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G-Wiz Electric Car Gets Performance Upgrade

Top speed for the AC is 45 mph and the company claims a 50 per cent boost in mid-range torque too, helping with hill climbs. The new car is also able to travel up to 48 miles between re-charge.

Published: 26-Jul-2006

The smart EV and NICE (which stands for no internal combustion engine) debuted at the British International Motor Show. Now, electric car importer GoinGreen is showing its congestion-charge busting G-Wiz AC.

The two-seater replaces a car that has become a common sight in central London. However, the new model boasts a number of improvements over its predecessor, particularly on range, power and top speed, while of course, still emitting nothing from the tailpipe. In fact, it hasn't got one.

Top speed for the AC is 45 mph and the company claims a 50 per cent boost in mid-range torque too, helping with hill climbs. The new car is also able to travel up to 48 miles between re-charge.

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