2013 Scion iQ EV revealed

Scion has unveiled the 2013 iQ EV. It's essentially a rebadged Toyota eQ for car-sharing programs.

Scion has unveiled the 2013 iQ EV.

Essentially a rebadged Toyota eQ, the iQ EV was "designed for car-sharing programs in urban and campus environments."

Available exclusively in Silver or Super Red, the model has a two-tone exterior with black accents and a front charging port.

The cabin has a black and white color scheme with metallic accents and ice-blue trim. Other highlights include a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a "strongly contoured" (aka space hogging) center console and unique upholstery. There's also heated front seats and an infotainment system with GPS navigation.

Like its Toyota counterpart, the iQ EV features a 12 kWh lithium-ion battery which powers an electric motor that develops 64 HP (47 kW) and 163 Nm (120 lb-ft) of torque. It enables the model to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 13.4 seconds, hit a top speed of 78 mph (125 km/h) and travel up to 50 miles (80 km) on a single charge. When the battery is depleted, it can be fully recharged in approximately three hours with a 240V outlet.

Roughly 90 iQ EVs will be imported to the United States where they will be available for fleet and car-sharing applications.

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