20 Apr '15, 1pm

Toroidion Electric Car Has 1 Megawatt (1,341) Horsespower

With all-wheel drive courtesy of four individual motors, the Toroidion electric supercar concept boasts quick battery swapping and 1,341 horsepower (1 Megawatt). Designed and built in Finland, the company was founded in 2011 to compete in the 24 Hours of LeMans. The one megawatt (1,000 kilowatts) comes by two front 200 kilowatt motors offering direct drive, plus tow rear motors of 300 kilowatts apiece, also direct drive. The vehicle pictured was teased in February, but has now been showcased in resplendent detail at least graphically, if not leaving out details unde rthe skin like battery chemistry, kilowatt-hours, range, and more. Stylistically, it’s a mish-mash of design elements and gull-wing doors. Inside is a spartan raceresque theme. The car looks a cut above a kit car, and images are meeting with a reaction of thumbs up or thumbs down. The company says it is lightwe...

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