eSmart (Electric Smart Fortwo)

Car properties(*)

  • Driving range: 40 km (with Li-ion pack 100 km)
  • chassis: 2 seats city commuter
  • Gears: directrive original 3rd gear fixed, gearratio 6,9
  • performance: 0-50Km/h 6,4 sec., top speed 94 Km/h
  • brakes: car's original + regenerating
  • security options: car's original
  • color: can be selected
  • options: can be selected
  • computer: included

Technology (chosen for the proto phase)


  • First prototype will be on the road in April 2009.

Mode of production


Smart Fortwo (W450) is converted to an electric car by removing internal combustion engine and all related parts, replacing them with top-of-the-line electric vehicle technology and AGM deep-cycle batteries (lithium batteries optional). Cars will be produced in series by creating a modular installation kit which allows quick replacement of the ICE technology.

Production progress

1. Initial survey
2. Car type selection
3. Prototype manufacturing (we're here)
4. Selecting the vendors
5. Binding orders
6. Cars complete
7. Cars in use

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(*) The given values for car properties are desired values. The properties will be refined during prototype tests.

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