Wednesday, October 20, 2010

2012 Exagon Electric Sport Cars Furtive-eGT

In 2010, electric power promises to herald a new era in mobility. Now, Luc Marchetti and his teams have decided to go one step further, creating a top-of-the-range electric GT car. French carmaker Exagon Motors is set to showcase its electric sports car named Furtive-eGT at the Paris Auto Show 2010. The 2012 Exagon Electric Sport Cars Furtive-eGT is a 2+2 seater, powered by a pair of Siemens-developed electric motors that can produce a massive 340 hp of peak power.
Exagon Furtive eGT has perfect sports cars looks. Exagon Motors is planning to commence production of the Furtive-eGT by 2012 and is hoping to sell 100 cars a year. Price of the electric sports car Furtive-eGT is expected to be two or three times that of the Tesla Roadster.
2012 Exagon Electric Sport Cars Furtive-eGT
The electric sports car Furtive-eGT is powered by two latest-generation engines created by Siemens Corporate Technology, each providing an output of 125 kW, i.e. total power equivalent to 340 hp at 5,000 to 10,000 rpm. These are currently the lightest and most compact engines available on the market. They have a liquid cooling system and their efficiency is outstanding.
The lithium-ion batteries manufactured by worldwide specialist Saft are the beating heart of the Furtive-eGT. Latest-generation lithium-ion batteries by Saft + an optional range extender. These state-of-the-art VL 4 batteries provide 150 kWh (50,000 watt-hours). They have a life cycle of approximately ten years, can undergo 3,000 charging cycles and are recyclable. Their autonomy is astounding: 197 to 406 km in electric-only mode, depending on usage conditions. An optional range extender brings the autonomy up to 807 km.
Exagon MotorsTM aims to produce the Furtive-eGT in a small series, with an annual output of around a hundred cars. For the two upcoming years, Exagon MotorsTM will keep the press and media up-to-date on progress made in the electric sports car Furtive-eGT’s entry into production.
The first test runs for the press are due to start in June 2011.