The question on how (and if) Chevrolet would be marketing the Spark EV has been answered.
Spark EV Commercial Is All About Performance
The answers are: Yes they are. And by featuring the performance of their 4 seat, 82 mile EV.
"Now you can give up gas without giving up performance. Introducing the all new, pure electric 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. It packs a whopping 400 lb-ft of torque; that's more than a Ferrari 458 Italia...with zero emissions. A car powered by electricity, that moves like electricity"
The Chevrolet Spark EV (more details here) is now available at selected dealerships in California and Oregon from $27,495.
To find out more about the Spark EV's 400+ lb-ft of torque rating, check out a story featuring Peter Savagian, GM’s General Director for for Electric Drives and Electrification Systems Engineering, who breaks down all the ins-and-outs of the Spark EV's amazing electric motor for us.