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Ginetta G50EV and John Surtees at the Channel Tunnel – Click above for high-res image gallery

Ginetta G50EV and John Surtees at the Channel Tunnel – Click above for high-res image gallery

Lawrence Tomlinson bought historic British car maker Ginetta in 2005, and in just three years his team has hit it over the wall with the maker's first car under his tenure: the Ginetta G50, has taken Autosport's number one slot in its Top 10 Cars of the Year.

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Is_the_new_electric_Ginetta_hotter_than_the_Tesla_Roadster#'; It appears that Ginetta Cars, a storied British company that's been building racing and road cars since 1958, may be heating up the electric sports car market with a gas-free version of their latest automotive masterpiece, the G50. Information about the car is scant. Their website states only that it is all-electric, can reach 120 mph and will have a range up to 250 miles. No acceleration times are