Wheego delivers its first highway-speed electric car

Wheego Electric Cars delivered the first Wheego LiFe, a two-seat subcompact highway-speed 100% electric compact car. The Wheego LiFe travels approximately 100 miles on a single charge and retails for $32,995.

Wheego LiFe. Click to enlarge.

It qualifies for a $7,500 Federal tax credit, as well as many state incentives such as tax credits (up to $5,000 in Georgia) and HOV lane access.

The Wheego LiFe comes fully-equipped with driver and passenger airbags, anti-lock brakes, power windows and locks, and optional air conditioning. The 115V, 30 kWh lithium-ion battery pack can be charged from a standard 120V outlet, a 240V outlet or any of the J1772 standard charging stations.

The LiFe is propelled by a 20 hp /15 kW (60 hp/45 kW peak), 95 lb-ft (129 N&iddot;m) AC brushless electric motor.

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