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Nissan GT-R designer pens light-weight electrical sports activities automobile

Nissan GT-R designer pens light-weight electrical sports activities automobile


A Japanese engineering firm is out to exhibit that mild weight and electrical energy do not need to be mutually unique relating to automobiles.

The corporate AIM on Wednesday supplied full specs on its EV Sport 01, an electrical sports activities automobile idea that was first proven in April and encompasses a design crafted by SN Design Platform, the design studio of Shiro Nakamura, Nissan’s former design chief who was liable for a number of standout Nissans and Infinitis, together with the present R35 Nissan GT-R.

In accordance with AIM, the EV Sport 01 packs 483 hp and weighs simply 3,141 kilos. For reference, the Lotus Evija hypercar, one of many lightest electrical automobiles in manufacturing, weighs over 3,700 kilos.

The facility comes from a dual-motor rear-wheel-drive setup developed by AIM, and offering power for the motors is a lithium-ion battery with a capability of 81 kwh. This all sits in a chassis boasting a carbon-fiber central tub and aluminum sub-frames with double-wishbone suspension entrance and rear. Carbon-fiber composite supplies are additionally used for the physique to assist preserve weight down.

AIM EV Sport 01 concept

AIM EV Sport 01 idea

The automobile’s compact dimensions additionally assist to maintain weight down. The EV Sport 01 measures somewhat over 153 inches lengthy and is designed to seat two.

AIM, primarily based within the metropolis of Nagoya, is an professional relating to powertrains and has even competed within the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a prototype working the corporate’s personal 5.5-liter V-10. Its crew, Oreca Matmut AIM, managed to complete as excessive as fourth general through the 2010 race.

The corporate mentioned it’s now growing the electrical motors used within the EV Sport 01, generally known as the APM200 collection, to be used by OEMs and potential manufacturing automobiles launched by AIM. The primary of those AIM-branded automobiles could possibly be the EV Sport 01. The corporate mentioned it’s at the moment growing a feasibility examine for the manufacturing of a restricted run.

AIM will current the EV Sport 01 on the 2023 Goodwood Competition of Pace, which runs within the U.Ok. from July 13-16.



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