23 May '11, 7pm

Protoscar Lampo3: Best Electric Sports Car You Can't Buy Yet?: Protoscar isn't new to designing and building ele...

Protoscar Lampo3 electric prototype Enlarge Photo Protoscar isn’t new to designing and building electric car prototypes. The Swiss firm, who specializes in design and engineering, has previously revealed the Lampo and the Lampo2 , both prototypes for electric sports cars. For 2011, the firm has taken a new direction with the Lampo3 , stretching the car to make it a 2+2 instead of a two-seater, and adding a removable, Targa-style roof panel. The Lampo3’s styling is a bit more mainstream than their earlier prototypes, and the design appears to be influenced by the iconic Citroen DS. Styling aside, it’s what’s under the composite body and space frame that counts. The Lampo3 uses two motors in the rear and a single motor up front, and Protoscar claims a combined power output of 560 horsepower and 664 foot pounds of torque. The twin-rear-motor-design allows for torque vectoring...

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