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New, Improved Performance G-Wiz Electric Car Hits London Streets

In addition to a lithium ion battery upgrade to be available in 2007, the new G-Wiz includez 40% increase in mid-range torque resulting in better acceleration and hill climbing ability, a booster mode for short-term acceleration/power, a maintenance-free brushless motor providing a smoother, quieter operation, improved regenerative braking, an anti-roll bar for better handling at higher speeds and an advanced IPC (Instrument Panel Cluster) with an electronic speedometer, a trip odometer and an automatic computer-controlled indicator for power consumption and regeneration.

Published: 18-Dec-2006

The first of the new, improved performance G-Wiz AC drive electric cars from GoinGreen have arrived and will be on London’s roads by mid-December. Launched at the British Motor Show in the summer, the G-Wiz AC replaces the current G-Wiz DC - and costs the same, at £8,299 inc VAT - but offers many enhanced and exclusive features including a class-leading increased top speed of 45mph and a range of up to 48 miles.

GoinGreen created the electric car market in the UK by introducing the emission free G-Wiz DC drive to London in 2004 and it is still the only electric 2+2 seater available. There are now over 750 G-Wiz customers, including 150 of those who have already ordered the new G-Wiz AC, making London the electric car capital of the world and the G-Wiz a familiar sight in the West End.

A unique feature of the new G-Wiz AC is the fact that it is upgradeable to high-performance lithium ion (li-ion) batteries when they become available next year. Li-ion batteries have a longer life than lead acid batteries and will also increase the car’s performance in terms of acceleration, speed, range and re-charge time. Also exclusive to the G-Wiz is a hill-holding restraint feature, making it easier to hold the car on slopes.

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