Your daily dose of short green car news. Today, Renovo's coming to Las Vegas, Nissan's e-NV200 working well as a taxi van and some Australian's take a Tesla Model S on a road trip in the US.
Renovo Motors Coupe: Monterey 2014
- John Beltz Snyder
- Dec 22, 2014
- Jonathon Ramsey
- Aug 21, 2014
Xcar Films went to Pebble Beach and gave Renovo Motors CEO Christopher Heiser a platform to talk about his new electric supercar based on the Shelby Daytona Coupe. The relevant nuggets: 500 horsepower and 1,000 pound-feet of torque from direct-drive twin sequential axial flux motors powered by a lithium-ion battery, 0 to 60 in 3.4 seconds, top speed over 120 mph, 2,500 pounds, $529,000 to purchase.
- Chris Bruce
- Aug 17, 2014
The Shelby Daytona Coupe is one of the best looking vehicles ever to go racing from any era; it's not exactly known for its amazing fuel economy, though, with a big V8 creating tons of muscular power. Electric car company Renovo Motors aims to revolutionize this American classic by keeping its fantastic styling but fitting a powerful electric motor to maintain the performance in a greener way. The company's coupe makes its debut in Monterey at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on the Con