Chevrolet has lowered the base price of the 2015 Spark EV by $1,650.

Chevrolet has lowered the base price of the 2015 Spark EV by $1,650.

Now priced from $25,995, the Spark EV features a 21 kWh lithium-ion battery and an electric motor that develops 130 bhp (96 kW) and 542 Nm (400 lb-ft) of torque.  It enables the model to accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than eight seconds and travel up to 82 miles (132 km) on a single charge.

While the model isn't exactly cheap, state and federal incentives as well as Chevrolet bonus cash means customers can purchase the Spark EV for as little as $14,995.  The company is also offering a 39-month sign-and-drive lease which costs $139 per month with $0 down.

According to Chevrolet Car and Crossover Marketing Director Steve Majoros, “Chevrolet is committed to making EV driving more accessible, affordable and fun. 2015 Spark EV customers will benefit from an impressive blend of technology, capability and low cost of ownership, now at an even more impressive price.”

Chevrolet lowers the base price of the 2015 Spark EV