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2017 Smart Fortwo is the Hottest Electric Convertible Car of this Summer

2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Convertible has a starting MSRP of $15,400

The very hot days of the summer are already here, so the best car to use these days is a convertible car, but not one that burns fossil fuels.

The smartest choice for this summer comes under the form of a tiny electric convertible vehicle, which is called 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Cabrio.

2017 Smart Fortwo Electric is made by Mercedes-Benz and is a green car built for two people and with a decent luggage space.

2017 Smart Fortwo is considered an ideal car for the city because is pretty small compared with a normal car (but big enough for two people), so can find a parking place with ease.

Being so small, consumes only a tiny amount of energy (very efficient), and is also pretty fast for such a small vehicle.

This tiny electric car uses a 17.2 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that powers a three-phase synchronous AC motor generating 80 HP and 118 lb-ft. of torque.

2017 Smart Fortwo Electric accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 11.4 seconds (11.7 for the convertible model).

The battery pack ensures an EPA rated range of 68 miles (109 km), but by selecting the Eco setting, the vehicle can reach a top range of almost 100 miles (160 km).

Smart Fortwo Electric (the convertible version) is a perfect car for this summer because is a very compact vehicle, it has enough room for two people and their luggage, and provides a decent range for its price.

2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Cabrio has a starting MSRP of $15,400 (this is the starting price for a 2017 Smart Fortwo Cabrio base trim with no options).

This tiny green vehicle is also very practical because the new battery pack comes with a new onboard charger that can fully charge the battery in only 2.5 hours using a 240-volt outlet.

By plugging the car to a standard 120-volt household outlet, it will take 22 hours to raise the level of the battery from 20% to 100%.

I already mentioned that the maximum range reached by the vehicle can be improved by selecting the Eco setting.

This setting will cut the performance of the vehicle (acceleration and top speed), and will also reduce the climate-control system operation (you don’t use the climate control very often in a cabriolet car), but will help you increase the top range of the vehicle from 68 miles to almost 100 miles.

Danny Ovy

Danny Ovy

I am a writer and reporter for the clean energy sector, I cover climate change issues, new clean technologies, sustainability and green cars.

Danny Ovy
Danny Ovy
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