Category: Hybrid/Electric

Paris 2010: Lotus Elan — Two Seat Sportscar

Lotus has used the Paris 2010 Motor Show to unveil a brand new Elan with rear-wheel-drive and sleek looks. The new Lotus Elan will rival the Porsche 911 with a 4.0-litre V6 engine with 331kW and 465Nm of torque. This motor connects to a seven-speed DCT transmission and this allows for a top speed of 310km/h. Because the Lotus Elan […]

Read more ›

Paris 2010: Renault Twizy Z.E. Electric One-Seater

Renault has revealed their Twizy, a model which will fall under the Zero Emission branding which currently holds the Fluence and Kangoo Van. The Z.E. Twizy will be a city-skipper which offers 15kW of power with 57Nm of torque from an electric motor. A top speed of 75km/h is possible with this motor. Renault’s Twizy is aimed at city-people looking […]

Read more ›

Paris 2010: The Audi e-Tron Spyder

The Audi e-Tron Spyder has been revealed at the Paris Motor Show. The e-Tron was previously revealed in Coupe form at the Detroit Auto Show, where it has now grown by 13 cm in length and 3 cm in width. Following the growth, Audi’s e-Tron is no longer an all-electric vehicle like the Coupe, instead the Spyder will boast hybrid […]

Read more ›

Paris 2010: Skoda Octavia Green E Line Concept

This is Skoda’s Octavia Green E Line concept which offers a white paint job, aerodynamic wheels and a glossy black roof. When compared to the standard model, the interior of this concept boasts a revised display which offers vehicle information. Power comes from a 85kW electric motor with 270Nm of torque. This allows for a 0-100km/h time of 12 seconds […]

Read more ›

Paris 2010: Jaguar C-X75 Supercar Concept

Jaguar has revealed their C-X75 concept at the Paris Motor Show. The C-X75 concept is an electric supercar which celebrates 75 years of Jaguar, and the automaker said that the C-X75 will pay respect to some of the most admired cars of the past, as well as provide a glimpse into the future of the brand and its design ideas. […]

Read more ›

Paris 2010: Peugeot HR1 Concept

Peugeot has used the Paris Motor Show to reveal their HR1 Concept which features a bit of City-Car, Coupe and SUV DNA. The HR1 boasts an exterior with electric scissor doors, LED lights and a double bubble roof. The interior boasts a driver-orientated design, a head-up display, and an innovative movement recognition system which allows the driver to select functions […]

Read more ›

Paris 2010: SEAT IBE Sport Coupe Concept

SEAT has revealed their IBE all-electric sports coupe concept at the Paris Motor Show. Essentially the IBE Concept revealed here is an improvement of the one revealed at the last Geneva Motor Show. Nonetheless, SEAT’s IBE is an all-electric model with a 2+2 seating layout in a sport coupe design. There is an electric motor in the front end of […]

Read more ›

Paris 2010 Preview: Exagon’s Furtive e-GT Electric Sportscar

Exagon Motors has released something called the Furtive e-GT to a small group of journalists prior to the Paris Motor Show which starts this week. The electric sports car will boast two-electric motors and petrol engine for hybrid power. The electric motors are from Siemens and they will offer an estimated 254kW of power with a 0-100km/h time of 3.5 […]

Read more ›

New Images Of The Honda Jazz Hybrid

Honda has released a load of new images concerning their Jazz Hybrid, prior to the Paris Motor Show. The Jazz Hybrid uses a 1.3-litre engine connected to a 10kW electric motor. The hybrid system here will be able to work with the engine only, engine and electric motor, or electric motor only. There’s a battery pack below the boot floor, […]

Read more ›

More Images Of The Kia POP Concept

Kia has released new images of their POP electric mini car concept prior to the Paris Motor Show. The POP mini-car is a small electric vehicle which measures in at three metres long with a bench-like front seat and a single seat at the back. There are no other details on the POP.

Read more ›

Design Sketch Of The 2013 Infiniti EV

This is the new Infiniti Electric Vehicle which is said to be a high-performance five-seater. The Infiniti EV is scheduled to go on sale in 2013 where it will have a luxurious interior with power and performance based on the Nissan Leaf. “This future EV will play a major part of Infiniti’s ‘eco performance’ strategy that will see a greater […]

Read more ›

Renault Kangoo Z.E. — Electric Panel Van

Renault has used the Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover, Germany to reveal their brand new Kangoo Express Z.E. Essentially the Kangoo Express Z.E. is an all-electric panel van which offers companies the ability to travel around using greener technology. Power for the Kangoo Z.E. comes from a 22kWh lithium-ion battery pack which powers a 44kW electric motor with 226Nm of […]

Read more ›

Paris 2010 Preview: Peugeot EX1 Electric Concept

This is Peugeot’s new concept car dubbed the EX1. It will show it’s face at the Paris Show later this month where it will offer an all-electric layout with a futuristic design. Peugeot’s EX1 will have a droplet-shaped body which uses the same design language from the SR1 concept, as well as the production 508 — which will also show […]

Read more ›

Renderings Of The Audi e-Tron Spider Concept

New details on the Audi e-Tron Spyder has surfaced where it was once again said that the model will show its face at the Paris Motor Show. It’s expected that the e-Tron will be dubbed the R4, and this means that it will be a smaller brother to the R8 supercar. AutoBild, the founders of the latest details, have said […]

Read more ›

The Lotus Elite For 2014 — V8 Hybrid Supercar

Lotus has released the first details on their brand new 2014 Elite. The Elite from Lotus is a 2+2 model which offers dramatic styling, a retractable hard-top roof, and a 5.0-litre V8 engine with a lot of power. Following of all this, and quite possibly the best news, the Lotus Elite will be a hybrid model as it uses a […]

Read more ›