1997 EV Plus


The EV PLUS is large enough to carry four adults in comfort while providing a high-level balance of performance and driving range.

Drive range per charge: 210 km (10.15 mode) 350 km (at steady 40 km/h)

Maximum speed: Over 130 km/h

  • All-new body specifically developed for Electric Vehicle purposes
  • Body meeting US and Japanese safety standards
  • Practical 3-door hatchback design
  • High-performance, long-life Nickel Metal Hydride batteries
  • Management system optimizing motor functions and providing information on remaining driving range according to driving conditions and battery charge.
  • Low consumption electrical equipment
    Projector-type HID headlights
    Heat pump-type fully automated air conditioner
  • New high-efficiency brushless DC motor (96 % maximum efficiency)