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All-Wheel-Drive Battery-Powered Concept Revealed At Top Marques Monaco

The Toroidion 1MW supercar has had its official reveal at Top Marques in Monaco. This megawatt electric concept hails from Finland, and is the first fruit of a four-year effort.

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Two years after the Exagon Furtive eGT was revealed, the production version of French electric sports car is set to debut at the 2012 edition of the Paris Motor Show. While the newer version may soon steal the spotlight with its upsized set of 148-kW (198.5 horsepower) motors and a slightly larger 57-kWh battery, the original is not going gently into that good night.

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The Varley evR450 is the absolute antithesis of everything the company behind it has done to date. You see, Varley Electric Vehicles has been producing utilitarian battery-powered machines for quite some time now. If you're in Australia and need a hard-working tug for for an airport or factory, this is the company you'd likely call. Now, if you desire a head-turning, Maserati MC12-like pluggable, you can call them for that too.

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With 522 Nm (385 pound-feet) of torque available in an instant, and a super low-cut windshield bug deflector, the newly-revealed Arcspeed Sports is an all-electric that seems ready to bring an extreme roadster experience to the low-carbon, high-performance party. By that we mean that when you push the power pedal down and silently scream your way up to 60 miles per hour in 3.8 seconds, the open-to-the-elements cockpit should communicate the sense of speed in a way no targa top, or even convertib

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Gordon Murray Designs' latest creation, the Teewave AR1, not only showcases the firm's engineering capabilities, but also illustrates the point where integrity, lightweighting and electric drive meet.

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Gordon Murray Designs' latest creation, the Teewave AR1, not only showcases the firm's engineering capabilities, but also illustrates the point where integrity, lightweighting and electric drive meet.

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Ruf Greenster concept - Click above for high-res image gallery

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Ruf Greenster concept - Click above for high-res image gallery

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Steenstra Styletto – Click above for high-res image gallery

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Tesla Roadster Sport - Click above for high-res image gallery

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Tesla Roadster Sport - Click above for high-res image gallery

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Mercedes-Benz has officially confirmed the rumors that have been floating around in recent days – it will build an electrically powered version of its upcoming SLS gullwing coupe! The EV version of the SLS will drive all four wheels by means of an individual motor for each corner. It will not however use wheel hub motors, since those add too much unsprung mass. The motors will be mounted just inboard of the suspension components.

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Mercedes-Benz has officially confirmed the rumors that have been floating around in recent days – it will build an electrically powered version of its upcoming SLS gullwing coupe. The EV version of the SLS will drive all four wheels by means of an individual motor for each corner. It will not however use wheel hub motors, since those add too much unsprung mass. The motors will be mounted just inboard of the suspension components.

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BRUSA Spyder - Click above for a high-res image gallery

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BRUSA Spyder - Click above for a high-res image gallery

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Click above for a high-res gallery of the Protoscar LAMPOS concept

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Click above to enlarge the JJAD P1-E

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Click above to enlarge the JJAD P1-E

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There will be casualties. That's what we've been warned over and over about the burgeoning green car market in the face of the world's global economic crisis and the recent trend towards cheap gas. One such vehicle that we had been really looking forward to was the Wrightspeed X1, but we now hear it will never see the light of day. Why? According to Ian Wright, creator of the X1 electric supercar, "At this stage of the game, when oil is cheap and batteries still expensive, spending two- to three

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