speed of 75 miles per hour at a range of 90 miles.

The urban electric car Smart ED has a new 17.6 kWh lithium-ion battery that can be charged in 7 hours from completely empty at a “household socket or charging station on the electricity system of most countries i.e. overnight.” It also has a 22kWh on board charger that allows a completely empty battery to be charged in less than one hour from a quick charging station.

Fortwo ED urban electric car accelerates powerfully from 0 to 60 km/h in 4.8 seconds and it can sprint from 0 to 100km/h in 11.5 seconds.

The new Smart ED looks different. It has LED daytime driving lights, the door are wider and can be ordered in any of the colours you want.

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Posted by on June 25, 2012. Filed under Electric vehicles. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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