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Detroit Electric SP:01

4 Apr , 2013  

Detroit Electric SP01 Front

Detroit Electric have today unveiled the SP:01. The limited edition car is aiming to be the new benchmark for performance and handling for electric vehicles.

The important bits:

  • 150kW Electric motor (201 BHP)
  • 166lb ft of torque
  • 0-62 in 3.7 seconds
  • Top speed of 155 MPH
  • 37kWh battery
  • 180 mile range
  • Fully charge in just 4.3 hours
  • Carbon fibre body
  • Only 999 cars will be built
  • First all electric car to be made in Detroit
  • Two other cars are in the pipeline
  • Production starts August 2013
  • The SP:01 starts at $135,000

Detroit Electric SP01 Front Angle

Detroit Electric SP01 Rear Angle

Detroit Electric SP01 Rear

You can find out more info at Detroit Electics website.

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