Fact is that for everyday motoring electric car technology will continue to gain in stature.
Together with the move to ultra-compact cars for everyday city use. But this is no new thing. Historics 18th May sale is testimony to that with a fascinating 1976 battery-powered Zele runabout styled by no less than Italian maestro Zagato.
And if you think the Smart car – pioneering in its day - is small, a tape measure will show the ‘compact’ proportions of the Zele beat it hands down…On top of that, you get a 50-mile range, the imprint of one of Italy’s greatest coachbuilders and luggage space inside for that impromptu shopping trip to Mayfair’s finest, when parking will no longer be a problem.