Detroit Electric SP:01 car

The Detroit Electric SP:01 is a creation of the Detroit Electric automaker. The electric US vehicle will be produced in 2,500 units annually. The EV cars for the European market will be manufactured in Netherlands.

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The US company claims that the SP:01 is the world’s fastest production electric car. The vehicle has a top speed of 249 km/h (155 mph) and can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds.

The SP:01 is capable of 201-bhp (150-kW) and 166 lb.ft (225 Nm) of torque. It 2,354 lb (1,068 kg). The light weight was achieved by using carbon fiber exterior panels and an aluminum platform.

The battery technology comes from an aircraft and nautical industries. Its . The life is assisted by a special system which recovers kinetic energy under braking. Detroit Electric SP:01 vehicle can run 190 miles on a single charge. Owners can charge the battery at home in 4 hours 20 minutes.

Inside, occupants are able to enjoy a smartphone-managed information and entertainment system. The application controls a music player, satellite navigation, air conditioning, lighting, battery charge and range.

The Detroit Electric’s is priced at US$200,000.