December 7, 2022

DriveElectric Awards 2023 winner

The all new ORA Funky Cat awarded ‘Best Urban Electric Car’ at the 2023 DrivingElectric Awards.

  • ORA Funky Cat has earnt its first automotive award as ‘Best Urban Electric Car’
  • Praised for its unique personality, spacious interior and driving experience
  • The ORA Funky Cat is now available to see and buy in showrooms and online

After a very successful launch in the UK and following a series of very positive reviews by automotive press, ORA Funky Cat has received an award for ‘Best Urban Electric Car’ at the 2023 DrivingElectric awards. 

Prior to receiving this award, ORA Funky Cat was awarded 4/5 stars by DrivingElectric in a full in-depth review, where the vehicle was praised for it’s quality materials, spacious interior and stable and sturdy ride. 

“We are delighted with the response to our brand launch and our first exciting launch model, ORA Funky Cat. This award is further confirmation that we’re on the right track to offer customers a great quality EV experience at an accessible price point.”

Toby Marshall, Sales and Marketing Director, GWM ORA UK

“One of the biggest surprises of the year, the Ora Funky Cat is a fantastic small EV. Its quirky personality is only bolstered by the spacious interior, agreeable driving experience and flashy First Edition spec sheet. Look out, Europe, China’s on the march…”

Richard Ingram, Editor, DrivingElectric

As a very highly specified launch vehicle, the ORA Funky Cat First Edition will start with a competitive price of £31,995, available with a 48kWh battery offering a WLTP range of 193 miles. 

To offer complete peace of mind, the vehicle will be backed by a very comprehensive 5-year vehicle, unlimited mileage warranty with cover on the battery for 8-years or 100,000 miles. Service intervals are in-line with best-in-class competitors, scheduled every 2 years or 18,000 miles, whichever comes first. 

The vehicle will come equipped with a very high standard specification, including: Adaptive & lane Centring Cruise Control, 360 Degree Cameras, Voice Assistant, LED Headlights, 18” Alloy Wheels, Wireless Phone Charging and Electric Front Seats. Early adopters will also benefit from a 18 month entertainment bundle*. In addition, the vehicle has comprehensive charging capability with Type 2 single-phase AC and three-phase AC charging as standard. Funky Cat First Edition will also feature DC rapid charging and come equipped with a CCS socket as standard. 

The ORA Funky Cat First Edition will be available in a choice of four colour variations, informed by the ORA community in a poll earlier this year. As standard, the vehicle will be presented with a Nebula green exterior paint finish and a black interior, customers can also opt to upgrade to a Starry black metallic exterior paint. Additionally, Mars red (red & beige interior) and Aurora green (green & beige interior) variations are also available for additional cost and feature a black or white contrasting roof.

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