Updated on September 8, 2020


Created on June 9, 2017


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Kiira EV Smack is a hybrid electric vehicle designed in Africa.

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Product Description

The KIIRA EV SMACK is a 5-seat front-wheel drive hybrid vehicle powered by a series combination of an internal combustion engine and a traction motor. The traction motor receives power from a rechargeable battery pack. It was designed and built by Kiira Motors Corporation in Uganda and is currently a prototype.

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Manufacturer, Kiira Motors Corporation

Manufacturing/Building Method

The vehicle is said to be fully manufactured in Africa. There are plans to produce around 5000 vehicles per year once the plant is fully constructed.

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User Provision Model


Distributions to Date Status

Still plans to produce but no actual distribution up to now

Design Specifications

The KIIRA EV is a Two-Seater Car with a Maximum Speed of 100 kph, a Range of 80 km, Dry Weight of 1000 kg, Powered by a 26 hp AC Induction Motor, with Zero Tail Pipe Emissions and Insignificant Powertrain Noise. Powertrain Performance (Hybrid Mode) Maximum Speed 140 kph Range (full tank) 500 km Maximum torque: 170 nm Peak Power 107 Hp/80 kW Acceleration Performance 1.60 m/s2 0 to 60 KPH in 10.5 s Gradeability 21% (120) at 30 kph Fuel Consumption (City) 25 mpg/10 kpl Fuel Consumption (Highway) 28 mpg/12 kpl   It is available with a Push to Start System and Smart Keyless Access Control System. it is equipped with a rear view camera enabling self-parking capabilities. A multimedia system and several displays are installed in the vehicle. The car is customizable according to customer requests.

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Vetted Performance Status


Potential hazards linked with lithium batteries

Complementary Technical Systems

Charging stations when they are available

Academic Research and References

Korukundo, P., Stevens Tickodri-Togboa, S., Musasizi, P. I. , Kibalama, D., Madanda, R. and Tumwine, V., Development of the KIIRA EV SMACK Master Controller Logic, Adv Automob Eng, 2016

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