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Manufacturer: General Motors Corporation
Type: Front-wheel drive, two-passenger prototype
Motor: 102 kilowatt 3-phase, AC electric, 137 horsepower
Batteries: 26 sealed, lead-acid
Performance: 0-60 mph 8 seconds
Range: 50 to 75 miles, depending on conditions and driving style
The EV1 cars were leased for $399.00 per month and the contract required that all cars be returned to General Motors. After the trial program, all but a few of the cars were destroyed by GM.