Scion iQ EV Arrives in US, 90 Units For Car Sharing

Scion iQ EV Arrives in US, 90 Units For Car Sharing

The 2013 Scion iQ EV just hit the U.S. albeit in very short supply, and is only being used for car sharing programs in urban environments.

Only 90 of the the all-electric mini cars which use a lithium-ion battery made it Stateside. With an electric power consumption rate of 104 Wh/km, the car a limited 50 miles of range. With a 240V charger, the car can be fully charged in three hours. Performance wise, the iQ EV will reach 60 mph in a lazy 13.4 seconds.

The car does receive some special styling cues to differentiate it from the regular iQ, including a two-tone paint job, wider rear bumper, black headlamp casings and black air inlets and wheel caps accented with black vents.

Interior wise the car gets a seven-inch touch screen with navigation, a high-contrast black and white color scheme, and leather wrapped wheel and seats.


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