Chevrolet of Canada today announced the Spark EV will be made available for retail customers.
The zippy subcompact city car with outsized 400-pounds-feet of torque, 0-60 in 7.2 seconds, and 82 miles U.S. EPA-rated range has been fleet-only for the past two years in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia
“We’re expanding our electric vehicle offerings to our customers by offering the 2016 Spark EV for retail sales in the growing EV markets here in Quebec as well as in Ontario and BC,” said Chris Hay, regional director for Chevrolet. “For city residents whose transportation needs can be met with an all-electric vehicle, Spark EV builds on Chevrolet’s proven electric motor and battery development programs from the Chevrolet Volt.”
The Spark EV has an 18.4-kwh battery and Canadian-estimated range of 131 km with fuel consumption equivalent of 2.0 Le/100kms.
It is also sold in the U.S. in Oregon, California and Maryland. It comes equipped with available OnStar with 4G LTE and standard built-in Wi-Fi hotspot.
Pricing info will be relayed at a later date, says GM.