In the latter half of 2011 the General Motors announced that an electric version of the Chevrolet Spark will be produced and launched during 2013.

In the latter half of 2011 General Motors announced that an electric version of the Chevrolet Spark will be produced and launched during 2013. It has taken a while, but we can now show you the very first pictures of a prototype that was caught while stopping at a car wash.

The Spark EV will be easily distinguishable from its standard counterparts by its restyled front fascia. Changes will include a new grille and redesigned fog-lights as well as a re-modelled rear bumper that no longer requires space for an exhaust pipe.

Power will be generated from a permanent magnet electric motor that produces 114 hp (85 kW / 116 PS). Further technical details remain scarce at this point, but we'll keep you posted when more arise.

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