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New, Electric MG Sports Car

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  MG Cyberster 2024                                                                                                          Source:  MG UK Designed, China Owned The iconic British sports car brand MG, which is now owned by China SAIC, is developing an electric sports car, the MG Cyberster for the brand's 100th birthday in 2024.  They're calling it an "affordable sports car" and are targeting international markets with both left-and right-hand driving modes.  Judging from the concept car images and just released teaser production images, the beauty, aerodynamics and performance capabilities of the MG Cyberster look to be spectacular.  It could rival the immense popularity of its predecessor, the MGB sportscar of the 1960's. Tech Specs We Know What is most impressive is the EV's expected performance.  It will be powered by a "module-less" battery technology that has a claimed range of 500 miles on a charge.  That range is at the top of the list, beati

Mercedes EQ Silver Arrow - Super Concept Car

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  Vision EQ Silver Arrow                                        Source: Mercedes Benz Car Inspired by the Past, Revolutionized by the Future Mercedes' EQ Silver Arrow concept car is arguably their most futuristic vision of what electric driving can be. The Silver Arrow is a stunningly beautiful, smooth, sleek sports car that is the crown jewel of Mercedes' creative design and technologies.  First introduced in 2018, the Silver Arrow is a one-seater, inspired by the world record breaking Mercedes racecar W125 from 1937.  The W125 set a world, 268 mph speed record that held until 2017. The new EV concept is the perfect mix of old-world luxuries with new, highly advanced technologies. Mercedes says the Silver Arrow is their signpost to the future of automotive design. Tech Specs Mercedes has conceived the concept as an all-electric vehicle, that is soundless.  There is no roaring race car combustion engine.  Instead, it has dual electric motors that create an aggregate of 550 kW o

DeLorean's Comeback: Electric Sports Car

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  The Delorean Alpha 5 EV                                                        Source:  DeLorean - New & Old New Electric Sports Car It was more than 40 years ago, in 1975, that the glitzy, avantgarde Delorean DMC hit the global automotive market.  The vehicle was nothing less than an automotive trailblazer of a sports car with its stainless-steel body, gull wing doors and flashy futuristic design.  Now, four decades later, the DeLorean sports car is being reborn as the DeLorean Alpha 5 EV concept car.  It has the classic gull wing doors but everything else is new, all electric and zero emissions.  The vehicle will be unveiled in August by the new DeLorean Motors which is owned and operated by British automotive mechanic Stephen Wynn in Humble, Texas.  The original DeLorean Motors, founded by automotive legend John DeLorean, went out of business in 1982. Tech Specs & More As you can see in the images, the Alpha 5 EV is sleek, smooth and very stylish.  The vehicle is all elect

DeLorean Reborn as Alpha 5 EV

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  The New Delorean Electric Sports Car                                                        Source:  DeLorean - New & Old Blast From the Past That's All New & Electric It was more than 40 years ago, in 1975, that the glitzy, avantgarde Delorean DMC hit the global automotive market.  The vehicle was nothing less than an automotive trailblazer of a sports car with its stainless-steel body, gull wing doors and flashy futuristic design.  Now, four decades later, the DeLorean sports car is being reborn as the DeLorean Alpha 5 EV concept car.  It has the classic gull wing doors but everything else is new, all electric and zero emissions.  The vehicle will be unveiled in August by the new DeLorean Motors which is owned and operated by British automotive mechanic Stephen Wynn in Humble, Texas.  The original DeLorean Motors, founded by automotive legend John DeLorean, went out of business in 1982. Tech Specs & More As you can see in the images, the Alpha 5 EV is sleek, smooth

Porsche's New E-Sports Car 718E

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  Defining the Future of Sports Cars                                                  Source:  Porsche Porsche's Growing Electric Lineup Porsche just announced that it will launch the Porsche 718E, all-electric sports car in 2025. The e-sports car will be available in Germany in late 2023. It will be sold exclusively as an electric vehicle.  In fact, the next generation of the 718 Boxster/Cayman will be electric only.  Porsche is a wholly owned subsidiary of VW.  And the 718E will be Porsche's first car produced on the VW PPE (Premium Platform Electric) that is being developed with Audi.  Porsche says that it is developing the 718E and its core electric technologies to "shape the future of sports cars" that are totally electric powered with zero emissions to the environment but operate with the power and fun of a regular sports car. Porsche's Electric Future Porsche's electric-carbon neutral plans are ambitious.  Porsche is working to have its entire value cha

Polestar E-Sportscar with Own Drone

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  Polestar's Latest Electric Convertible Concept & Drone                                                  Source:  Polestar Car With Flying Drone Launches to Videotape the Drive Sweden-based electric car manufacturer Polestar has a new all-electric convertible sports car concept that comes with its own flying drone.  The EV called O2 is a stunning sports car convertible with 2+2 seating, meaning 2 seats in the front and 2 snug seats in the back.  O2 is a highly advanced piece of automotive engineering with a bonded aluminum body.  It is totally electric, zero emissions with the added advanced technology of a flying, built in "cinematic drone".  The drone is engineered to launch from the rear of the car, while the car is moving, and then videotape the driver's journey along the road for later cinematic viewing. Tech Specs The O2 is Polestar's second concept car and follows Precept which debuted in 2020 and is now being manufactured as Polestar 5.  O2's smoo

Lexus New E-Sports Car Concept

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  Stunning Zero Emissions, Electric Concept                                                       Source:  Lexus BEV Sport Is a Beauty That Could Be an Electric Gamechanger Toyota's luxury brand Lexus has unveiled a stunning new electric concept sports car.  It's part of their expanding and evolving electric lineup of vehicles for zero emissions driving. New BEVs in the pipeline include a new sedan and SUV. The eye-catching electric sports car is called the BEV (battery electric vehicle) Sport. Electric Centerpiece The BEV Sport is a centerpiece in Lexus' next-G electric vehicle lineup.  It is a low to the ground, long, 2 seat sportscar with a very smooth and elegant design.  It is fast, going from zero to 60 mph in less than 2 seconds.  The targeted range for the electric vehicle is 430 miles. It is powered by an innovative solid-state battery that Toyota is investing heavily in, not the traditional lithium-ion battery that most electric vehicles are powered by.  BEV Sport

Porsche's Exciting New Electric Concepts

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  Porsche’s New Electric 718 & Mission R Concept Cars                               Source:  Porsche Experts Expect a Dazzler in the 2025 Porsche 718 Porsche is teasing a new, fully electric concept car, the 2025 Porsche 718 that is totally electric.    A precursor to it, the Mission R racing car concept, was unveiled at the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich.    The Mission R is said to preview the 718 and    may serve as a base prototype for the new 718 consumer car.   Porsche is calling the 718 “The Most Modern Porsche”.    It will have a front motor, making the electric version of the 718 the first, all-wheel drive model. It will be sold in both Boxster and Cayman forms.    And it will feature Porsche’s new electric front of very wide headlights.    The only glimpse of the new concept that Porsche has given is an image of a headlight.  With this concept, Porsche says that it is looking to the future "with cutting edge technologies combined with breathtaking design", inspired