Via the EVDL... Msg from Tazzari:
"We are pleased to inform you that the Tazzari ZERO is ready for sales. We have pasted all DOT/NTSHA tests and the first cars are going to hit the market in May 2010. It is time to decide if you would like to be a proud owner of the best low speed electric vehicle available in the market. You will make a statement anywhere you go around your city/town. We are enclosing the official brochure including all standard features, options, color, wheels. It is time to decide and consider that Zero has a $2,500 federal tax credit. To know more about the latest on ZERO and the whereabouts of the first demo vehicle in the US, pls join us on facebook at "Tazzari Zero USA".
The Tazzari Sale Team"
The ZERO features a 150 NÂ·m rear-wheel drive 3-phase asynchronous motor, powered by a lithium-iron phosphate battery pack. Tazzari estimates average electricity consumption of 0.135 kW/h per km. The estimated range in Economy driveÃ¢â‚¬â€one of four drive modesÃ¢â‚¬â€is 140 km (87 miles). Acceleration from 0-50 km/h (0-31 mph) takes less than 5 seconds; top speed is 90 km/h (56 mph).