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First Pictures Of The Revolutionary New Hybrid Lotus Renault R31

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Lotus Renault GP have launched their 2011 title challenger, the car is a gasoline electric hybrid with a remarkable, and perhaps revolutionary, exhaust system. Lanjut →

First Pictures Of The New Hybrid Ferrari F150

Ferrari unveiled their 2011 Formula 1 challenger yesterday, called the Ferrari F150 the F1 car features the much touted KERS hybrid system. The F150 was named to mark the 150th anniversary of Italian unification, a fitting tribute from the car company that unites all of Italy in both its wins and its losses. Lanjut →

The eWolf Alpha 2

eWolf is a small scale German electric car maker that made a name for themselves with the eWolf E1 model late last year, the Lotus 7 inspired electric open-wheeled racer won the hearts and minds of sports car fans around the world. eWolf is back with a new model, the E2 (pictured above) is set to begin deliveries in September 2011, about a year or so from now and when you remember that these are German engineers it is entirely possible that they’ll actually make that deadline rather than take the multiple postponement steps common with other small scale manufacturers. Lanjut →

Porsche 911 GT3 Hybrid

The Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid has been a head turner since Porsche whipped the sheets off it at this years Geneva Motorshow, the car has a hybrid KERS (kinetic energy recovery system) developed for them by the Williams Formula 1 team. In essence this is a flywheel that stores energy otherwise lost under braking by spinning at up to 40,000 rpm, when the boost is required the driver hits a paddle and releases 160hp of additional power to the front wheels through twin electric motors. 160hp doesn’t sound like a whole lot however the car already has a 480hp petrol engine in the back powering the rear wheels, so this hybrid has serious pulling power. Lanjut →

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