Posts Tagged ‘sports car’

Lotus Presents 414E Evora Hybrid Supercar at Geneva Show

March 5th, 2010

With its new eco-friendly vehicle Lotus has made it clear that the company is serious about starting producing hybrid cars. At the Geneva 2010 Auto Show Lotus presented its Evora 414E Hybrid concept supercar, which boasts a range of 300 miles.

The company’s new supercar has two electric motors that accelerate the car from 0 to 60 in 4 seconds. The auto show offers a large number of all-electric and hybrid cars from 250 carmakers, and the Lotus model has one of the most impressive appearances. » Read more: Lotus Presents 414E Evora Hybrid Supercar at Geneva Show

Porsche 918 Spyder – Parallel Hybrid Supercar

March 4th, 2010

Today the Geneva Motor Show opened its doors to everyone passionate about cars, especially the eco-friendly ones. With this in mind it would be interesting to mention that Porsche has presented its 918 Spyder concept supercar.

The German carmaker’s new vehicle resembles a Carrera GT. It is powered by a 500hp V8 engine, but it also has two electric motors that generate extra 218hp or 160KW. » Read more: Porsche 918 Spyder – Parallel Hybrid Supercar

MOFO – Hybrid Vehicle with a Sleek Design

February 19th, 2010

The main disadvantage of electric vehicles is their short distance range.

In order to solve the issue engineers around the world decided to create hybrid cars that would include both an electric motor and a conventional one.

One of the most original hybrid concepts up to date was designed by James Piatt, who decided to name his car MOFO. » Read more: MOFO – Hybrid Vehicle with a Sleek Design

Bentley Aero Ace Speed VI – Electric Sports Car with Enhanced Aerodynamics

February 10th, 2010

Auto designer Gabriel Tam is the author of this Bentley Aero Ace Speed VI model. Tam was inspired by the Speed 6 that won Le Mans for the Bentley Boys back in ’20s.

When the designer worked on the Speed VI, he tried to focus on the car’s aerodynamic properties and on increasing the vehicle’s speed.

The car also features a double wishbone suspension integrated in the adjustable spoiler/aerofoil, so it would boast improved efficiency. » Read more: Bentley Aero Ace Speed VI – Electric Sports Car with Enhanced Aerodynamics

LAMPO2 – the New All-Electric Sports Car from Swiss Carmaker Protoscar

February 8th, 2010

lampo2-from-protoscarThis is LAMPO2, a sports car developed by a Swiss company called Protoscar.

It is worth mentioning that the first electric vehicle developed by the Swiss firm, LAMPO, was presented last year at the Geneva Motor Show.

This year, the new car will be presented at the same venue. The LAMPO2 is more lightweight than its predecessor and has better aerodynamics and efficiency. » Read more: LAMPO2 – the New All-Electric Sports Car from Swiss Carmaker Protoscar