Detroit Electric Sp:01
After years of uncertainty, the revived brand sells its first electric sports car to its Chinese importer, Jowett Motors.
Detroit Electric, the latest startup looking to make an electric roadster based on the Lotus Elise has revealed the final design, inside and out, of its upcoming SP:01 sports car.
There's been a proud history of basing electric sports cars off of the Lotus Elise. Its lightweight architecture has formed the basis for the original Tesla Roadster, the PG Elektrus, the Noah Joseph
Detroit Electric is still on board to produce the Lotus Exige-based SP:01 electric sports car, which has been John Beltz Snyder
UPDATE: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that this was the first time Detroit Electric had announced plans to build cars in Holland. This plan was first announced last August.
The plans that the revived Detroit Electric company made headlines with when it announced the all-electric SP:01 sports car were, at best, optimistic. To go from concept to starting production in half a year was always a going to be a challenging proposition, so we were hardly surprised when it was recently discovered tha
The revival of Detroit Electric and the imminent arrival of its first vehicle, the SP:01 sports car, have us hooked, not because the EV is the most innovative design around (based on the Lotus Exige, it's strikingly similar to Tesla's discontinued Lotus-based Damon Lowney
Startup EV-maker Detroit Electric is having a little trouble getting out of the gate, according to a report in The Detroit News. The (obviously) Detroit-based automaker says production of its
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Detroit Electric revealed its new SP:01 electric sports car (pictured) at Detroit's historic Fisher Building Wednesday – the same place where the company's headquarters are located – marking the rebirth of a marque that had been dormant since 1939. And while the first SP:01 cars won't even be built until Augus
We won't fault you if the name Detroit Electric has fallen off your radar. After all, the company is best known for producing around 13,000 electric vehicles in the early 1900s, not to mention a revival from the Zap brand that, well, Steven J. Ewing