Renovo shows production prototype of Shelby-based electric supercar

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Using a factory-modified Shelby American CSX9000 rolling chassis (“Cobra Daytona Coupe”), Renovo’s eponymous coupe features twin mid-mounted sequential axial-flux motors producing more than 370 kW (500 hp) and 1,000 lb-ft (1,356 N·m) of torque, with a 0-60 mph time of less than 3.4 Top speed is more than 120 mph (193 km/h). seconds, with a top speed (electronically limited) of 250 km/h (155 mph). Renovo Coupe Click to enlarge. Renovo Motors , Inc.

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Tesla Model S matches gas cars by going 320 miles at average speeds of 75 mph

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During the run, the test driver drove the Model S Long Range Plus through a 100-mile stretch of interstate, involving an out-and-back loop at 75 mph in cruise control. We had to lengthen the course instead, notching 320 miles at 75 mph, the best result of any EV yet,” wrote Car and Driver.

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Renovo to show electric supercar prototype at CES

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Using a factory-modified Shelby American CSX9000 rolling chassis (“Cobra Daytona Coupe”), Renovo’s eponymous coupe features twin mid-mounted sequential axial-flux motors producing more than 370 kW (500 hp) and 1,000 lb-ft (1,356 N·m) of torque, with a 0-60 mph time of less than 3.4 Top speed is more than 120 mph (193 km/h). Renovo Motors, Inc., will offer the first public viewing of its electric supercar prototype at the upcoming 2015 International CES in Las Vegas.

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Audi power-dense 2.5L TFSI engine with electric biturbo delivers 591 hp from 2,480 cc; 48V subsystem for the turbo

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mph) in 3.6 By comparison: The new Ford Shelby GT 350 will feature a naturally aspirated 5.2L The 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 is powered by an aluminum 5.8-liter supercharged V8 producing 494 kW (662 hp) and 856 N·m (631 lb-ft) of torque, or 85 kW/L and 148 N·m/L. mph) in 3.6 At the Wörthersee festival, Audi is showcasing the Audi TT clubsport turbo technology concept equipped with a new 2.5

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Ford’s math on hybrid fuel economy; standing by the C-MAX EPA ratings, acknowledging large real-world variance

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Ford next-generation hybrids offer increased performance and extended electric modes up from from 47 to 62 mph. Among the differences Nair spotlighted were: Speed: the difference between 75 mph and 65 mph can produce a 7 mpg difference in fuel economy. So when I drive that hybrid the way I drive my Shelby GT500, I typically lose about 12 mpg. Raj Nair outlining factors affecting real-world fuel economy in hybrids. Click to enlarge.

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2010 Aptera 2e First Drive and Video on Inside Line

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Powerslides We never got Punch above 60 mph in the confines of the parking lot, but were able to sling it at that speed into a series of tire-screeching turns around the building. Aptera says its proprietary battery-powered powertrain can propel the slippery craft from zero to 60 mph in under 10 seconds (it feels quicker, though) and top speed is electronically limited to 90 mph.