Posts Tagged ‘ Electric Racing Car ’
Peugeot have unveiled a new 100% electric concept car called the EX 1 (pictured above), the car was let loose around the Linas-Montlhery autodrome just south of Paris yesterday and managed to break no less than 6 different electric acceleration records in one afternoon (pending FIA approval). Lanjut →
Top Gear have been slowly converting away from an attitude of repulsion towards hybrid and electric cars to a more accepting and occasionally very welcoming demeanour, not long ago they gave a rave review to the new Honda CR-Z sports hybrid coupé and this last week they posted a video of one of their writers (sadly not Jeremy, James or Richard) taking the Citroën Survolt around the Thruxton circuit in the UK. Lanjut →
Fiat and Chrysler have announced that they will be working together to develop a 100% electric Fiat 500, similar in many ways to the Atomik 500. This will be the first vehicle that these two motoring giants work together since their alliance last year and we expect to see the Fiat e500 for sale stateside in early 2012.
The Fiat Atomik 500 is a good example of what manufacturers could be building and selling by the shipload (if they had the requisite cojones). The above pictured Fiat 500 is highly modified from it’s original form featuring 3 electric motors (2 for the front wheels and 1 for the rear axle) pumping out the equivalent of 300bhp, this coupled with the low-slung lithium-ion-phosphate battery system installed along the Lanjut →
The organisers behind the upcoming and highly anticipated EMXGP racing series have announced that they’ll be bumping the start of the season to mid-October 2010 in Barcelona, the initial inaugural race was set for Paris in June. The reason is said to be that the electric car builders need a little more time on their vehicles, this is understandable and I am sure there are many out there who would rather see an impressive race in October than a race fraught with breakdowns and non-staters in June. Lanjut →