The 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV is offered in a handful of states as an all-electric subcompact vehicle. Based on the same platform and appearing similar to the gasoline-powered Chevrolet Spark, the 2015 Spark EV is powered by a permanent magnet electric motor. Generating 105-kilowatts (the equivalent of 140 horsepower), the electric powerplant of the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV also presents a very robust 400 pound-feet of torque. Capable of a top speed of 90 miles per hour, the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV has an EPA-rated driving range averaging 82 miles. Storing energy in a lithium-ion battery pack, charging of the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV can be performed using a 120-volt outlet, 240-volt outlet or an optional DC Fast Charge outlet that can replenish 80 percent of the vehicle’s charge in just 20 minutes. Standard convenience features included on the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV consists of automatic climate control, Chevrolet MyLink radio, OnStar, remote keyless entry and cruise control. The four-passenger cabin area of the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV is surrounded by 10 airbags for protection. The 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV offers a number of additional perks over gasoline equivalents such as tax credits and eligibility to run in HOV lanes.