Renovo Motors unveils Shelby CSX9000 based electric supercar

Taking the shape of a muscle car from an earlier era, Renovo Motors has unveiled the Renovo Coupe all electric supercar.  The car, based on a factory-modified Shelby American CSX9000 rolling chassis (“Cobra Daytona Coupe”), has a 0-60 miles/hr time under 3.4 seconds and a top speed over 120 miles/hr.…

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Renault may be getting ready to join Formula E electric racing series

Renault has announced they will announce something about “When the worlds of Formula 1 and electric cars meet…”.  That obtuse announcement of a pending announcement was accompanied by a nearly useless picture showing something vaguely electric performance car related.  I hesitated posting anything, preferring to wait until the April 25…

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Stuntbusters: Electric Engine vs. Combustion Engine

The StuntBusters show on SPEEDTV did an attempt to show which is faster – gas or electric.  The event was staged and not terribly like real race conditions.  So we shouldn’t read into this anything more than an attempt to entertain and inform people.  And, for sure, it put electric…

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Lola-Drayson reveals details of the B12/69EV electric race car

The Lola-Drayson team have just revealed what is intended to be the fastest electric-powered racing car in the world.  The B12/69EV is built on a current Lola LMP1 chassis with Drayson’s 4X2-640 drive train, that is claimed to propel the car at speeds up to 200 miles/hr and deliver more power than an equivalent…

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New electric car racing series envisioned with American Le Mans

Exciting news about a new electric car race series being mulled.  Quimera (and by extension TTXGP), the International Motor Sports Association and the American Le Mans are working together to launch what may be a global electric car race series.  Going by the press release below the stakeholders mentioned are…

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