Electric Sports Cars
An electric vehicle uses an electric motor to operate. Electric vehicles include electric cars, electric trains, electric boats, and electric motorcycles. The renewed interest in electric vehicles is due to the high prices of oil and the environmental effects of the petroleum-based vehicles. The electric car trend is increasing very rapidly. Sports car manufacturers are also launching electric models of their cars.
Aston Martin is also launching its first ever electric car e-Cygnet in 2013. Vehicle manufacturers are partnering to meet the increasing demand of electric cars. Toyota has partnered with Tesla to manufacture electric vehicles (EVs). A wide range of incentives are provided to the owners of electric cars around the globe. Electric vehicles are exempt from showroom tax and road tax in United Kingdom. UK-wide charging stations and free or discounted parking is provided to the electric cars. Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) has delivered more than 1,650 electric Roadster sports cars worldwide. 2.5 Roadster covers a distance of 245 miles in a single charge. It goes from 0 to 60 in 3.7 seconds and has 295 lbs-ft of instant torque along with zero emission.
Artega SE (Sports Electric) is a new electric sports car introduced by the German company in 2011 to compete Nissanís Roadster. With the increase in the production of EVs, nations are building pilot networks of charging stations. Liv Inizio is an all-electric sports car with specifications similar to the Tesla Roadster. Citroenís plug-in hybrid REVOLTe is a new ecological friendly sports car. The share of electric sports cars is expected to increase rapidly because of rising interest of major industry players in the production of electric vehicles (EVs).
Article cotributed by: Sonia Sadaf
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