The CityBug

Introducing the 2 doors 4 seat CityBug Electric Vehicle to South Africa mid-2021.

Eleksa imports and distributes Electric Vehicles in South Africa for the last 6 years.

We plan to use our current and future dealerships to distribute the vehicle throughout South Africa.

The first 4 CityBug’s arrived in South Africa in July 2021. Expect to see many CityBug’s in your town or city.

The CityBug is an urban EV with the following specifications:

  • Charging cost of 15c per km.
  • A full charge cost around R15.00.
  • Speed 55km/h.
  • Range 100 km (upgradeable to 200km).
  •  2 Doors 4 Seats.
  • 12-inch alloy wheels.
  • Artificial leather seats with contrast stitching.
  • Powered by a 9kWh battery and a 4kW electric motor.
  • Supports a load-carrying capacity of roughly 300kg.
  • Maximum incline scalability is rated at 11.31 degrees.
  • Dimensions: 2,960mm long, 1,480mm wide, and 1,520mm tall.
  • Includes aircon, sound system, USB ports, central locking, reverse camera, electric windows, digital instrument cluster, Bluetooth connectivity, google maps navigation, android tablet infotainment system, emergency cut-off switch.
Charging cost of 15c per km.
100 km

Price: R230, 000.00

It is an ideal city or town runabout. It experiences good interest as a delivery vehicle for short-range deliveries due to  the extremely low running cost.

Note: CityBug is already on the market in the UK, Spain, Germany and Uruguay.


The Future

  • New Investors and Dealerships have the opportunity to join Eleksa either as a passive investor or as an investor and retailer with his own Eleksa Branch. We currently have 20 investors.
  • Eleksa is open to partnerships with companies considering EV’s in their business fleet or as their core business.
  • Alternative energy companies have the opportunity to include these vehicles in their product range to further protect their customers from power and fuel uncertainties and cost escalation.
  • More vehicles will be added in future including a small bakkie, delivery van and a small family SUV.