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E-Wolf Unveils Stunning All-Electric Supercar

Posted By Mike Chino On October 6, 2009 @ 9:00 am In automotive,Green Transportation,TransportationTuesday | 2 Comments

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Not since Tesla [1] electrified the auto world with its lean green supercars [2] has an all-electric vehicle gotten pulses pounding this quickly. Germany-based auto manufacturer E-Wolf [3] recently unveiled images and specs of their new e2, a 537 horsepower plug-in [4] sports car that boasts slick Italian styling and a 0-60 speed of under 4 seconds.

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Even though supercars [5] tend to be ridiculously fast and ludicrously expensive, the trend towards high performance plug-ins proves that electric vehicles can more than keep up with their gas guzzling counterparts.

Upping the ante in this field, E-Wolf [3]‘s e2 will be propelled by four in-wheel 134 horsepower electric motors that produce a total of 536 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive gives the vehicle plenty of traction to stay on the road, which is handy when cruising at the vehicle’s top speed of 155 mph. E-Wolf claims that the vehicle will have a 187-mile range on a full battery and will be capable of charging completely in 30 minutes thanks to an innovative flat cell Li-Tec battery.

Kai Schönenberg, Marketing Manager at e-WOLF has stated “Our aim is to offer a 2-seater extreme sports car in 2011: the e-WOLF e-2 . . . It will achieve dynamic vehicle performance that is sure to be very impressive . . . Here at e-WOLF, we can certainly envisage our e-2 participating in a 24-hour race in the next few years.” The first prototype of the vehicle will launch in 2011, with full production to start soon thereafter.

+ E-Wolf [3]

Autoblog [6] via Gizmodo [7]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Tesla: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/07/01/new-submission-29/

[2] supercars: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/06/04/tesla-motors-the-electric-roadster/

[3] E-Wolf: http://www.ewolf-car.com/

[4] plug-in: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/10/05/france-announces-2-2-billion-electric-car-charging-network/

[5] supercars: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/01/27/shelby-supercars-unveals-aero-ev-specs/

[6] Autoblog: http://www.autoblog.com/2009/09/29/e-wolf-channels-inner-italian-with-planned-e2-electric-car/

[7] Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5372211/once-again-this-is-an-electric-car

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