Set to go on sale next spring, the ForTwo Electric Drive coupe and convertible will be priced from $25,000 and $28,000.

Smart has announced plans to offer the most affordable electric vehicle in the United States.

Set to go on sale next spring, the ForTwo Electric Drive coupe and convertible will be priced from $25,000 and $28,000. The models will also be eligible for government rebates of up to $7,500.

As we have previously reported, the ForTwo Electric Drive features a 17.6 kWh lithium-ion battery which powers an electric motor that develops 75 HP (55 kW) and 130 Nm (96 lb-ft) of torque. It enables the model to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 11.5 seconds and travel up to 145 km (90 miles) on a single charge.

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Smart ForTwo Electric Drive will be the cheapest EV in America