Sam's Club Offering $100k Electric Sports Car From Hybrid Technologies

Make room in the shopping cart next to the family-sized toilet paper and ten-gallon jug of industrial apple juice, as Sam's Club is now selling a new all-electric sports car from Hybrid Technologies for the bargain price of just $100,000. Hybrid Technologies, if you remember, builds lithium battery-powered versions of… » 11/03/08 10:30am 11/03/08 10:30am

Venturi Volage Concept Debuts At Paris Auto Show, Sets Standard For…

Venturi has debuted an all-new concept here at the 2008 Paris Motor Show » 10/03/08 7:25am 10/03/08 7:25am: the Venturi Volage. The Volage takes the electric sports car concept and really runs with it — the all carbon-fiber car is equipped with the first application we've seen of the Michelin Active Wheel, the compact unit using in-wheel electric…

700HP Lightning GT Electric Sports Car Goes 200 Miles On 10 Minute…

With an electric motor at each wheel, the UK-built Lightning GT, unveiled yesterday at the British Motor Show, is said to produce a total of 700 HP. According to the company, the Lightning's nanotechnology battery pack will provide a 200-mile range on a ten-minute charge. Those are mighty big numbers to be throwing… » 7/23/08 10:59am 7/23/08 10:59am

Venturi Fetish Gets Upgraded Power, Retains Weird Name

A constricted passage though which fluid flows and accelerates while the internal pressure drops and an object or action upon which unreasonably excessive attention or reverence is placed, Venturi Fetish. It's French, who knows. But, it's still a pretty slick car and it's ready to join the quickly expanding field of… » 4/29/08 3:40pm 4/29/08 3:40pm

ThoRR Electric Se7en Should Have Shocking Performance

Thor is of course the Norse god of thunder, thunder comes from lightning and lightning is made of electricity, thus naming an all-electric se7en ThoRR is appropriate. The chassis we all know and love is largely unmolested, but the powertrain is pure electrons with a Siemens 3-phase electric motor sporting a redline of… » 4/28/08 12:15pm 4/28/08 12:15pm